The first table below looks at the demand for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the West Yorkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
XenSource Xen
Rank 100 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.060% 0.33% -
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 3.16% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
116 158 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 6.92% 10.56% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 50 44
Average daily rate £225 £290 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 33
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +40.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £11.70 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Xen
Yorkshire

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xen across the West Yorkshire region.

Xen Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Xen
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds 0 1 - - 1
Xen
Yorkshire

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen.

1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) EMC
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Data Management
1 8 (100.00%) XMPP
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 8 (100.00%) Lync
1 8 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (37.50%) SCOM
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Xen also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xen. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Wireless
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Project Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Data Management
1 8 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 8 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) EMC
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix