The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
England / Yorkshire
Rank 118 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.46% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 4.13% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £417 £290
% change year-on-year
+28.89% +43.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
261 315 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.09% 11.17% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 211 124
Median daily rate £410 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 30 42
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.05 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +0.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.50 £15.84
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Xen as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Xen Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Xen
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Xen Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Xen.

1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
1 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 8 (80.00%) CloudStack
2 8 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Python
2 8 (80.00%) Ruby
3 7 (70.00%) vSphere
3 7 (70.00%) XenServer
4 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
5 5 (50.00%) Unix
5 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 5 (50.00%) Cobbler
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle
6 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (30.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (30.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) IIS
7 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) CloudStack
1 8 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
2 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) DataSynapse
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) Jetty
3 1 (10.00%) Liferay
3 1 (10.00%) Mongrel
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (20.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (10.00%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (10.00%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (10.00%) Heroku
4 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) FCoE
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
3 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) Multicast
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) HBase
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) git-flow
3 1 (10.00%) GoCD
3 1 (10.00%) Hudson
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (10.00%) Travis CI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (10.00%) DSDM
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Python
1 8 (80.00%) Ruby
2 6 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) Go
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) Perl
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) vSphere
1 7 (70.00%) XenServer
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) KVM
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) Shibboleth
3 1 (10.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
2 5 (50.00%) Cobbler
3 2 (20.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) Packer
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (10.00%) Terraform
4 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) EnterpriseDB
3 1 (10.00%) Google
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (10.00%) WSO2