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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 136 134 117
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing Xen 8 20 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.28% 0.63% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.32% 5.00% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 0
Median daily rate £500 £453 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.49% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £380 £413
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.00
Xen
England

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
345 400 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.23% 12.57% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 202 89
Median daily rate £425 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £175 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 62 55
Median hourly rate £14.87 £12.00 £13.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.87% -11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.32 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xen across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Xen Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +6 4 £430 -16.70% 3
South Yorkshire -4 4 £513 +31.41%
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (66.67%) Java
4 13 (61.90%) IIS
4 13 (61.90%) WebSphere
4 13 (61.90%) Tomcat
5 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 12 (57.14%) Oracle
5 12 (57.14%) Apache
5 12 (57.14%) LAN
5 12 (57.14%) WAN
5 12 (57.14%) HTTP
5 12 (57.14%) KVM
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
7 10 (47.62%) SQL
7 10 (47.62%) NFS
7 10 (47.62%) Cisco
7 10 (47.62%) Solaris
7 10 (47.62%) EMC
7 10 (47.62%) Intel
7 10 (47.62%) SAN
7 10 (47.62%) NetApp
7 10 (47.62%) Middleware
7 10 (47.62%) Benchmarking
7 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (47.62%) Multicast
7 10 (47.62%) iSCSI
7 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
7 10 (47.62%) NAS

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 13 (61.90%) IIS
1 13 (61.90%) Tomcat
1 13 (61.90%) WebSphere
2 12 (57.14%) Apache
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 6 (28.57%) Jetty
4 6 (28.57%) Mongrel
4 6 (28.57%) nginx
5 4 (19.05%) CloudStack
5 4 (19.05%) OpenStack
6 1 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (23.81%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (23.81%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (23.81%) Google App Engine
2 5 (23.81%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.76%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.76%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (4.76%) Heroku
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) HTTP
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
1 12 (57.14%) WAN
2 10 (47.62%) FCoE
2 10 (47.62%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (47.62%) iSCSI
2 10 (47.62%) Multicast
2 10 (47.62%) NAS
2 10 (47.62%) SAN
3 5 (23.81%) DHCP
3 5 (23.81%) DNS
3 5 (23.81%) FTP
3 5 (23.81%) IPsec
3 5 (23.81%) SSL
3 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) Firewall
4 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 7 (33.33%) HBase
3 2 (9.52%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
4 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 5 (23.81%) Travis CI
3 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.76%) GoCD
3 1 (4.76%) SonarQube
3 1 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Banking
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Architect
1 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) LAN Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Server Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Web Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior WebOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) WebOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) WebOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (47.62%) Middleware
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) Rendezvous
2 7 (33.33%) Servlets
2 7 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (33.33%) XSLT
3 5 (23.81%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE
4 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (57.14%) Windows
3 10 (47.62%) Solaris
4 5 (23.81%) Unix
5 3 (14.29%) AIX
5 3 (14.29%) SUSE
6 2 (9.52%) HPUX
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (4.76%) CentOS
7 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
7 1 (4.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Benchmarking
1 10 (47.62%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) DevOps
3 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Web Operations
4 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (9.52%) Software Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (19.05%) Python
4 4 (19.05%) Ruby
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.76%) Go
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) KVM
3 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
3 10 (47.62%) NFS
3 10 (47.62%) SRDF
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
5 3 (14.29%) XenServer
6 1 (4.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (19.05%) Puppet
2 3 (14.29%) Cobbler
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
3 1 (4.76%) Packer
3 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (57.14%) Oracle
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) EMC
3 10 (47.62%) Intel
3 10 (47.62%) NetApp
4 9 (42.86%) IBM
5 7 (33.33%) DataSynapse
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Sybase
5 7 (33.33%) TIBCO
6 5 (23.81%) Google
7 2 (9.52%) AppDynamics
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) Rackspace
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat