The table below looks at the statistics for Xen skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xen Project
Rank 133 116 103
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -13
Contract jobs citing Xen 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 1.19% 1.82% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £319 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £363 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.72% -14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.75 -
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
253 274 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.45% 11.13% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 112 59
Average daily rate £300 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £179 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 57
Average hourly rate £11.63 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £32.90 £22.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

Xen
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xen across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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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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
West Yorkshire -8 3 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (40.00%) Rendezvous
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) Jetty
4 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (40.00%) Google
4 2 (40.00%) DataSynapse
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) nginx
4 2 (40.00%) SRDF

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
1 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (40.00%) Jetty
2 2 (40.00%) nginx
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (40.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) FCoE
2 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (40.00%) Multicast
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) HBase
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) Servlets
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) XSLT
1 2 (40.00%) Rendezvous
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) NFS
2 2 (40.00%) SRDF
2 2 (40.00%) KVM
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Google
3 2 (40.00%) DataSynapse
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Intel
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (20.00%) Sybase