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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 124 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing Xen 10 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.34% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 3.24% 1.32% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate £418 £438 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.57% +36.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £293 £298
% change year-on-year
+47.00% -1.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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
309 227 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.62% 9.09% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 123 82
Average daily rate £395 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £215 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £9.00 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.20 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire +4 9 £396 - 7
South Yorkshire -12 1 £425 -2.85%
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (83.72%) VMware
2 36 (83.72%) DevOps
3 35 (81.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (72.09%) Configuration Management
5 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (67.44%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (65.12%) Tomcat
7 27 (62.79%) Cloud Computing
8 26 (60.47%) Jenkins
8 26 (60.47%) Opscode Chef
8 26 (60.47%) Apache
8 26 (60.47%) Java
9 25 (58.14%) nginx
10 24 (55.81%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (55.81%) Puppet
10 24 (55.81%) Servlets
10 24 (55.81%) HTTP
10 24 (55.81%) TCP/IP
10 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
11 23 (53.49%) IPsec
11 23 (53.49%) DNS
11 23 (53.49%) DHCP
11 23 (53.49%) FTP
12 22 (51.16%) .NET
12 22 (51.16%) J2EE
12 22 (51.16%) IIS
12 22 (51.16%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (51.16%) Amazon EC2
12 22 (51.16%) Google App Engine

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 28 (65.12%) Tomcat
2 26 (60.47%) Apache
3 25 (58.14%) nginx
4 22 (51.16%) IIS
4 22 (51.16%) Jetty
4 22 (51.16%) WebSphere
5 8 (18.60%) CloudStack
5 8 (18.60%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.65%) JBoss
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle 10gAS
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (2.33%) PowerExchange
7 1 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (62.79%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (55.81%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (51.16%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (51.16%) Google App Engine
3 22 (51.16%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) HTTP
1 24 (55.81%) TCP/IP
2 23 (53.49%) DHCP
2 23 (53.49%) DNS
2 23 (53.49%) FTP
2 23 (53.49%) IPsec
3 21 (48.84%) SSL
4 4 (9.30%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 3 (6.98%) NAS
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security
5 3 (6.98%) SAN
6 2 (4.65%) LAN
6 2 (4.65%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (60.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Log4j
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) WebOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Head of DevOps
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (55.81%) Servlets
2 22 (51.16%) .NET
2 22 (51.16%) J2EE
3 2 (4.65%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.65%) Middleware
3 2 (4.65%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) Unix
3 8 (18.60%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) AIX
5 2 (4.65%) HPUX
5 2 (4.65%) SUSE
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) DevOps
2 31 (72.09%) Configuration Management
3 29 (67.44%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (67.44%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (30.23%) Web Operations
5 12 (27.91%) Open Source
6 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
6 11 (25.58%) Unit Testing
7 6 (13.95%) DSDM
7 6 (13.95%) RUP
7 6 (13.95%) Scrum
8 4 (9.30%) Memory Management
9 2 (4.65%) Server Building
10 1 (2.33%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (2.33%) CRM
10 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
10 1 (2.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 26 (60.47%) Java
2 9 (20.93%) Bash Shell
2 9 (20.93%) Python
3 6 (13.95%) Ruby
3 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
3 6 (13.95%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 35 (81.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) KVM
3 8 (18.60%) vSphere
4 6 (13.95%) XenServer
5 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.98%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 26 (60.47%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (55.81%) Puppet
3 6 (13.95%) Cobbler
3 6 (13.95%) Tivoli
4 3 (6.98%) Ansible
5 1 (2.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) VMware
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 22 (51.16%) Google
4 9 (20.93%) Oracle
5 6 (13.95%) EnterpriseDB
6 3 (6.98%) F5
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco
7 2 (4.65%) IBM
7 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.33%) Axway
8 1 (2.33%) Informatica
8 1 (2.33%) New Relic
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 6 days ago