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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xen Project
Rank 126 134 118
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing Xen 11 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.35% 3.91% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 3
Median daily rate £525 £288 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.60% -20.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+90.90% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
328 307 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.41% 10.71% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 180 139
Median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £160 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 42
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.74 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £30.00 £26.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -5 6 £529 +88.08% 3
South Yorkshire - 3 £525 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £244 -
Xen
England

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (87.50%) VMware
1 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (79.17%) Linux
3 15 (62.50%) Java
4 14 (58.33%) Tomcat
5 13 (54.17%) Windows
6 11 (45.83%) Servlets
6 11 (45.83%) Oracle
7 10 (41.67%) SQL
7 10 (41.67%) Apache
7 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
7 10 (41.67%) KVM
7 10 (41.67%) DevOps
8 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 9 (37.50%) Unix
8 9 (37.50%) HTTP
8 9 (37.50%) IIS
8 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
9 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (33.33%) LAN
9 8 (33.33%) WAN
9 8 (33.33%) IBM
9 8 (33.33%) Middleware
10 7 (29.17%) NetApp
10 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
10 7 (29.17%) DNS
10 7 (29.17%) DHCP
10 7 (29.17%) AIX
10 7 (29.17%) SQL Server

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 14 (58.33%) Tomcat
2 10 (41.67%) Apache
3 9 (37.50%) IIS
3 9 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 7 (29.17%) CloudStack
4 7 (29.17%) nginx
4 7 (29.17%) OpenStack
5 6 (25.00%) Jetty
6 4 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (16.67%) JBoss
6 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 4 (16.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle 10gAS
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (4.17%) PowerExchange
8 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (20.83%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (20.83%) Google App Engine
3 5 (20.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) HTTP
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 7 (29.17%) DHCP
3 7 (29.17%) DNS
3 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
4 6 (25.00%) FTP
4 6 (25.00%) IPsec
4 6 (25.00%) SSL
5 5 (20.83%) Firewall
5 5 (20.83%) Network Security
5 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 4 (16.67%) NAS
7 3 (12.50%) FCoE
7 3 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (12.50%) iSCSI
7 3 (12.50%) Multicast
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (25.00%) MySQL
3 4 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
4 3 (12.50%) HBase
5 1 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (20.83%) Travis CI
3 4 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 4 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Log4j
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Web Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) LAN Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Server Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) Servlets
2 8 (33.33%) Middleware
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) J2EE
4 5 (20.83%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (20.83%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 3 (12.50%) Rendezvous
5 3 (12.50%) Web Services
5 3 (12.50%) XML
5 3 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) Psychology
1 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Unix
4 7 (29.17%) AIX
5 6 (25.00%) SUSE
6 5 (20.83%) HPUX
7 4 (16.67%) Solaris
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Configuration Management
1 10 (41.67%) DevOps
2 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (20.83%) Web Operations
5 3 (12.50%) Benchmarking
5 3 (12.50%) DSDM
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (12.50%) RUP
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Memory Management
7 1 (4.17%) Open Source
7 1 (4.17%) Server Building
7 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.17%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (4.17%) Perl
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) KVM
3 7 (29.17%) vSphere
4 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (12.50%) NFS
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (12.50%) SRDF
5 3 (12.50%) XenServer
6 1 (4.17%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (12.50%) Cobbler
2 3 (12.50%) Tivoli
3 1 (4.17%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) VMware
2 11 (45.83%) Oracle
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) IBM
5 7 (29.17%) NetApp
6 5 (20.83%) Google
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
8 3 (12.50%) DataSynapse
8 3 (12.50%) EMC
8 3 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
8 3 (12.50%) Intel
8 3 (12.50%) Sybase
8 3 (12.50%) TIBCO
9 2 (8.33%) HP
9 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.17%) Axway
10 1 (4.17%) F5
10 1 (4.17%) Informatica