Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Xen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xen over the 6 months to 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Xen Project
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 150 179
Rank change year-on-year -18 +29 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.025% 0.052% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Berkshire median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
South East median daily rate £286 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -42.75% +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £32.50

Xen is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 481 356 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.23% 9.34% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 195 309
Berkshire median daily rate £411 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.81% +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £195 £180 £195
90th Percentile £588 £575 £489
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 40
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £19.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.90% +31.07% -19.14%
10th Percentile £11.95 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £55.00 £55.56
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -8.57%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Berkshire

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Xen in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Berkshire

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 27 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 1 - -
Xen
South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Xen.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) yum
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) HBase
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) yum