Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 141 173
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.58% 0.090%
As % of the System Software category - 4.41% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 5
Berkshire median daily rate - £450 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.36% +12.03%
South East median daily rate £463 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -7.50% +17.65% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 449 522 511
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.45% 13.08% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 271 256
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £181 £200 £194
90th Percentile £556 £588 £544
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 45 45
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.50 £15.78 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.27% +8.79% -32.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.00 £39.75 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.61% +16.53% -15.49%

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