Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 158 170
Rank change year-on-year +2 +12 +22
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.13% 0.10% 0.080%
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 0.94% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £401 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.33% +6.09% +52.53%
South East median daily rate £450 £401 £378
% change year-on-year +12.36% +6.09% -16.11%
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 509 424 506
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.81% 10.65% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 227 272
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.06% -4.00%
10th Percentile £210 £215 £175
90th Percentile £588 £575 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.86 £27.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.33% -11.00% +71.67%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.00 £15.30
90th Percentile £27.87 £55.65 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%

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 24 February 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
Reading +12 5 £550 +29.41%
Xen
South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat