Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 17 November 2017 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 84
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - - 0.074%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median daily rate - - £400
West Midlands median daily rate £850 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 208 160 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.25% 10.41% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 85 88
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +25.00% -1.72%
10th Percentile £162 £133 £153
90th Percentile £540 £540 £479
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +2.67% +15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 16
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -2.86% +27.27%
10th Percentile £9.96 £10.50 £10.69
90th Percentile £18.20 £23.13 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.28% -11.67% +15.38%