Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 January 2021 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
London > Central London
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 133 222 289
Rank change year-on-year +89 +67 -15
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 7 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Central London 0.044% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 0.73% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
London median daily rate £475 £431 £550
% change year-on-year +10.14% -21.59% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £35.50 - -

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 Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 349 958 1,611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.43% 15.23% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 760 1,239
Median daily rate £500 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% +8.25%
10th Percentile £232 £200 £163
90th Percentile £639 £650 £653
London median daily rate £504 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +0.80% -4.76% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 41
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.02% +1.71% +22.58%
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £19.25
% change year-on-year +22.99% -2.86% +4.90%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Xen as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Central London

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Xen in Central London.

Daily rate trend for Xen in Central London

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Central London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. 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
City of London +71 1 £450 - 1
Xen
London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, 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 Central London region with a requirement for Xen.

1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Packager
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft