Period
to 11 December 2019

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 11 December 2019 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
11 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 291 280
Rank change year-on-year +45 -11 -29
Contract jobs citing Xen 7 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.099% 0.096% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.55% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £347 £417 £425
90th Percentile £475 £530 £585
London median daily rate £431 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -21.59% +10.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London 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 Central London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,130 1,641 1,079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 15.94% 17.55% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 891 1,271 844
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +9.09% +6.94%
10th Percentile £205 £158 £194
90th Percentile £650 £663 £654
London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 33
Central London median hourly rate £19.41 £19.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +20.31% -15.79%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.00 £10.65
90th Percentile £28.75 £25.50 £27.50
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.38 £20.25
% change year-on-year -1.94% -4.32% +22.73%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Central London

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Central London

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in Central London over the 6 months to 11 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 11 December 2019. 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 +44 7 £450 - 3
Xen
London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2019, 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenMobile
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
3 4 (57.14%) McAfee
3 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 4 (57.14%) MSI
3 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) VBScript
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (57.14%) Service Management
3 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
3 4 (57.14%) ITSM
3 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
3 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 4 (57.14%) Ivanti
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) SCOM
3 4 (57.14%) Perfmon

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) InstallShield
1 4 (57.14%) MSI
1 4 (57.14%) WinDbg
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows 10
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Application Packaging
1 4 (57.14%) E-Discovery
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) ITSM
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE
1 4 (57.14%) Project Management
1 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) DFS Replication
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (57.14%) XenDesktop
4 2 (28.57%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) XenMobile
2 4 (57.14%) Jamf Pro
2 4 (57.14%) Perfmon
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) SCOM
2 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Ivanti
3 4 (57.14%) Lumension
3 4 (57.14%) McAfee
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft