Period
to 10 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 10 August 2020 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 128 232 251
Rank change year-on-year +104 +19 -5
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 5 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.045% 0.077% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £500 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% +5.56%
Central London median daily rate £500 £413 £500
% change year-on-year +21.21% -17.50% +42.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central 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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 335 1,163 1,125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.16% 17.81% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 915 898
Median daily rate £500 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £200
90th Percentile £639 £675 £652
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £505
% change year-on-year -4.76% +3.96% +8.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 42
Median hourly rate £13.44 £21.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +9.09% +0.65%
10th Percentile £12.42 £13.53 £13.31
90th Percentile £36.30 £46.00 £25.45
Median hourly rate £15.25 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -27.38% +5.00% +6.13%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the City of London

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Xen in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Xen in the City of London

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Xen.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware