Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 154 243
Rank change year-on-year +7 +89 +12
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 1 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.036% 0.030% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.22% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £500 £431
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.94% -13.75%
Central London median daily rate £450 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -2.91%

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 447 461 1,189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.14% 13.87% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 366 888
10th Percentile £352 £203 £185
25th Percentile £444 £413 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £622 £607 £600
90th Percentile £688 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 20
Median hourly rate - £13.08 £19.63
Median % change year-on-year - -33.38% +2.61%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.15% -19.74% -5.00%

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 15 May 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 City of 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 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:

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