Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 216 252 250
Rank change year-on-year +36 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Xen 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.043% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 0.25% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £347 £409 £425
90th Percentile £475 £475 £475
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 962 1,221 843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.36% 17.30% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 978 685
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £213 £163 £215
90th Percentile £650 £650 £660
Central London median daily rate £500 £508 £483
% change year-on-year -1.48% +5.18% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 36 22
City of London median hourly rate £20.42 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.05% +13.24% -12.82%
10th Percentile £12.76 £14.06 £10.60
90th Percentile £33.03 £25.50 £27.33
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% +13.24% -10.53%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in the City of London

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xen in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of 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 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:

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