Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 January 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 181 192
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 +17
Contract jobs citing Xen 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.063% 0.067% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
East of England median daily rate £210 £494 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -57.47% +9.72% +18.03%
10th Percentile £205 £411 £423
90th Percentile £215 £572 £468
England median daily rate £525 £475 £430
% change year-on-year +10.53% +10.47% +5.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.00 - £22.50

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 the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 659 607 687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 13.86% 13.50% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 301 296
East of England median daily rate £358 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.15% +13.24% +1.78%
10th Percentile £130 £163 £122
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
England median daily rate £449 £413 £382
% change year-on-year +8.73% +7.98% +9.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 69 165
East of England median hourly rate £16.57 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.39% - -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £34.40 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.45 £16.20 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.56% +4.52% -

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the East of England

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in the East of England

Xen
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xen in the East of England

Xen
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Hertfordshire - 3 £210 - 2
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Xen.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk