Period
to 23 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 189 182
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +21
Contract jobs citing Xen 4 6 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.086% 0.12% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 0.62% 0.84% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 26
East of England median daily rate £525 £438 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +150.00% -64.29%
10th Percentile £488 £385 £158
90th Percentile £577 £649 £198
England median daily rate £500 £500 £300
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +103.13% -14.67%

Xen is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 647 713 840
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.90% 13.80% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 390 439
East of England median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +20.37%
10th Percentile £130 £129 £155
90th Percentile £552 £538 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 127 167
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.81% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.42 £12.90 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.90 £39.25 £39.20
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.92% -4.69% +3.23%

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 July 2017. 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
Essex -23 4 £525 +20.00%
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Xen.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (75.00%) Mongrel
3 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) Jetty
1 3 (75.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Informatics
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Physics
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Go
3 1 (25.00%) Haskell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) R
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) GSEC
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
3 1 (25.00%) KVM
3 1 (25.00%) LXC
3 1 (25.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Google
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Pegasus
3 1 (25.00%) WSO2