Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 October 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 146 -
Rank change year-on-year -25 - +186
Contract jobs citing Xen 6 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.16% 0.37% -
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 2.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 0
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% - -
South East median daily rate £463 £500 £425
% change year-on-year -7.50% +17.65% +18.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £41.50 -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 704 580 593
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.27% 16.69% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 360 367
Hampshire median daily rate £434 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.58% +3.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £155 £244
90th Percentile £575 £523 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.38% +6.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 39 61
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.08 £11.63
90th Percentile £45.56 £43.00 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £16.10 £17.31 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.00% +15.42% -14.29%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Hampshire

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Hampshire

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Winchester - 2 £425 -
Xen
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Xen.

1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (66.67%) DRM
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) MySQL
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
2 4 (66.67%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
2 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) MySQL
1 4 (66.67%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
1 4 (66.67%) Kafka
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (66.67%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) CentOS
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps
1 4 (66.67%) DRM
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) PHP
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
1 4 (66.67%) KVM
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Ansible
1 4 (66.67%) Consul
1 4 (66.67%) Grafana
1 4 (66.67%) Kibana
1 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
1 4 (66.67%) logstash
1 4 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (66.67%) Prometheus
1 4 (66.67%) Puppet
1 4 (66.67%) Uchiwa
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) SaltStack
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft