The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 26 June 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 / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 404 368 415
Rank change year-on-year -36 +47  
Contract jobs citing Xen 20 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.096% 0.23% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 2.07% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 17
Median daily rate £463 £463 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +36.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £438 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £606 £703 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £528 £275
% change year-on-year -5.21% +91.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2191 2411 2255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.55% 11.28% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1725 1508
Median daily rate £450 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 120
Median hourly rate £21.40 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.88% -15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Xen as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in London

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xen in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xen in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 2 £450 -37.93%
Croydon - 1 £475 -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 London region with a requirement for Xen.

1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (60.71%) Linux
4 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (50.00%) DevOps
6 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 12 (42.86%) Firewall
7 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
7 11 (39.29%) Ansible
8 10 (35.71%) Citrix
8 10 (35.71%) Ubuntu
8 10 (35.71%) Jetty
9 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
9 9 (32.14%) CentOS
9 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
10 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
10 8 (28.57%) WildFly
10 8 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (28.57%) Java
11 7 (25.00%) Apache
11 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (21.43%) Migration
12 6 (21.43%) Cisco
12 6 (21.43%) Python
12 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (39.29%) Tomcat
2 10 (35.71%) Jetty
3 8 (28.57%) WildFly
4 7 (25.00%) Apache
5 5 (17.86%) nginx
6 3 (10.71%) IIS
6 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
7 2 (7.14%) Mongrel
7 2 (7.14%) Mule ESB
7 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
8 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (3.57%) CloudStack
8 1 (3.57%) Confluence
8 1 (3.57%) DataSynapse
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.14%) Google App Engine
2 2 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.57%) G Suite
3 1 (3.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) HTTP
4 4 (14.29%) IPsec
4 4 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) VPN
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
5 3 (10.71%) SSL
6 2 (7.14%) DHCP
6 2 (7.14%) FCoE
6 2 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.14%) FTP
6 2 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 2 (7.14%) Multicast
6 2 (7.14%) NAS
6 2 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (7.14%) SAN
6 2 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
1 5 (17.86%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.57%) HBase
3 1 (3.57%) Redis
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Gerrit
3 2 (7.14%) GitLab
3 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
3 2 (7.14%) Travis CI
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) Maven
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Law
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Architect
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Azure DevOps
4 3 (10.71%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Lead Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
1 3 (10.71%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (10.71%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (7.14%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (7.14%) Servlets
2 2 (7.14%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) Sensu
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) WSDL
3 1 (3.57%) XSD
3 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
1 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Native
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) Online Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Linux
2 10 (35.71%) Ubuntu
3 9 (32.14%) CentOS
4 5 (17.86%) Windows
5 2 (7.14%) Solaris
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.57%) Debian
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) Unix
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) DevOps
3 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (21.43%) Migration
5 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
6 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
6 3 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (10.71%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
7 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile First
7 2 (7.14%) Network Design
7 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) Python
3 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.29%) Perl
5 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.71%) SQL
6 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.57%) PHP
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
3 8 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (14.29%) Docker
4 4 (14.29%) KVM
4 4 (14.29%) XenApp
5 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
5 3 (10.71%) vSphere
6 2 (7.14%) NFS
6 2 (7.14%) SRDF
6 2 (7.14%) vCloud
7 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
7 1 (3.57%) iptables
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (3.57%) Postfix
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Ansible
2 5 (17.86%) vCenter Server
3 4 (14.29%) Puppet
4 3 (10.71%) HAProxy
4 3 (10.71%) logstash
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (10.71%) XenMobile
5 2 (7.14%) AppDNA
5 2 (7.14%) Kibana
5 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (7.14%) ZABBIX
6 1 (3.57%) Grafana
6 1 (3.57%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.57%) OpenAM
6 1 (3.57%) SCCM
6 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
6 5 (17.86%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (10.71%) Google
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 2 (7.14%) EMC
8 2 (7.14%) Intel
8 2 (7.14%) Juniper
8 2 (7.14%) NetApp
9 1 (3.57%) Apple
9 1 (3.57%) Dell
9 1 (3.57%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) IBM
9 1 (3.57%) Sybase
9 1 (3.57%) Symantec
9 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago