Period
to 22 January 2022

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 6 months to 22 January 2022 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 570 386 502
Rank change year-on-year -184 +116 +83
Contract jobs citing Xen 5 15 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.085% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.098% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
10th Percentile £396 £300 £163
25th Percentile £438 £450 £278
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £475 £413
Median % change year-on-year +7.89% +15.15% -25.00%
75th Percentile £519 £645 £475
90th Percentile - £786 £635
England median daily rate £513 £475 £644
% change year-on-year +7.89% -26.21% +22.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £35.50 -
England median hourly rate - £35.50 -

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,091 2,452 4,428
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.71% 13.88% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,808 1,813 3,290
10th Percentile £325 £306 £185
25th Percentile £463 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £653 £600 £600
90th Percentile £725 £700 £675
England median daily rate £525 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 21 107
10th Percentile £16.50 £12.50 £12.44
25th Percentile £20.73 £12.76 £15.15
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +6.52% +22.99% -1.58%
75th Percentile £36.71 £45.75 £22.00
90th Percentile £63.65 £60.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Xen as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in London

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Xen in London.

Daily rate trend for Xen in London

Xen
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Xen in London over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Xen in London

Xen
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Xen in London.

Hourly rate trend for Xen in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for Xen.

1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) KVM
3 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) IPv6
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) Client Onboarding
3 2 (40.00%) Project Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Edge Computing
4 1 (20.00%) SD-WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Arista
4 1 (20.00%) Arsenale Dataplane
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) VXLAN
4 1 (20.00%) TestRail
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) HP

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 2 (40.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) IPv6
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) IPv4
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) MQTT
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Arsenale Dataplane
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) TestRail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Delivery Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Client Onboarding
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Project Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
2 1 (20.00%) Edge Computing
2 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Kernel Development
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Go
1 1 (20.00%) Python
1 1 (20.00%) Rust
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (60.00%) KVM
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (20.00%) iptables
2 1 (20.00%) LXC
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Arista
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia