Period
to 11 April 2021

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 11 April 2021 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
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 420 454 558
Rank change year-on-year +34 +104 +65
Contract jobs citing Xen 16 3 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.074% 0.012% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.083% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 41
10th Percentile £350 £480 £463
25th Percentile £456 £488 £513
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £550
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £594 £638 £568
90th Percentile £600 £705 £575
England median daily rate £525 £675 £525
% change year-on-year -22.22% +28.57% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 3,065 3,615 6,651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.14% 14.83% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,261 2,666 4,860
10th Percentile £338 £200 £210
25th Percentile £428 £381 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £600 £600 £600
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £463 £475
% change year-on-year +2.70% -2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 87 109
10th Percentile £12.72 £12.43 £12.95
25th Percentile £16.53 £15.25 £16.08
Median hourly rate £23.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +22.99% -6.50% -
75th Percentile £48.50 £24.88 £36.67
90th Percentile £60.00 £47.83 £47.09
England median hourly rate £18.27 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +10.73% +3.13% +0.88%

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 11 April 2021.

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

Xen
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 6 months to 11 April 2021. 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
West London - 2 £200 -
Central London +55 1 £450 -10.00%
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, 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 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (75.00%) AWS
3 11 (68.75%) GCP
4 10 (62.50%) Azure
5 9 (56.25%) Google
5 9 (56.25%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
6 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (50.00%) Java
6 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 8 (50.00%) KVM
6 8 (50.00%) Puppet
6 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 7 (43.75%) IaaS
7 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
7 7 (43.75%) Oracle
7 7 (43.75%) DHCP
7 7 (43.75%) DNS
8 6 (37.50%) Benchmarking
8 6 (37.50%) SAN
8 6 (37.50%) FTP
8 6 (37.50%) Apache
8 6 (37.50%) Multicast
8 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (37.50%) Docker
8 6 (37.50%) PaaS

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 8 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) Apache
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) Jetty
3 4 (25.00%) Mongrel
3 4 (25.00%) nginx
3 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (75.00%) AWS
2 11 (68.75%) GCP
3 10 (62.50%) Azure
4 7 (43.75%) IaaS
5 6 (37.50%) PaaS
6 4 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (25.00%) GitHub
6 4 (25.00%) Google App Engine
7 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DHCP
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
2 6 (37.50%) FTP
2 6 (37.50%) Multicast
2 6 (37.50%) NAS
2 6 (37.50%) SAN
3 5 (31.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) SSL
3 5 (31.25%) WAN
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (25.00%) FCoE
4 4 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (25.00%) HTTP
4 4 (25.00%) IPsec
4 4 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (25.00%) HBase
1 4 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (25.00%) Travis CI
3 1 (6.25%) MSI
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Azure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Packager
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Platform Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
1 4 (25.00%) J2EE
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
1 4 (25.00%) Servlets
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Private Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) Device Driver
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) Solaris
4 3 (18.75%) Unix
5 2 (12.50%) VMS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (37.50%) Benchmarking
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (31.25%) Thought Leadership
4 4 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Model Validation
5 3 (18.75%) Service Management
5 3 (18.75%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (12.50%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (12.50%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) AWK
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) sed
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) NIST
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (50.00%) KVM
3 6 (37.50%) Docker
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (25.00%) NFS
4 4 (25.00%) SRDF
5 2 (12.50%) Firmware
5 2 (12.50%) OCFS2
5 2 (12.50%) Postfix
5 2 (12.50%) qmail
5 2 (12.50%) Samba
5 2 (12.50%) Sendmail
5 2 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Kubernetes
3 4 (25.00%) Ansible
3 4 (25.00%) Terraform
4 2 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) SELinux
4 2 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 9 (56.25%) Google
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
4 4 (25.00%) MuleSoft
4 4 (25.00%) NetApp
4 4 (25.00%) Sybase
5 3 (18.75%) Intel
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 2 (12.50%) HP
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat