Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 May 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 - 111
Rank change year-on-year - +111 -40
Contract jobs citing Xen 6 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.60% - 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 2.71% - 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 - £497
10th Percentile £441 - £350
90th Percentile £638 - £533
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 - £497
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 221 175 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.97% 16.68% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 105 205
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £333 £333 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.66% -3.33%
10th Percentile £230 £196 £212
90th Percentile £500 £497 £494
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £331 £325 £290
% change year-on-year +1.92% +12.07% -10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 37 25
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £12.50 £28.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.14% - +119.23%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £30.25 £40.00 £36.74
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £28.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -55.36% - +111.32%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Newcastle upon Tyne

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Newcastle upon Tyne

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xen in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Xen.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Ansible
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) nginx
2 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
3 4 (66.67%) IPsec
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) FTP
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) J2EE
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Servlets
3 4 (66.67%) Jetty
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) nginx
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (66.67%) Jetty
2 4 (66.67%) Mongrel
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (66.67%) Google App Engine
2 4 (66.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (16.67%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (16.67%) Google Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Linode
3 1 (16.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) FTP
2 4 (66.67%) IPsec
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (16.67%) DataStage
2 1 (16.67%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (66.67%) Travis CI
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) GitLab
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) SonarQube
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
1 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) J2EE
1 4 (66.67%) Servlets
2 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 5 (83.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) Deployment Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Open Source
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) ETL
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Kanban
5 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (16.67%) Jython
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (83.33%) Ansible
3 4 (66.67%) Terraform
4 3 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (16.67%) Nagios
5 1 (16.67%) OpenNMS
5 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Google
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
2 1 (16.67%) SaltStack