Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 90 147
Rank change year-on-year 0 +57 -63
Contract jobs citing Xen 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.45% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 1.16% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £625 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +108.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £357 £613 £276
90th Percentile £518 £638 £497
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £625 £300
% change year-on-year -20.00% +108.33% +9.09%
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 188 172 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.27% 20.70% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 110 354
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £365 £328 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.45% +16.96% -20.00%
10th Percentile £230 £178 £205
90th Percentile £538 £488 £382
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £330 £280
% change year-on-year +10.61% +17.86% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 63
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +107.41%
10th Percentile £10.43 £10.00 £13.71
90th Percentile £30.50 £43.40 £36.50
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £21.50 £32.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -32.81% +14.29% +105.81%

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 21 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xen in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) IPsec
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) FTP
2 3 (75.00%) HTTP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) .NET

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 4 (100.00%) Apache
1 4 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) Jetty
2 3 (75.00%) Mongrel
2 3 (75.00%) nginx
2 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (75.00%) Google App Engine
2 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (25.00%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (25.00%) GitHub
3 1 (25.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) FTP
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) IPsec
1 3 (75.00%) SSL
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) DataStage
2 1 (25.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) GitLab
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Jython
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Terraform
3 1 (25.00%) Nagios
3 1 (25.00%) OpenNMS
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Google
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) SaltStack