Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 July 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 > North East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 96
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.077% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category - 0.33% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 23
North East median daily rate - £410 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +49.18% -15.38%
England median daily rate £500 £500 £300
% change year-on-year - +66.67% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +103.13% -14.67%

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 190 604 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 14.82% 23.12% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 367 76
North East median daily rate £335 £283 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.58% -9.60% +19.05%
10th Percentile £180 £205 £200
90th Percentile £500 £386 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 65 27
North East median hourly rate £28.50 £28.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.79% +115.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.38 £11.17 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.60 £36.50 £28.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the North East

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in the North East