Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 25 May 2019 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 86 66 69
Rank change year-on-year -20 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Xen 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.35% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 2.86% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Sheffield median daily rate £500 £625 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% -
10th Percentile £475 £493 £513
90th Percentile £525 £638 £538
South Yorkshire median daily rate £500 £625 £525
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 108 70 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 12.69% 9.66% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 41 59
Sheffield median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £260 £164 £200
90th Percentile £545 £588 £575
South Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -8.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 2
Sheffield median hourly rate £26.21 £21.33 £11.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.90% +84.83% -17.59%
10th Percentile £10.75 £15.21 £9.31
90th Percentile £31.25 £27.41 £13.54
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £23.12 £11.00
% change year-on-year -27.55% +110.18% -35.29%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Sheffield

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Xen.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware