Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 February 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
England > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 226 184 196
Rank change year-on-year -42 +12 +17
Contract jobs citing Xen 4 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.062% 0.27% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 1.92% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 5
South West median daily rate £363 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.44% -18.18% +22.22%
10th Percentile £356 £373 £521
90th Percentile £369 £515 £593
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
England median hourly rate £33.75 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -35.71% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,023 728 669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.98% 14.01% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 420 407
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -2.94%
10th Percentile £205 £159 £120
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £418
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.78% +7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 61 69
South West median hourly rate £33.50 £23.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.55% +54.10% -15.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £46.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.33% +1.34% +6.67%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the South West

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in the South West

Xen
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xen in the South West

Xen
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the South West region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. 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
Bristol -19 2 - -
Devon - 2 £363 -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 South West region with a requirement for Xen.

1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) Temenos T24
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) SaaS
2 2 (50.00%) PaaS
2 2 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Material Design
2 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) T24 Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Material Design
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) MVS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Google
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) Temenos