The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for Xen skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xen over the 3 months to 27 April 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 97 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.077% 0.37% -
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £395 £290
% change year-on-year +23.33% +36.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.50 -

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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 167 274 169
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 12.86% 20.39% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 161 95
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +6.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £181 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +0.68% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 16
Median hourly rate £18.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.07% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.09 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.00 £42.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey citing Xen as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Surrey

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Surrey

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorking - 1 £413 -
Xen
South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xen also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Xen.

1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix