Period
to 18 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 18 April 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 92 121
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29 -22
Contract jobs citing Xen 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.57% 0.70% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 3.55% 3.52% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £365 £625 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.60% +20.19% +9.47%
10th Percentile £356 £500 £485
90th Percentile £373 £638 £555
North East median daily rate £365 £625 £485
% change year-on-year -41.60% +28.87% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 169 199 233
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 16.19% 19.88% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 149 135
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14% +21.63%
10th Percentile £157 £224 £180
90th Percentile £549 £550 £505
North East median daily rate £450 £305 £345
% change year-on-year +47.78% -11.74% +16.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 46
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £26.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.00% -53.34% +1.08%
10th Percentile £13.47 £10.65 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £30.25 £40.00
North East median hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 £26.58
% change year-on-year +4.97% -43.56% +0.28%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Tyne and Wear

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Tyne and Wear

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 6 £365 -41.60%
Xen
North East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Xen.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (83.33%) KVM
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Bitbucket
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Debian
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Check_MK
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) Nagios
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Bitbucket
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Debian
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (33.33%) Check_MK
2 2 (33.33%) Nagios
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco