Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 81 143
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear - 0.98% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category - 5.14% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 6
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £625 £492
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.16% -1.01%
North East median daily rate - £625 £492
% change year-on-year - +27.16% -0.10%
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 188 175 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.58% 19.02% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 125 350
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £350 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.16% -8.39%
10th Percentile £278 £215 £205
90th Percentile £555 £550 £487
North East median daily rate £441 £335 £320
% change year-on-year +31.72% +4.69% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 62
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -48.15% -
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.70 £12.38
90th Percentile £20.75 £48.00 £29.45
North East median hourly rate £14.74 £12.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +15.59% -52.78% +5.88%

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