Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 82 152
Rank change year-on-year -3 +70 -60
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.23% 0.56% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.05% 2.60% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 6
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £406 £625 £492
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +27.16% -0.46%
10th Percentile £323 £613 £278
90th Percentile £504 £638 £574
North East median daily rate £406 £625 £492
% change year-on-year -35.00% +27.16% +17.37%
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 191 192 714
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.61% 21.45% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 136 469
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £425 £328 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.77% +4.80% -10.71%
10th Percentile £255 £213 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £487
North East median daily rate £425 £325 £310
% change year-on-year +30.77% +4.84% -10.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 72
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.88 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.69% +10.71% +3.70%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.65 £10.37
90th Percentile £20.90 £44.25 £36.50
North East median hourly rate £13.75 £30.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -54.17% +7.14% +75.77%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 October 2018. 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 -2 2 £406 -35.00%
Xen
North East

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) GitLab
2 1 (50.00%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Linode
2 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (50.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (50.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Jetty
2 1 (50.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) DigitalOcean
2 1 (50.00%) GitHub
2 1 (50.00%) Google Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Google App Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DataStage
1 1 (50.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) GitLab
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Travis CI
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Jython
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Ansible
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) OpenNMS
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) SaltStack