The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xen Project
UK / Wales
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Xen 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.43% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £549 £390 £290
% change year-on-year +40.76% +34.48%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 100 74 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.25% 10.90% 7.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 36 26
Median daily rate £250 £210 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.04% -35.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £121 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £454 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 14
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Wales

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
South Wales - 3 £425 -
Xen
UK

Xen
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Xen.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware

Xen
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Jetty
1 3 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 3 (100.00%) nginx
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 3 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 3 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Travis CI
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Kafka
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Spring MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Ansible
1 3 (100.00%) Marathon
1 3 (100.00%) Mesos
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Rundeck
1 3 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (33.33%) Fluentd
2 1 (33.33%) Grafana
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Google
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle