Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 103 100
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.071% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category - 0.64% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 11
Wales median daily rate - - £365
UK median daily rate £535 £481 £380
% change year-on-year +11.17% +26.64% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £41.50 - -

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 Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 165 157 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.82% 11.10% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 83 94
Wales median daily rate £230 £413 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.24% +20.88% +15.19%
10th Percentile £122 £137 £210
90th Percentile £431 £617 £421
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 29
Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £12.90 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +17.23% -8.33%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £18.75 £77.50 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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