Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 188 -
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.021% -
As % of the System Software category - 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate - £850 -
England median daily rate £475 £535 £475
% change year-on-year -11.21% +12.63% +18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.75 £41.50 -
% change year-on-year -18.67% - -

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 770 540 555
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.94% 11.22% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 325 282
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £156 £161 £129
90th Percentile £575 £569 £512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 43 62
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +7.28% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.55 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.25 £21.00 £21.35
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.78 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.63% +8.24% -3.13%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Xen as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Xen in the West Midlands

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in the West Midlands