Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +169
Contract jobs citing Xen 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.043% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £705 - -
England median daily rate £500 £475 £456
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.11% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50

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 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 499 424 429
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.64% 8.11% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 243 180
West Midlands median daily rate £376 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £120 £150
90th Percentile £575 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 70
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +13.21% -4.92%
10th Percentile £8.88 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £21.47 £20.70
England median hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.67% -3.23%

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

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xen in the West Midlands

Xen
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 February 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
Birmingham - 1 £560 -
Coventry - 1 £850 -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Xen.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Salt
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (100.00%) Mongrel
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Jetty
1 2 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 2 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JRuby
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Go
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GCP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Salt
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Google
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Perforce
2 1 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat