Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 186 - 175
Rank change year-on-year - +175 +1
Contract jobs citing Xen 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.021% - 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate £850 - £400
10th Percentile £825 - £375
90th Percentile £875 - £425
England median daily rate £535 £488 £400
% change year-on-year +9.74% +21.88% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 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 531 541 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.06% 8.83% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 280 208
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% +16.28% +7.50%
10th Percentile £161 £132 £145
90th Percentile £560 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 77
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.28% -11.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.35 £33.55
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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
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 20 November 2017. 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
Coventry - 1 £850 -
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Xen.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) GCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Fedora
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) JRuby
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Jetty
1 1 (100.00%) Mongrel
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Google App Engine
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JRuby
1 1 (100.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Fedora
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Go
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) KVM
1 1 (100.00%) VirtualBox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Perforce
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware