Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 19 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 193 185
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -17
Contract jobs citing Xen 11 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.31% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 1.87% 2.52% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 24
Yorkshire median daily rate £625 £500 £504
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -0.79% +15.20%
10th Percentile £525 £416 £366
90th Percentile £638 £548 £557
England median daily rate £535 £481 £400
% change year-on-year +11.17% +20.31% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 588 674 717
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.52% 12.39% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 419 360
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +14.75%
10th Percentile £116 £173 £122
90th Percentile £538 £575 £514
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 50 132
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.11%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.45 £8.91
90th Percentile £21.05 £25.00 £23.64
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Xen in Yorkshire

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xen in Yorkshire

Xen
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xen in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xen in Yorkshire

Xen
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xen within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
West Yorkshire +24 11 £625 +45.35% 1
South Yorkshire +16 6 £625 +21.95%
Xen
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Xen.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
1 11 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 11 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
2 8 (72.73%) Coaching
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
2 8 (72.73%) SonarQube
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Slack
2 8 (72.73%) Confluence
2 8 (72.73%) Static Code Analysis
2 8 (72.73%) nginx
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 8 (72.73%) Clustering
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) JIRA
2 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) HTTP
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Rancher

Xen
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 8 (72.73%) Confluence
1 8 (72.73%) nginx
2 3 (27.27%) CloudStack
2 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 8 (72.73%) Jenkins
1 8 (72.73%) JIRA
1 8 (72.73%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Lead DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps
4 3 (27.27%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 11 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (100.00%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Coaching
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Delivery
2 8 (72.73%) Load Balancing
2 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
2 8 (72.73%) Microservices
2 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) Static Code Analysis
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) DSDM
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) RUP
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 11 (100.00%) Python
1 11 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (27.27%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 3 (27.27%) Cobbler
2 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
2 3 (27.27%) Rancher
2 3 (27.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) EnterpriseDB
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle