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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 132 138
Contract jobs citing Xen 0 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.47% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category - 3.81% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 10
Median daily rate - £525 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +82.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £528 £275
% change year-on-year -5.21% +91.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Xen is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 202 341 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.15% 12.31% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 218 165
Median daily rate £350 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 41
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +37.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

Xen
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Xen as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Intel

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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (50.00%) DataSynapse
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) SRDF
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Google
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Intel
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (50.00%) VMware