The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 65 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing XenServer 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 9.46% 3.70% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £463 £150 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+208.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £21.50
XenServer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
74 54 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.46% 7.40% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 34 21
Median daily rate £350 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £480 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 16
Median hourly rate £11.50 £26.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.60% +120.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.90 £28.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenServer across the Birmingham region.

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

XenServer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 8 (88.89%) NetScaler
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) Migration
4 6 (66.67%) Project Management
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (66.67%) Rackspace
4 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (11.11%) SCCM
7 1 (11.11%) SCOM
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Legal
7 1 (11.11%) HP
7 1 (11.11%) SAN
7 1 (11.11%) AppDNA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) NetScaler
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Migration Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cloud Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) XenDesktop
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) AppDNA
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) Rackspace
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) HP