The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
England / East of England
Rank - 125 115
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.13% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category - 0.92% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - £32.50

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

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
284 327 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.20% 13.91% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 149 168
Median daily rate £350 £300 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.56% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £142 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 83 77
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.70 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the East of England region.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 East of England region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Local Government
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (25.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware