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 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 128 149 136
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.16% 0.096% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 0.64% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £285 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 - £27.50
XenServer
England

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
365 466 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.25% 14.92% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 254 223
Median daily rate £375 £320 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £442 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 80 90
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +18 2 £375 - 1
Essex +4 1 £195 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 East of England region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 14 (77.78%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) XenApp
3 9 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
5 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
8 3 (16.67%) Xen
9 2 (11.11%) Remedy
9 2 (11.11%) LAN
9 2 (11.11%) WAN
9 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
9 2 (11.11%) MS Office
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL
9 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
10 1 (5.56%) Office 365
10 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
10 1 (5.56%) User Experience
10 1 (5.56%) Windows 8

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 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.11%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Citrix Support
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Hardware Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.56%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) XenApp
2 9 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) Xen
5 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Citrix
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (27.78%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco