The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 56 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing XenServer 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.88% 0.66% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 8.33% 3.62% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £260 - £140
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
XenServer
East of 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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 138 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.56% 18.33% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 62 36
Median daily rate £375 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £267 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 4
Median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £9.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £37.50 £28.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
Stevenage - 4 £260 -
Welwyn Garden City +5 1 - -
XenServer
East of England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) HP
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) XenApp
3 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Xen
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.69%) SCCM

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Support
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) HP Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
1 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) XenApp
1 4 (30.77%) XenDesktop
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP
2 6 (46.15%) Citrix
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) VMware