The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 55 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.78% - -
As % of the System Software category 14.07% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 0 0
Median daily rate £238 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 0
Median hourly rate £29.00 - -
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 North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
391 99 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 26.87% 10.50% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 52 36
Median daily rate £275 £295 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 13 7
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £11.40 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £35.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Tyne and Wear - 54 £238 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 98 (100.00%) Citrix
2 97 (98.98%) Windows
3 96 (97.96%) XenApp
3 96 (97.96%) XenDesktop
4 94 (95.92%) DHCP
5 87 (88.78%) Active Directory
6 82 (83.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 82 (83.67%) AppSense
7 78 (79.59%) VMware
8 76 (77.55%) Microsoft
9 65 (66.33%) Windows Server
10 63 (64.29%) ITIL
11 56 (57.14%) DNS
12 52 (53.06%) SCCM
13 49 (50.00%) Degree
13 49 (50.00%) Computer Science
14 48 (48.98%) Software Delivery
15 46 (46.94%) Windows Server 2003
16 45 (45.92%) Security Cleared
17 44 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
18 43 (43.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
18 43 (43.88%) ThinPrint
19 41 (41.84%) XenMobile
19 41 (41.84%) HP
20 40 (40.82%) SC Cleared
20 40 (40.82%) SafeCom
21 37 (37.76%) Business Continuity
21 37 (37.76%) Service Delivery
21 37 (37.76%) SAP
22 36 (36.73%) Project Management

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 30 (30.61%) Exchange Server 2010
1 30 (30.61%) IIS
1 30 (30.61%) MS Exchange
1 30 (30.61%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Office
2 1 (1.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (95.92%) DHCP
2 56 (57.14%) DNS
3 9 (9.18%) SMS
4 2 (2.04%) VoIP
5 1 (1.02%) 3G
5 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 19 (19.39%) MSI
Job Titles
1 41 (41.84%) Support Engineer
2 33 (33.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 20 (20.41%) Desktop Engineer
4 19 (19.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.18%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.16%) Desktop Support
7 5 (5.10%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) Citrix Support
9 3 (3.06%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) SCCM Engineer
10 2 (2.04%) Infrastructure Support
10 2 (2.04%) IT Engineer
10 2 (2.04%) Messaging Engineer
10 2 (2.04%) Messaging Support
10 2 (2.04%) Messaging Support Engineer
11 1 (1.02%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 1 (1.02%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 49 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 29 (29.59%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.04%) PKI
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (98.98%) Windows
2 65 (66.33%) Windows Server
3 46 (46.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (19.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.04%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (64.29%) ITIL
2 48 (48.98%) Software Delivery
3 37 (37.76%) Business Continuity
3 37 (37.76%) Service Delivery
4 36 (36.73%) Project Management
5 26 (26.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 18 (18.37%) Software Distribution
7 2 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.04%) DevOps
7 2 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (2.04%) Server Building
8 1 (1.02%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (27.55%) PowerShell
2 26 (26.53%) SQL
3 24 (24.49%) T-SQL
3 24 (24.49%) VB
3 24 (24.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (50.00%) Degree
2 45 (45.92%) Security Cleared
3 40 (40.82%) SC Cleared
4 28 (28.57%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.04%) MCSE
5 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (26.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 96 (97.96%) XenApp
1 96 (97.96%) XenDesktop
2 87 (88.78%) Active Directory
3 82 (83.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 33 (33.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.08%) vSphere
7 2 (2.04%) Brightmail
7 2 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (53.06%) SCCM
2 43 (43.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 41 (41.84%) XenMobile
4 40 (40.82%) SafeCom
5 30 (30.61%) EdgeSight
6 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Citrix
2 82 (83.67%) AppSense
3 78 (79.59%) VMware
4 76 (77.55%) Microsoft
5 43 (43.88%) ThinPrint
6 41 (41.84%) HP
7 37 (37.76%) SAP
8 3 (3.06%) Symantec
9 2 (2.04%) Compaq
9 2 (2.04%) Dell
9 2 (2.04%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.04%) IronPort