The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 140 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.10% - 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £370
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £30.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +17.14%
XenServer
UK

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

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
516 250 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 17.74% 8.61% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 114 110
Median daily rate £335 £328 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% +1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £115 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 19
Median hourly rate £37.25 £22.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.73% +19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £11.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £110.00 £28.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 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
Edinburgh - 3 £350 -
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Support
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Application Packaging
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (66.67%) MetaFrame
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) VMware