The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
England / Yorkshire
Rank 126 132 119
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.11% 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.95% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+43.07% -

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

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
271 316 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.34% 11.18% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 211 120
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 41
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.10 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -1.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.50 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
1 8 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 8 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (87.50%) OpenStack
2 7 (87.50%) Xen
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) Unix
4 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (62.50%) Cobbler
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (25.00%) Ansible
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (12.50%) KVM
7 1 (12.50%) Hudson
7 1 (12.50%) SCCM

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 8 (100.00%) CloudStack
2 7 (87.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (12.50%) JBoss
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (12.50%) Google Compute Engine
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (12.50%) Hudson
2 1 (12.50%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Unix
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) DSDM
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Python
1 8 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
1 7 (87.50%) Xen
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Cobbler
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (12.50%) SCCM
4 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (12.50%) Google
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware