The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for XenServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenServer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - - 0.92%
As % of the System Software category - - 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £380
% change year-on-year +16.66% -21.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £24.04 £30.75
% change year-on-year -12.63% -21.82%  

XenServer is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 81 97 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 9.83% 10.75% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 73 51
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £347
% change year-on-year - +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Median hourly rate £16.38 £25.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.40% +63.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.20 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £36.70 £59.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing XenServer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Bristol

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenServer in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Bristol