Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - +100 -15
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.23% - 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 2.23% - 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Bristol median daily rate - - £450
South West median daily rate - £313 £450
% change year-on-year - -30.56% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate £34.00 - -
South West median hourly rate £34.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year +65.85% - -

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 179 213 157
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 10.46% 11.63% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 145 95
Bristol median daily rate £350 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +20.00% -25.00%
10th Percentile £175 £150 £119
90th Percentile £538 £545 £441
South West median daily rate £355 £364 £325
% change year-on-year -2.41% +11.92% -7.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 25
Bristol median hourly rate £15.25 £13.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.09% -17.19% +14.29%
10th Percentile £12.13 £11.48 £12.24
90th Percentile £34.00 £38.30 £34.10
South West median hourly rate £15.51 £15.88 £19.03
% change year-on-year -2.28% -16.58% +26.87%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (75.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware