Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 10 December 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 57 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.82% 0.18% -
As % of the System Software category 5.10% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Cardiff median daily rate £280 - -
South Wales median daily rate £280 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - £12.50 -
South Wales median hourly rate - £12.50 -

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

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 98 63 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 16.12% 11.35% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 62
Cardiff median daily rate £310 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £129 £105 £166
90th Percentile £454 £550 £413
South Wales median daily rate £325 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -18.75% +16.79% +10.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 9
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.74% -11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.44 £10.68 £10.45
90th Percentile £18.75 £17.95 £23.20
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.90 £12.75
% change year-on-year +8.57% +1.14% +6.25%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 3 (60.00%) CCAA
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) POP3
3 3 (60.00%) SMTP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 3 (60.00%) NHS
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Service Management
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) ITSM
4 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
4 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) POP3
2 3 (60.00%) SMTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (60.00%) NHS
3 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Information Governance
2 2 (40.00%) ITSM
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (60.00%) CCAA
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) CCA
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware