Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 150 138
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 -12
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.093% 0.031% 0.032%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
East Midlands median daily rate £275 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.29% - -
England median daily rate £350 £358 £325
% change year-on-year -2.10% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.25 £28.75 £35.90
% change year-on-year +15.65% -19.92% +30.55%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 435 382 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.52% 11.68% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 211 129
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.03% +20.00% -5.80%
10th Percentile £186 £143 £154
90th Percentile £501 £525 £490
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 44 79
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £13.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.50 £9.90
90th Percentile £33.08 £20.44 £20.10
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the East Midlands

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in the East Midlands

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in the East Midlands

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 2 £263 -
Derbyshire -3 1 £330 -22.35%
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix