The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
England / East of England
Rank - 112 116
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.49% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category - 3.92% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £338 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £328 £425
% change year-on-year -8.39% -22.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £30.75
% change year-on-year -2.32% -30.08%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 280 306 342
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.05% 12.62% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 156 162
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 54 86
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in the East of England

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in the East of England

XenServer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 of England region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
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 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware