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 24 June 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 of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 125 137
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category - 1.10% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £228 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -35.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +9.67% -  

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 343 362 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 14.91% 14.29% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 198 239
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 75 80
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -28.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £13.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £42.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in the East of England