Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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 of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 192 194
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2 -6
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.058% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.90% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
East of England median daily rate - £243 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +120.45% -58.10%
England median daily rate £350 £358 £325
% change year-on-year -2.10% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England 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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 755 665 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.59% 13.75% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 360 360
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.48% +21.82%
10th Percentile £130 £163 £132
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 89 178
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.73 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.13 £28.56 £40.00
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 of England

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

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

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Hertfordshire -11 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -
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 of England region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server

XenServer
Co-occurring 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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Server Building
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCA
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco