Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 14 November 2018 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 - 120
Rank change year-on-year - +120 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 8 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.27% - 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.32% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 - £200
Scotland median daily rate £356 - £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 345 264 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 11.71% 9.08% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 144 113
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.06% +6.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £179 £163 £128
90th Percentile £700 £588 £485
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +3.33% +15.38% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% -10.26% +52.94%
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.30 £16.38
90th Percentile £42.77 £41.00 £51.38
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -12.50% -12.09% +22.15%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Edinburgh

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Edinburgh

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Xen
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
5 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Scorecard
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Charles River
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware