Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 - 89
Rank change year-on-year - +89 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.13% - 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% - 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate - £243 £110
% change year-on-year - +120.45% -58.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 121 182 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 15.13% 20.80% 16.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 96 64
Essex median daily rate £355 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -14.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £132 £163 £122
90th Percentile £552 £444 £526
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year - +4.48% +21.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 56 65
Essex median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% - -
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.10
90th Percentile £35.45 £33.08 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Essex

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Database Mirroring
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware