Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 19 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 149 161
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12 +4
Contract jobs citing XenServer 37 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.06% 0.49% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 5.92% 3.11% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 26
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £500 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +61.29% -4.62%
10th Percentile £375 £325 £275
90th Percentile £430 £579 £381
South East median daily rate £400 £500 £310
% change year-on-year -20.00% +61.29% -4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £38.50 -
South East median hourly rate - £38.50 -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 625 611 590
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.84% 15.82% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 379 303
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +2.74% +7.35%
10th Percentile £160 £254 £221
90th Percentile £500 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 60 77
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.69% -7.81% +8.47%
10th Percentile £9.93 £10.95 £11.48
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.15 £43.00
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +12.90%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Hampshire

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Hampshire

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in Hampshire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Winchester +16 6 £404 -23.10% 2
Southampton - 2 £400 - 1
XenServer
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 37 (100.00%) Windows
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
1 37 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 36 (97.30%) Skype for Business
3 35 (94.59%) NetScaler
4 34 (91.89%) Hyper-V
4 34 (91.89%) TOGAF
4 34 (91.89%) PowerShell
4 34 (91.89%) XenDesktop
5 33 (89.19%) Microsoft
6 31 (83.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (83.78%) VMware ESXi
7 19 (51.35%) Firewall
7 19 (51.35%) PaaS
7 19 (51.35%) IaaS
8 4 (10.81%) XenApp
9 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 36 (97.30%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 19 (51.35%) IaaS
1 19 (51.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) NetScaler
2 19 (51.35%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Designer
1 29 (78.38%) Solutions Designer
2 11 (29.73%) Citrix Designer
3 8 (21.62%) Architect
3 8 (21.62%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Architect
4 3 (8.11%) TOGAF Architect
5 1 (2.70%) Consultant
5 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.70%) Wintel Consultant
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
1 37 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 31 (83.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) TOGAF
2 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (91.89%) PowerShell
System Software
1 34 (91.89%) Hyper-V
1 34 (91.89%) XenDesktop
2 31 (83.78%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
4 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Citrix
1 37 (100.00%) VMware
2 33 (89.19%) Microsoft