The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 28 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 59 71
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category - 1.52% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £260 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 116 66 144
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 18.21% 9.94% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 46 105
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £455 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £15.60 £43.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Hertfordshire

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Hertfordshire