The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 93 93
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.14% 0.085%
As % of the System Software category - 1.69% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £425
% change year-on-year -9.09% -22.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year -1.17% -30.89%  

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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 92 118 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.06% 8.20% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 73 61
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £163 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -5.40% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.96% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £14.10 £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing XenServer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Leeds

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Xen
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) CloudStack
2 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
3 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) VMware