Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 138 154
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 -33
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 2.22% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Leeds median daily rate £400 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +32.31% -
West Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £430 £325
% change year-on-year -36.05% +32.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire 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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 332 315 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.85% 12.08% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 198 178
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +18.64%
10th Percentile £209 £175 £120
90th Percentile £543 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 43
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £8.61
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.25 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in Leeds over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Cobbler
2 3 (75.00%) OpenStack
2 3 (75.00%) CloudStack
2 3 (75.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) Xen
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) RUP
2 3 (75.00%) DSDM
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) Capita
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

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 (75.00%) CloudStack
1 3 (75.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Packager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) DSDM
1 3 (75.00%) RUP
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Xen
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (75.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
1 3 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Capita
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) VMware