The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 27 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
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.56% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 76 46 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.23% 7.06% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 14
Median daily rate £385 £255 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.83% -31.01%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 4
Median hourly rate £11.88 £11.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.38% -37.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.83 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £11.83 £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in Newcastle upon Tyne

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Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) XenApp
1 11 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) SCCM
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Software Delivery
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (54.55%) AppSense
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (36.36%) XenMobile
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Personalization
4 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VB
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) XenApp
1 11 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) SCCM
2 6 (54.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (36.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) AppSense
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) SAP