Period
to 21 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 21 June 2018 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
England > North East
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 98 76
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 16 6 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.24% 0.46% 3.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.93% 3.53% 16.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 54
North East median daily rate £313 £250 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £266 £223 £222
90th Percentile £380 £287 £294
England median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
North East median hourly rate - - £29.00
England median hourly rate £23.75 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -30.14% +17.24% -3.33%

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 the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 270 170 503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.93% 13.12% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 99 303
North East median daily rate £330 £340 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +17.24% -3.33%
10th Percentile £224 £184 £208
90th Percentile £470 £500 £415
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 48
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £31.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.97% +10.71% +115.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.69 £11.21
90th Percentile £28.25 £40.00 £36.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.59% -1.56%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the North East

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in the North East

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in the North East over the 6 months to 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in the North East

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in the North East

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the North East region over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear +7 15 £313 +38.89%
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
1 16 (100.00%) XenApp
1 16 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 14 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
4 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
5 9 (56.25%) Ivanti
6 8 (50.00%) OpenStack
6 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
6 8 (50.00%) Analytics
6 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) Degree
8 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) vRealize
8 5 (31.25%) PowerCLI
8 5 (31.25%) VSAN
8 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (31.25%) VMware NSX
8 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (25.00%) ThinPrint
9 4 (25.00%) SafeCom
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 8 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (31.25%) VSAN
3 4 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 5 (31.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Software Delivery
2 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) SC Cleared
1 11 (68.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (31.25%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) XenApp
1 16 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) VMware NSX
4 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) PowerCLI
1 5 (31.25%) vRealize
2 4 (25.00%) SafeCom
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 13 (81.25%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) Ivanti
5 4 (25.00%) ThinPrint