Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 75 82
Rank change year-on-year -22 +7 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 9 19 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.75% 1.58% 3.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.98% 8.84% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 68
North East median daily rate £356 £278 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% +2.68% -
10th Percentile £313 £259 £208
90th Percentile £383 £324 £295
England median daily rate £375 £375 £285
% change year-on-year - +31.58% -8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
North East median hourly rate - - £28.75
England median hourly rate £34.50 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year +1.47% +17.24% +2.47%

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 226 215 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 18.71% 17.86% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 145 480
North East median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -11.69%
10th Percentile £227 £188 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £463
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 81
North East median hourly rate £14.60 £29.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.51% +5.36% +100.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £43.75 £36.00
England median hourly rate £16.05 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +5.03% -

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 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 24 September 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 -13 8 £356 +27.23%
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (88.89%) OpenStack
2 8 (88.89%) NetScaler
2 8 (88.89%) Analytics
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Ivanti
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (88.89%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) Ivanti
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) VMware