Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 - 111
Rank change year-on-year - +111 -7
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.23% - 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.48% - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median daily rate - - £350
Berkshire median daily rate £425 - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 203 160 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.80% 10.75% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 80 113
Reading median daily rate £400 £381 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.92% -2.24% +5.76%
10th Percentile £263 £158 £165
90th Percentile £550 £541 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £411 £375
% change year-on-year +0.30% +9.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 59
Reading median hourly rate £14.75 £43.28 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.92% +100.84% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.88 £13.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -17.14% -18.79% +24.67%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Reading

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 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 Reading region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Intel
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Storage Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Virtualisation Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Virtualisation Technical Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Coaching
1 3 (100.00%) Service Design
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Intel
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Sun
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) VMware