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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 68 67
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category - 2.02% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +9.67% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 70 99 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 12.20% 11.59% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 57
Median daily rate £363 £388 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% -7.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £231 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £525 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 31
Median hourly rate £19.66 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.47 £14.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £43.28 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 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