Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 22 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
England > South West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 200 211
Rank change year-on-year +11 +11 -33
Contract jobs citing XenServer 7 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.12% 0.052% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.99% 0.41% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 7
South West median daily rate £313 £381 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.03% +52.50% -39.94%
10th Percentile £269 £321 £209
90th Percentile £366 £437 £331
England median daily rate £350 £358 £325
% change year-on-year -2.10% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
South West median hourly rate £33.25 - £43.50
10th Percentile £21.10 - £41.75
90th Percentile £34.00 - £45.25
England median hourly rate £33.25 £28.75 £35.90
% change year-on-year +15.65% -19.92% +30.55%

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 South West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 706 734 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.45% 12.79% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 439 363
South West median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £158 £125 £120
90th Percentile £538 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 93
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -28.21% +2.63%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.23 £43.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in the South West

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XenServer in the South West

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the South West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bristol - 5 £275 -
Gloucestershire +18 1 - -
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South West region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 6 (85.71%) VMware
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
6 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) ICT Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Citrix
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Wyse