The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 24 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
South East / Surrey
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 93 86
Rank change year-on-year +3 -7  
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.083% 0.079% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.53% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £325 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +60.00%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 148 190 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 12.29% 15.01% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 113 101
Median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £184 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 13
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +35.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.53 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £52.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Surrey

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 1 £325 -
XenServer
South East

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

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Unix

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NAS
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Release Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) MCTS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) SCSM
2 1 (33.33%) Simpana
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft