Period
to 18 July 2018

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 6 months to 18 July 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 139 143
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 -9
Contract jobs citing XenServer 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.30% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 0.87% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Surrey median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £238 £315 £358
90th Percentile £450 £375 £396
South East median daily rate £368 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -8.13% +8.25% +23.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate - - £32.50
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - £32.50

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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 440 344 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.38% 13.63% 17.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 208 284
Surrey median daily rate £460 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.18% +3.44% +14.29%
10th Percentile £131 £129 £163
90th Percentile £575 £554 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 31
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £18.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.95% -13.95% +19.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £28.00 £47.50 £51.00
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.03% +8.20% -10.29%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in Surrey over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 July 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
Guildford - 1 - -
XenServer
South East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Surrey region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 10 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) WSUS
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (60.00%) Ivanti
4 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Disk Encryption

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Server Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Engineer
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) SCCM Specialist
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Virtual Environments
3 4 (40.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (90.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) SCCM
2 9 (90.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint