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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
South East / Surrey
Rank 87 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 -  
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.17% 0.39% -
As % of the System Software category 1.15% 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £350 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £328 £425
% change year-on-year -8.39% -22.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year -1.17% -30.89%  

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 174 271 134
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 14.88% 21.09% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 162 70
Median daily rate £375 £388 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +16.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £518 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £43.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.11% +145.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.58 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.93 £49.80 £30.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 March 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
Redhill - 2 £350 -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 March 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
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
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%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
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%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp

XenServer
Top Related 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%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Release Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer Engineer
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 2008
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
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Mechatronics
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) Python
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) HP