Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 17 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 107 -
Rank change year-on-year +30 - -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 19 56 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.07% 2.30% -
As % of the System Software category 10.38% 8.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 36 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £280 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.44% - -
North East median daily rate £280 £225 -
% change year-on-year +24.44% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 183 649 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.98% 26.61% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 434 80
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -10.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £223 £205 £212
90th Percentile £545 £467 £638
North East median daily rate £333 £314 £350
% change year-on-year +5.89% -10.29% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 69 29
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +21.35%
10th Percentile £9.55 £13.50 £12.55
90th Percentile £44.75 £32.15 £39.60
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.80% -11.30%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Tyne and Wear

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Tyne and Wear

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in Tyne and Wear

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in Tyne and Wear

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 17 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +25 19 £280 +24.44% 1
XenServer
North East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 18 (94.74%) XenDesktop
3 16 (84.21%) XenApp
4 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 15 (78.95%) DHCP
4 15 (78.95%) DNS
5 13 (68.42%) VMware
6 12 (63.16%) AppSense
6 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
7 11 (57.89%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (57.89%) Skype for Business
7 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
8 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
8 10 (52.63%) SCCM
8 10 (52.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
10 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
10 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
10 7 (36.84%) ITIL
10 7 (36.84%) SMS
11 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
11 6 (31.58%) BPSS Clearance
12 5 (26.32%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (26.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (57.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (57.89%) MS Exchange
1 11 (57.89%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) DHCP
1 15 (78.95%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) SMS
3 3 (15.79%) Firewall
4 2 (10.53%) LAN
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
5 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Desktop Support
2 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) Debian
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Software Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (5.26%) Telematics
5 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 6 (31.58%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 18 (94.74%) XenDesktop
2 16 (84.21%) XenApp
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (52.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.53%) Xen
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 10 (52.63%) SCCM
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (15.79%) XenMobile
4 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) PowerCLI
4 1 (5.26%) Puppet
4 1 (5.26%) SafeCom
4 1 (5.26%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) AppSense
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) ThinPrint
6 1 (5.26%) Vyatta