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 3 months to 29 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.

Citrix XenServer
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.52% - -
As % of the System Software category 3.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £425
% change year-on-year -9.09% -22.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 80 49 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.84% 7.04% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 30 18
Median daily rate £385 £270 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.59% -27.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 4
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.24% -37.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.83 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £11.83 £27.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 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 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

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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 3 months to 29 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £225 -
XenServer
North East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) XenApp
1 11 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) SCCM
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Software Delivery
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) DNS
5 6 (54.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (54.55%) AppSense
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
7 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (36.36%) XenMobile
7 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) Degree
8 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
8 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland

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 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Delivery
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Personalization
4 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VB
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 3 (27.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) XenApp
1 11 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) SCCM
2 6 (54.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (36.36%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) AppSense
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) SAP