Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 19 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 204 176
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28 -19
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.042% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 1.46% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
West Midlands median daily rate £275 £240 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +60.00% -40.00%
10th Percentile £255 £220 £145
90th Percentile £295 £473 £155
England median daily rate £350 £365 £325
% change year-on-year -4.11% +12.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £33.25 £28.75 £35.90
% change year-on-year +15.65% -19.92% +30.55%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 529 548 456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.12% 8.88% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 284 210
West Midlands median daily rate £385 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +14.62% +8.33%
10th Percentile £161 £130 £145
90th Percentile £563 £513 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 62 75
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £13.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.28% -11.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.00 £21.35 £30.53
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the West Midlands

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in the West Midlands

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in the West Midlands

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 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
Birmingham +4 2 £275 -40.86%
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix