Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 22 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 148 176
Rank change year-on-year -13 +28 +3
Contract jobs citing XenServer 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.14% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 1.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
West Yorkshire median daily rate £338 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.63% - -
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 -
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.50 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 472 324 438
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.76% 11.33% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 228 266
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £300 £267 £210
90th Percentile £548 £556 £511
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £401
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.12% +29.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 26 30
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -7.29% -
10th Percentile £9.67 £9.53 £8.50
90th Percentile £30.25 £19.50 £17.53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year +27.66% -6.00% +4.17%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in West Yorkshire

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in West Yorkshire

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in West Yorkshire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Leeds -15 3 £425 +6.25% 2
Huddersfield -3 1 £250 -9.09%
Todmorden - 1 - -
XenServer
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) SCOM
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) CCA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) Clustering
4 2 (40.00%) MCITP

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) CloudStack
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (20.00%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Server Patching
2 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCITP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) KVM
4 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) HP SIM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) WSUS
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) Trend Micro