Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 166 175
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 -30
Contract jobs citing XenServer 7 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.60% 1.74% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
West Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.05% +32.31% -
10th Percentile £235 £403 £241
90th Percentile £400 £468 £338
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £430 £250
% change year-on-year -36.05% +72.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 437 402 481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.57% 11.07% 10.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 252 238
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +17.65%
10th Percentile £175 £175 £124
90th Percentile £538 £561 £527
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10th Percentile £9.80 £10.00 £8.53
90th Percentile £19.28 £23.75 £21.58
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -9.09%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 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
Leeds -1 4 £400 -6.98% 1
Huddersfield - 3 £275 -
XenServer
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) EnterpriseDB
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Xen
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) DSDM
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) SMS
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) Cobbler
3 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
3 3 (42.86%) CloudStack
3 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (42.86%) DevOps
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills

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 (42.86%) CloudStack
1 3 (42.86%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (42.86%) DevOps
1 3 (42.86%) DSDM
1 3 (42.86%) RUP
1 3 (42.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) Python
1 3 (42.86%) Ruby
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 3 (42.86%) Xen
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Cobbler
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Tivoli
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Capita
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) VMware