Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 200 202
Rank change year-on-year +26 +2 -28
Contract jobs citing XenServer 9 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.20% 0.13% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 1.04% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 11
Yorkshire median daily rate £275 £430 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.05% +72.00% -9.91%
10th Percentile £235 £403 £190
90th Percentile £400 £468 £338
England median daily rate £350 £358 £325
% change year-on-year -2.10% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 604 672 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.60% 12.33% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 416 353
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +14.75%
10th Percentile £116 £175 £123
90th Percentile £538 £575 £521
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 49 128
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -10.11%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.90 £8.86
90th Percentile £20.70 £25.00 £24.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Yorkshire

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Yorkshire

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in Yorkshire

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in Yorkshire

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Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +16 7 £275 -36.05% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -
XenServer
England

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

1 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Puppet
4 3 (33.33%) Cobbler
4 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
4 3 (33.33%) CloudStack
4 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 3 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
4 3 (33.33%) Ruby
4 3 (33.33%) Xen
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) RUP
4 3 (33.33%) DSDM
4 3 (33.33%) Python
4 3 (33.33%) SMS
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (33.33%) CloudStack
1 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 3 (33.33%) SMS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
1 3 (33.33%) DSDM
1 3 (33.33%) RUP
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
2 2 (22.22%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) vSphere
2 6 (66.67%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (33.33%) Xen
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) Terminal Server
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Cobbler
1 3 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (33.33%) Puppet
1 3 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 2 (22.22%) EdgeSight
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) Capita
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp