Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 184 171 193
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22 +23
Contract jobs citing XenServer 5 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 1.50% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £235 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +86.17% -45.35% +72.00%
10th Percentile £418 £176 £403
90th Percentile £448 £276 £468
England median daily rate £388 £314 £413
% change year-on-year +23.41% -23.88% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.78 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year +127.29% -36.36% -36.78%

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 682 533 630
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.03% 12.11% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 353 410
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £200 £118 £163
90th Percentile £525 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £440 £413
% change year-on-year +7.95% +6.67% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 48 53
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.10 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.58% -5.86% +15.96%
10th Percentile £9.38 £9.81 £9.80
90th Percentile £17.56 £20.00 £27.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.15
% change year-on-year -3.03% +2.17% +4.19%

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 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

XenServer
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 16 January 2019. 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 -1 5 £438 +86.17% 2
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Xen
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (80.00%) CloudStack
2 4 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
3 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Cobbler
3 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (60.00%) Python
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server

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 4 (80.00%) CloudStack
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) OpenStack
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Azure DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Deployment Automation
1 4 (80.00%) OWASP
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) DSDM
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Server Patching
3 1 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCA
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCITP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) Xen
2 3 (60.00%) Docker
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cobbler
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) VMware