The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.082%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +61.78%
XenServer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
226 255 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.31% 10.14% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 128 133
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 34
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.83% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.90 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenServer across the Berkshire region.

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Escalation Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Content Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft