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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 116 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.12% 0.080%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 1.07% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £313 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £300 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £21.50
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
279 281 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.99% 11.49% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 144 127
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +39.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -3 2 £400 +33.33%
Slough - 1 £225 -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) MCSE
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (30.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) CCA
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (30.00%) AppSense

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 1 (10.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Support
4 2 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Escalation Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Server Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) CentOS
6 1 (10.00%) Debian
6 1 (10.00%) Fedora
6 1 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Content Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) AWK
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) sed
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MCSE
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) CCA
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) HNC
3 2 (20.00%) RHCSA
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) Terminal Services
6 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
7 1 (10.00%) Docker
7 1 (10.00%) KVM
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (10.00%) NFS
7 1 (10.00%) Postfix
7 1 (10.00%) qmail
7 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
7 1 (10.00%) Varnish
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
2 2 (20.00%) EdgeSight
2 2 (20.00%) Perfmon
2 2 (20.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Bacula
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) cPanel
3 1 (10.00%) Grafana
3 1 (10.00%) Graphite
3 1 (10.00%) Kibana
3 1 (10.00%) logstash
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) Plesk
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (10.00%) Salt
3 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) AppSense
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Remedy
6 1 (10.00%) CommVault
6 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (10.00%) NetApp
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec