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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 120 123 120
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.13% 0.039% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.10% 0.36% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £313 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 - £27.50
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
273 276 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.63% 10.75% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 146 112
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 35 16
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £17.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +12.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 2 £400 -
Slough - 1 £225 -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) VBScript
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (33.33%) 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (16.67%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) NAS
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Escalation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Manager
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) ELK Stack
2 1 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Debian
4 1 (16.67%) Fedora
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) VMS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Content Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) VB
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Docker
5 1 (16.67%) KVM
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (16.67%) NFS
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (16.67%) Postfix
5 1 (16.67%) qmail
5 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
5 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (16.67%) Varnish
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Perfmon
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOrch
1 2 (33.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Bacula
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (16.67%) cPanel
2 1 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 1 (16.67%) Grafana
2 1 (16.67%) Graphite
2 1 (16.67%) Kibana
2 1 (16.67%) logstash
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Plesk
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (16.67%) Salt
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) CommVault
4 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Rackspace
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec