The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 59 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% - 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 7.79% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £30.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +32.25%
XenServer
West Midlands

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

System Software Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
77 60 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.99% 7.43% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 31 20
Average daily rate £330 £350 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.19 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +8.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £19.25 £19.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

XenServer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) HP
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) AppDNA

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Rate: £425 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 days ago