The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.16% - -
As % of the System Software category 14.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £348
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+43.18% -26.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.89% 3.35% 6.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 10 17
Average daily rate £425 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £132 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.44% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 10
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.44 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £14.10 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -1.51%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (100.00%) Puppet
1 18 (100.00%) Hudson
1 18 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 17 (94.44%) Bash Shell
2 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 17 (94.44%) Perl
2 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 17 (94.44%) WAN
3 16 (88.89%) Salt
3 16 (88.89%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (77.78%) Ubuntu
4 14 (77.78%) CentOS
4 14 (77.78%) LDAP
4 14 (77.78%) Apache
4 14 (77.78%) Samba
4 14 (77.78%) Red Hat
5 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (66.67%) CCNA
5 12 (66.67%) LAMP
6 11 (61.11%) Windows
6 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) Wiki
7 7 (38.89%) Confluence

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 14 (77.78%) Apache
2 7 (38.89%) Confluence
2 7 (38.89%) MediaWiki
2 7 (38.89%) nginx
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) LAN
2 17 (94.44%) WAN
3 14 (77.78%) LDAP
4 7 (38.89%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) OSPF
5 6 (33.33%) BGP
5 6 (33.33%) IPsec
5 6 (33.33%) IPv6
5 6 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 6 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) MySQL
1 7 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (100.00%) Hudson
1 18 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
2 7 (38.89%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (77.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Wiki
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (77.78%) Ubuntu
2 14 (77.78%) CentOS
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) Debian
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 18 (100.00%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Capacity Planning
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 6 (33.33%) Build Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Database Theory
3 6 (33.33%) Relational Database Theory
4 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Bash Shell
1 17 (94.44%) Ruby
1 17 (94.44%) Perl
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (66.67%) CCNA
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Samba
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) Postfix
4 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (100.00%) Puppet
2 16 (88.89%) Salt
2 16 (88.89%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (38.89%) ZABBIX
4 4 (22.22%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (77.78%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft