The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bristol region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 15 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.04% - -
As % of the System Software category 22.39% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £385 £323
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+110.00% -
System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
67 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.10% 5.48% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 11 23
Average daily rate £375 £333 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.78% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £17.60 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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%) VMware
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (94.44%) Puppet
2 17 (94.44%) LAMP
2 17 (94.44%) Debian
2 17 (94.44%) Ruby
2 17 (94.44%) Java
2 17 (94.44%) Perl
2 17 (94.44%) PHP
2 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) VPN
2 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Bash Shell
2 17 (94.44%) DevOps
3 16 (88.89%) Ubuntu
4 12 (66.67%) CentOS
5 10 (55.56%) Windows
6 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (50.00%) IPsec
6 9 (50.00%) Citrix
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (50.00%) OSPF
6 9 (50.00%) BGP
6 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
6 9 (50.00%) IPv6
6 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
6 9 (50.00%) LAN
6 9 (50.00%) WAN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, 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 9 (50.00%) Apache
1 9 (50.00%) nginx
1 9 (50.00%) Confluence
1 9 (50.00%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) VPN
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) IPsec
2 9 (50.00%) Network Security
2 9 (50.00%) LDAP
2 9 (50.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) WAN
2 9 (50.00%) IPv6
2 9 (50.00%) OSPF
2 9 (50.00%) BGP
2 9 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
1 9 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Subversion
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
1 9 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (50.00%) Hudson
1 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (22.22%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
1 17 (94.44%) Debian
2 16 (88.89%) Ubuntu
3 12 (66.67%) CentOS
4 10 (55.56%) Windows
5 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Continuous Integration
1 17 (94.44%) DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (50.00%) Build Automation
2 9 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
1 17 (94.44%) Perl
1 17 (94.44%) PHP
1 17 (94.44%) Ruby
1 17 (94.44%) Bash Shell
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) MCP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) CCNA
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (50.00%) Postfix
2 9 (50.00%) Samba
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) Puppet
2 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (50.00%) Salt
2 9 (50.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.56%) HP