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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 64 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.30% - 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 16.25% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -66.66%
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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
80 46 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.02% 7.60% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 18 39
Average daily rate £450 £238 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £384 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 17
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 October 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 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 29 (96.67%) Ruby
2 29 (96.67%) Continuous Integration
2 29 (96.67%) Bash Shell
2 29 (96.67%) Puppet
2 29 (96.67%) Perl
2 29 (96.67%) PHP
2 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 29 (96.67%) Red Hat
2 29 (96.67%) LAMP
2 29 (96.67%) DevOps
3 28 (93.33%) Ubuntu
4 27 (90.00%) CentOS
5 24 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
5 24 (80.00%) Salt
6 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
6 20 (66.67%) Hudson
6 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (66.67%) Samba
6 20 (66.67%) Citrix
6 20 (66.67%) Apache
6 20 (66.67%) LDAP
6 20 (66.67%) LAN
6 20 (66.67%) WAN
7 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (60.00%) VPN
8 18 (60.00%) Java
8 18 (60.00%) Debian
9 13 (43.33%) Build Automation

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 20 (66.67%) Apache
2 9 (30.00%) MediaWiki
2 9 (30.00%) Confluence
2 9 (30.00%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) LDAP
2 20 (66.67%) LAN
2 20 (66.67%) WAN
3 18 (60.00%) VPN
4 9 (30.00%) IPv6
4 9 (30.00%) OSPF
4 9 (30.00%) BGP
4 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
4 9 (30.00%) IPsec
4 9 (30.00%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) DNS
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MySQL
1 9 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
1 9 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 20 (66.67%) Hudson
2 9 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (30.00%) Subversion
2 9 (30.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 23 (76.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 12 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Wiki
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 29 (96.67%) Linux
2 28 (93.33%) Ubuntu
3 27 (90.00%) CentOS
4 18 (60.00%) Debian
5 10 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) Continuous Integration
1 29 (96.67%) DevOps
2 20 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (43.33%) Build Automation
4 9 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 9 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (96.67%) Ruby
1 29 (96.67%) Bash Shell
1 29 (96.67%) Perl
1 29 (96.67%) PHP
2 18 (60.00%) Java
3 9 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (40.00%) CCNA
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) MCP
3 1 (3.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Samba
2 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (30.00%) Postfix
4 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (96.67%) Puppet
2 24 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 24 (80.00%) Salt
3 9 (30.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) VMware
2 29 (96.67%) Red Hat
3 20 (66.67%) Citrix
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft