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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 71 63 67
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.24% 1.15% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 3.13% 16.13% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Average daily rate £100 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £423 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +144.44%
XenServer
South West

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
64 62 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.57% 7.13% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 37 10
Average daily rate £235 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £22.00 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix