The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 55 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.20% 1.71% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.22% 11.43% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -21.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +120.00%
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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 Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 70 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.93% 14.99% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 15
Average daily rate £313 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £153 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 14
Average hourly rate £60.00 £25.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.00% +117.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the Cambridge region.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

XenServer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware