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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 54 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +2
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.40% 3.34% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 5.13% 20.51% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£400 £175 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% -63.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £385
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.49 £27.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+61.78% +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
39 78 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.89% 16.28% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 37 16
Average daily rate £315 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £150 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 28 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +129.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £30.00 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C#

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp