The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Cambridge 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 40 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.82% - 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 8.11% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.88%
System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
37 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.14% 17.62% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 24
Average daily rate £350 £310 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £164 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -50.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £11.60 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £39.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenServer
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (40.00%) CCA
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) SMS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) IPsec
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) IPsec
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Network Design
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (40.00%) CCA
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) AppSense
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago