The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 47 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Contract jobs citing XenServer 17 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.19% 0.26% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 16.04% 2.50% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
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£175 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
XenServer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
106 80 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.68% 10.57% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 26
Average daily rate £250 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 17
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -52.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £10.25 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +11 17 £175 -63.15% 4
XenServer
East of England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (81.82%) Windows
3 17 (77.27%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) WatchGuard
3 17 (77.27%) VLAN
3 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (68.18%) Kindle
4 15 (68.18%) ITIL
4 15 (68.18%) VoIP
4 15 (68.18%) ISO 9001
4 15 (68.18%) Cisco
5 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
5 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (22.73%) XenApp
5 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (13.64%) vSphere
6 3 (13.64%) CCA
6 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) MPLS
7 2 (9.09%) SSL
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) ISDN
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
1 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
1 17 (77.27%) VLAN
2 15 (68.18%) VoIP
3 2 (9.09%) MPLS
3 2 (9.09%) SSL
3 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) ISDN
4 1 (4.55%) SMS
4 1 (4.55%) DHCP
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
2 2 (9.09%) Server Engineer
2 2 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Kindle
2 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 17 (77.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
2 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCA
1 3 (13.64%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) XenApp
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (9.09%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (77.27%) WatchGuard
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.09%) Imperva
5 2 (9.09%) 3PAR
5 2 (9.09%) Mitel
6 1 (4.55%) Lotus
6 1 (4.55%) AppSense