The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 77 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.072% 0.13% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.91% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£230 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+180.00% -
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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 East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
166 220 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.99% 14.59% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 107 48
Average daily rate £350 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £420 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 54
Average hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -28.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £27.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. 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
Northamptonshire -7 1 £230 -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - - 1
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Wintel Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix