The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 East of England 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 137 104 127
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Contract jobs citing XenServer 7 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.62% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.03% 4.44% 2.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 4
Average daily rate £375 £395 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +19.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £364 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £399
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
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
345 315 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.94% 13.99% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 136 127
Average daily rate £300 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £119 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 59
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -11 4 £375 +3.59% 1
Hertfordshire -7 2 £140 - 1
Essex -32 1 £400 -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 9 (47.37%) Linux
5 8 (42.11%) XenApp
6 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
6 6 (31.58%) vSphere
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) IPsec
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) SSL
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
7 5 (26.32%) Puppet
7 5 (26.32%) Network Security
7 5 (26.32%) Network Design
7 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
8 4 (21.05%) Apache Continuum
8 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
9 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 3 (15.79%) NetApp
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.79%) CCA
9 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) IPsec
1 5 (26.32%) VPN
1 5 (26.32%) SSL
1 5 (26.32%) Network Security
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) SAN
4 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.26%) SMS
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Apache Continuum
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (26.32%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Cryptography
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Security Architecture
1 5 (26.32%) Network Design
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) CCA
1 3 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) MCTS
2 2 (10.53%) RHCA
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) MCSM
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) RHCE
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CCEA
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) XenApp
2 6 (31.58%) vSphere
3 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESX
4 3 (15.79%) XenDesktop
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) Samba
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) SCCM
3 2 (10.53%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Citrix
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 2 (10.53%) Wyse
6 1 (5.26%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago