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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 136 103 123
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +20
Contract jobs citing XenServer 10 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.33% 0.75% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 5.22% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate
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- £394 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
390 345 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.85% 14.44% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 117 185
Average daily rate £275 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 76 76
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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
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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Cambridgeshire -3 8 - - 3
Essex -9 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
4 8 (44.44%) Firewall
4 8 (44.44%) VLAN
4 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 8 (44.44%) WatchGuard
5 7 (38.89%) XenApp
5 7 (38.89%) Kindle
5 7 (38.89%) VoIP
5 7 (38.89%) ISO 9001
5 7 (38.89%) Cisco
6 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) CCA
8 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 3 (16.67%) vSphere
10 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
10 2 (11.11%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) Firewall
1 8 (44.44%) VLAN
2 7 (38.89%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) SSL
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) ISDN
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Architect
2 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Kindle
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
2 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCA
1 4 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) CCEA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.56%) RHCE
3 1 (5.56%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) XenApp
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (16.67%) vSphere
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.56%) Samba
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.56%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) WatchGuard
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (11.11%) AppSense
5 2 (11.11%) Wyse
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Mitel
6 1 (5.56%) HP
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Imperva
6 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £20.00 - £30.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 27 days ago