The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 119 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 1.38% 0.92% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate - £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
XenServer
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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
290 326 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.37% 12.98% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 149 155
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £538 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 81 43
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 2016. 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
Hertfordshire - 4 - - 1
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) VBScript
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Time Management
6 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (25.00%) LDAP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 2 (25.00%) Information Security
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Publishing

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Big Data
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Process Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Records Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
1 1 (12.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) iManage