The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.47% -
As % of the System Software category - 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £385 £348
% change year-on-year
-15.58% +10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 -
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 Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 75 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 12.83% 17.44% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 40
Average daily rate £263 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £156 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £385 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 14
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £20.10 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Essex

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) VB
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP