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 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 55 44
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.16% 2.41%
As % of the System Software category - 0.94% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £365 £368
% change year-on-year
-17.80% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +38.15%
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
62 106 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.36% 17.32% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 59 39
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £140 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 17 10
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -34.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP