The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire 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 - - -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
63 71 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.15% 21.52% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 29
Average daily rate £328 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenServer
South West

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

XenServer
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) AppSense
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Banking

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (100.00%) SMS
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) AppSense