The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 23 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 Hampshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 107 105 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing XenServer 10 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.48% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 3.29% 4.21% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 2
Average daily rate - £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.88%
System Software Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
304 214 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 14.66% 12.19% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 113 65
Average daily rate £325 £338 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 32
Average hourly rate £21.50 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.98% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £32.30 £40.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the Hampshire region.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

XenServer Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 9 (69.23%) Terminal Services
4 9 (69.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (69.23%) Firewall
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (23.08%) XenApp
7 3 (23.08%) vSphere
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (7.69%) UNIX
8 1 (7.69%) Linux
8 1 (7.69%) SAN
8 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (23.08%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) Terminal Services
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (23.08%) XenApp
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft