The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 16 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 Kent 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
16 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 Kent - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +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
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 56 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.90% 16.18% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 26
Average daily rate £363 £325 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +38.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £263 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
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 Kent

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Kent

XenServer
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Mercator
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Technical Consultant
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Mercator
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense