The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 42 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.02% - 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 7.89% - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £450 - -
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
38 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.97% 19.41% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 21
Average daily rate £450 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £700 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.20 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -47.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £10.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.04 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tonbridge - 2 £438 -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Grid Computing
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 3 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware