The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 37 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.32% 0.36% -
As % of the System Software category 2.13% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £21.50
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
47 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.83% 13.04% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 28
Median daily rate £434 £470 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.65% +34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £255 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £515 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (80.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) WSUS
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Grid Computing

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Contingency Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 14001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
1 4 (80.00%) SCOM
1 4 (80.00%) SCOrch
1 4 (80.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco