The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 92 86 72
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.088% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.33% 1.43% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £345
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
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
129 70 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.75% 6.19% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 39 24
Average daily rate £393 £275 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.72% -6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £117 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -27.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £12.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

XenServer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Xen
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
1 6 (100.00%) DSDM
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 6 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Server Building
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) CloudStack
1 6 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) DSDM
1 6 (100.00%) RUP
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Ruby
1 6 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Cobbler
1 6 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) EnterpriseDB
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle