The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Leeds 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 61 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.39% -
As % of the System Software category - 5.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £406 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
100 57 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.53% 7.45% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 20
Average daily rate £319 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +27.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £9.88 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.75 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenServer
West Yorkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
2 1 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) RUP
2 1 (50.00%) DSDM
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Data Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Development Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) RUP
1 1 (50.00%) DSDM
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) NCDA
1 1 (50.00%) NCIE
1 1 (50.00%) VCAP
1 1 (50.00%) CCEE
1 1 (50.00%) CCIA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) EnterpriseDB