The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 33 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.63% 0.32% -
As % of the System Software category 21.43% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
XenServer
East Midlands

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

System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.61% 4.79% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 10
Average daily rate £330 £400 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +97.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
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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
Northampton - 5 £200 -
XenServer
East Midlands

XenServer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
2 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (83.33%) MySQL
2 5 (83.33%) Apache
2 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Google
3 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
3 4 (66.67%) Google Apps
4 2 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (16.67%) Retail
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 5 (83.33%) Apache
1 5 (83.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Google Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Server Support
2 4 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Server Analyst
3 3 (50.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Storage Support Analyst
4 2 (33.33%) Storage Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Google
2 4 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft