The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 40 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.26% 0.19% -
As % of the System Software category 2.56% 1.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £360 £333
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +8.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

System Software Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
39 61 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 10.08% 11.69% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 10
Average daily rate £400 £300 £397
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £225 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £408 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Average hourly rate £11.15 £13.00 £13.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.23% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.10 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £20.90 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the Nottingham region.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

XenServer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix