The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 65 71 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.11% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 0.79% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +100.00%
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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 Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
110 127 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.43% 13.77% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 51
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 8 20
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £17.40 £30.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

XenServer
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Veeam
2 4 (80.00%) Varonis
2 4 (80.00%) Mimecast
2 4 (80.00%) Zerto
2 4 (80.00%) Neverfail
2 4 (80.00%) Business Development
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Mimecast
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Sales Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Development
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) 3PAR
2 4 (80.00%) Varonis
2 4 (80.00%) Zerto
2 4 (80.00%) Neverfail
2 4 (80.00%) Veeam
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix