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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 82 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.097% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 0.63% 3.42% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £500 £425 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +16.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £30.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +32.25%
XenServer
Berkshire

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
160 146 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.55% 14.85% 12.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 57
Average daily rate £420 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 13
Average hourly rate £19.42 £18.55 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +15.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) HNC
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (50.00%) AWK
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (50.00%) Time Management

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Support
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) Fedora
4 1 (25.00%) Solaris
4 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) AWK
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) sed
2 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) HNC
2 2 (50.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) KVM
4 1 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (25.00%) Postfix
4 1 (25.00%) qmail
4 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
4 1 (25.00%) Varnish
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (25.00%) Bacula
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (25.00%) cPanel
2 1 (25.00%) Grafana
2 1 (25.00%) Graphite
2 1 (25.00%) Kibana
2 1 (25.00%) logstash
2 1 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) Plesk
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (25.00%) Salt
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) CommVault
4 1 (25.00%) Hitachi
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec