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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 83 91
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.091% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category - 0.76% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £385 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
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 Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
137 131 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.21% 11.96% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 61 56
Average daily rate £400 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 10 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.93% -44.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £16.86 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £15.38 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.04% -0.80%

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 20 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) VTSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCEE
2 1 (50.00%) CCAA
2 1 (50.00%) CCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (50.00%) VTSP
1 1 (50.00%) CCEE
1 1 (50.00%) CCAA
1 1 (50.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Hitachi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle