The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank - - 67
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.23%
As % of the System Software category - - 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £44.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-37.62% +61.78%
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
76 121 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.23% 12.37% 15.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 60 66
Median daily rate £438 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +25.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £181 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 17
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +53.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) PHP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Escalation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) ELK Stack
2 1 (33.33%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Debian
2 1 (33.33%) Fedora
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Content Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Postfix
3 1 (33.33%) qmail
3 1 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (33.33%) Varnish
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Perfmon
1 2 (66.67%) SCOrch
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Bacula
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) cPanel
2 1 (33.33%) Grafana
2 1 (33.33%) Graphite
2 1 (33.33%) Kibana
2 1 (33.33%) logstash
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Plesk
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (33.33%) Salt
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Hitachi
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec