The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.85% - -
As % of the System Software category 19.05% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £393 £333
% change year-on-year
-23.56% +18.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
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South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

System Software Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
21 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 9.72% 19.76% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 10
Average daily rate £233 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £166 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £10.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +214.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

XenServer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Veeam
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
5 2 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) NetScaler

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco