The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 231 235 221
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing XenServer 12 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.09% 1.23% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 8
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£325 £400 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +34.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £438 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1098 1055 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.83% 12.08% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 526 402
Average daily rate £325 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 123 136
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £33.60 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 6 £325 -
Berkshire +7 2 £350 -17.64% 1
Surrey -8 2 £313 -13.79%
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
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England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (80.00%) Citrix
2 19 (76.00%) VMware
3 17 (68.00%) Windows
4 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 13 (52.00%) XenApp
7 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (36.00%) NetScaler
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (32.00%) vSphere
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (24.00%) Terminal Services
11 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (24.00%) Lync
11 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
12 5 (20.00%) Change Management
12 5 (20.00%) Firewall
12 5 (20.00%) ITIL
12 5 (20.00%) SQL
12 5 (20.00%) IIS
13 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
13 4 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
14 3 (12.00%) NetApp
14 3 (12.00%) SAN
14 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 6 (24.00%) Lync
2 5 (20.00%) IIS
3 4 (16.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (12.00%) SAN
4 2 (8.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (8.00%) DNS
4 2 (8.00%) DHCP
5 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (20.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) PMP
3 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) VTSP
3 1 (4.00%) CCEE
3 1 (4.00%) CCAA
3 1 (4.00%) CCIA
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (52.00%) XenApp
3 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (32.00%) vSphere
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (24.00%) Terminal Services
6 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 4 (16.00%) VMware ESX
8 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (4.00%) VMware Server
9 1 (4.00%) NFS
9 1 (4.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Citrix
2 19 (76.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (12.00%) NetApp
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) AppSense
6 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle
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