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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 244 221 224
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing XenServer 10 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 1.90% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £365 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £398 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Average hourly rate £31.50 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.51% +13.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +38.15%
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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
1141 1002 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.19% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 474 487
Average daily rate £358 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 144 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.95 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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
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 22 May 2015. 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
Surrey +4 4 £250 -39.39%
Berkshire -7 3 £300 -17.80% 2
East Sussex -12 2 £350 -6.66%
Hampshire -10 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) Citrix
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (52.63%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) HP
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
7 7 (36.84%) Firewall
8 6 (31.58%) NetApp
8 6 (31.58%) XenApp
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
9 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
9 5 (26.32%) IBM
9 5 (26.32%) Dell
9 5 (26.32%) Linux
10 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) LAN
10 4 (21.05%) WAN
10 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
10 4 (21.05%) VPN
10 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (21.05%) Symantec
10 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (21.05%) Veeam
10 4 (21.05%) SCCM
10 4 (21.05%) Network Security
10 4 (21.05%) Business Development

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (10.53%) Apache
1 2 (10.53%) MediaWiki
1 2 (10.53%) Confluence
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Mimecast
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
2 2 (10.53%) IaaS
2 2 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (36.84%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) LAN
2 4 (21.05%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
3 2 (10.53%) LDAP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) IPv6
3 2 (10.53%) IPsec
3 2 (10.53%) MPLS
3 2 (10.53%) OSPF
3 2 (10.53%) BGP
3 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
3 2 (10.53%) VLAN
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.53%) Hudson
1 2 (10.53%) Subversion
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Support
3 3 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAMP
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Replication
1 2 (10.53%) Wiki
1 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) VMS
5 2 (10.53%) CentOS
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 1 (5.26%) Debian
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Business Development
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Database Theory
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database Theory
4 1 (5.26%) Use Case
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) Perl
3 2 (10.53%) Ruby
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
4 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) CCA
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (31.58%) XenApp
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
6 2 (10.53%) Postfix
6 2 (10.53%) Samba
6 2 (10.53%) iptables
7 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
3 2 (10.53%) ZABBIX
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) EdgeSight
4 1 (5.26%) Salt
4 1 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Citrix
2 13 (68.42%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) Cisco
4 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (31.58%) NetApp
6 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
6 5 (26.32%) IBM
6 5 (26.32%) Dell
7 4 (21.05%) Symantec
7 4 (21.05%) Veeam
7 4 (21.05%) Varonis
7 4 (21.05%) Zerto
7 4 (21.05%) Neverfail
8 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (10.53%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (5.26%) Oracle