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 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 231 233 205
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs citing XenServer 14 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 1.32% 1.08% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 13
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£325 £385 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +20.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £333
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
XenServer
England

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
1058 1107 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.40% 12.48% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 555 388
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 127 135
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £31.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +8 4 £350 -9.09% 1
Surrey +2 2 £313 -13.79%
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (84.85%) Citrix
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 19 (57.58%) XenApp
4 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (39.39%) NetScaler
6 11 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 9 (27.27%) XenDesktop
9 8 (24.24%) vSphere
9 8 (24.24%) ITIL
9 8 (24.24%) Terminal Services
10 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (21.21%) Firewall
11 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (18.18%) Lync
11 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
12 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (15.15%) CCA
12 5 (15.15%) IIS
12 5 (15.15%) Change Management
12 5 (15.15%) AppSense
13 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
13 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (18.18%) Lync
2 5 (15.15%) IIS
3 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
3 4 (12.12%) CloudStack
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) NetScaler
2 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (9.09%) Publishing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Consultant
1 6 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix Consultant
2 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix Support
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) UNIX
4 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) CCA
3 3 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (3.03%) VTSP
4 1 (3.03%) CCEE
4 1 (3.03%) CCAA
4 1 (3.03%) CCIA
4 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.03%) PMP
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (57.58%) XenApp
3 14 (42.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (42.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (27.27%) XenDesktop
5 8 (24.24%) vSphere
5 8 (24.24%) Terminal Services
6 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
7 4 (12.12%) VMware ESX
8 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
9 1 (3.03%) KVM
9 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) SCOM
3 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Citrix
2 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 23 (69.70%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) AppSense
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
6 1 (3.03%) Hitachi
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago