The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 231 219 225
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing XenServer 13 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 1.51% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 11
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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 £349 £275
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 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1015 1124 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.02% 13.26% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 560 350
Average daily rate £325 £335 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 146 138
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
XenServer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 4 £325 - 1
Berkshire -2 3 £375 -2.59% 5
Surrey -7 3 £313 -11.03% 1
East Sussex -4 2 £266 -33.43% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
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England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (87.50%) Citrix
2 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (60.00%) VMware
4 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
4 23 (57.50%) Windows
5 22 (55.00%) XenApp
6 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (45.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (35.00%) XenDesktop
8 13 (32.50%) SQL
9 12 (30.00%) Firewall
10 11 (27.50%) Terminal Services
11 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (25.00%) NetScaler
12 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
13 6 (15.00%) vSphere
13 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (15.00%) AppSense
13 6 (15.00%) ITIL
14 5 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
14 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (12.50%) CloudStack
14 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
15 4 (10.00%) Project Management
15 4 (10.00%) Publishing
15 4 (10.00%) HP
15 4 (10.00%) CCA
15 4 (10.00%) NetApp
15 4 (10.00%) UNIX

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (12.50%) CloudStack
2 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) Lync
3 3 (7.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Firewall
2 10 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (7.50%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (2.50%) DHCP
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
General
1 4 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Citrix Support
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (10.00%) UNIX
6 3 (7.50%) Linux
7 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 4 (10.00%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Change Management
3 3 (7.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.00%) CCA
3 3 (7.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PMP
4 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) VTSP
4 1 (2.50%) CCEE
4 1 (2.50%) CCAA
4 1 (2.50%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (57.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (55.00%) XenApp
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (35.00%) XenDesktop
5 11 (27.50%) Terminal Services
6 6 (15.00%) vSphere
7 5 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 3 (7.50%) Xen
8 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
9 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (2.50%) vCloud
10 1 (2.50%) KVM
10 1 (2.50%) NFS
10 1 (2.50%) MetaFrame
10 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) SCOM
2 1 (2.50%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Citrix
2 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (15.00%) AppSense
5 4 (10.00%) HP
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) NetApp
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.50%) Symantec
7 1 (2.50%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) Hitachi
East Sussex
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Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
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