The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 139 147 135
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.037% 0.13% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 1.18% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
Median daily rate £450 £321 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.07% -28.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £321 £351
% change year-on-year
+33.85% -8.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +45.00%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
378 340 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.95% 10.65% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 188 183
Median daily rate £330 £336 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.85% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £162 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 59
Median hourly rate £14.00 £31.75 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.90% +38.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.00 £43.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) IaaS
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Architect
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat