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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 137 135 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 1.67% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 5
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.79 £30.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +32.25%
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
341 300 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.82% 9.74% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 145 193
Median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 47 39
Median hourly rate £15.36 £20.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% +44.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £33.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +4 3 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server

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:

Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix