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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 118 111
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.55% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category - 4.94% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +60.00%
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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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
297 324 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.54% 11.23% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 190 121
Average daily rate £325 £359 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.40% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 41 28
Average hourly rate £19.27 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £37.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
1 10 (100.00%) Hudson
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 7 (70.00%) Ruby
3 7 (70.00%) Perl
3 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) CCNA
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (60.00%) MySQL
4 6 (60.00%) Apache
4 6 (60.00%) VPN
4 6 (60.00%) LDAP
4 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
4 6 (60.00%) JIRA
4 6 (60.00%) Samba
4 6 (60.00%) Debian

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (60.00%) Apache
1 6 (60.00%) nginx
1 6 (60.00%) Confluence
1 6 (60.00%) MediaWiki
2 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (30.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 9 (90.00%) WAN
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) LDAP
4 5 (50.00%) IPsec
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (50.00%) IPv6
4 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 5 (50.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
1 6 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Hudson
1 10 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
2 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Wiki
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (60.00%) Debian
2 6 (60.00%) Ubuntu
2 6 (60.00%) CentOS
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 6 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Build Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (30.00%) Database Theory
5 3 (30.00%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
1 7 (70.00%) Ruby
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CCNA
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (60.00%) Postfix
2 6 (60.00%) iptables
2 6 (60.00%) Samba
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (100.00%) Puppet
2 6 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (60.00%) ZABBIX
2 6 (60.00%) Salt
3 4 (40.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft