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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
England / South West
Rank 129 140 138
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -2
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% 0.10% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.90% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £100 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -76.47%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £316 £351
% change year-on-year
+26.48% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £46.50 - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - £32.50

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
301 335 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.86% 11.45% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 204 139
Median daily rate £313 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 30 47
Median hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -1.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.10 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Dorset - 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) IaaS
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Architect
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) arcserve
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Extreme Networks
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat