The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 34 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.70% - 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 4.44% - 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £30.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +32.25%
XenServer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

System Software Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.68% 7.04% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 25
Average daily rate £325 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £308 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

XenServer
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (80.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix Support
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft