The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 83 87 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.31% 0.36% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.30% 3.13% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£250 £413 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +34.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +38.15%
XenServer
South East

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

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
174 160 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.58% 11.58% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 81 70
Average daily rate £365 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £118 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 25
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £30.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +7 2 - -
Woking - 2 £250 -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) CCA
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) VMS
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) IaaS

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) IaaS
1 2 (50.00%) PaaS
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) VLAN
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Support Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Replication
1 2 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) VMS
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCA
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle