The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Surrey region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 83 84 91
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 2.58% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £351 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.59% -2.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £385 £323
% change year-on-year
-12.33% +19.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+110.00% -
System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
132 155 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.68% 12.29% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 90 54
Average daily rate £300 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 26
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.25 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +2.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £40.00 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 11 July 2014. 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
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - - 1
Weybridge - - - -
Woking - - - -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (83.33%) AppSense
3 10 (83.33%) XenApp
3 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (83.33%) CloudStack
3 10 (83.33%) NetScaler
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
4 7 (58.33%) Migration
5 6 (50.00%) UNIX
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
7 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (16.67%) NetApp
9 2 (16.67%) VMware
9 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 1 (8.33%) HP
10 1 (8.33%) IBM
10 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Architect
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 2 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (83.33%) XenApp
1 10 (83.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) AppSense
3 2 (16.67%) NetApp
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) IBM