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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 92 89 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.14% 0.16% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.21% 1.42% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
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£375 £313 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £393
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -23.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.49 £27.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+61.78% +120.00%
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
165 141 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.57% 11.04% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 74 130
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £158 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 18
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £14.00 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £135.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 £375 -
XenServer
South East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) EdgeSight
3 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) PaaS
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) IaaS
3 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 2 (33.33%) PKI
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) PaaS
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) MPLS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
1 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Support Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Support Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Support Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) PKI
1 2 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) VMS
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCA
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) EdgeSight
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Wyse
2 2 (33.33%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware