The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 43 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.43% - -
As % of the System Software category 23.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 28 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.79 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £30.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +32.25%
XenServer
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
185 51 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.07% 8.98% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 23 51
Average daily rate £275 £339 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 1
Average hourly rate £28.25 £12.36 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.65% -11.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 43 £280 -
XenServer
North East

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
1 43 (100.00%) Citrix
2 41 (95.35%) XenApp
2 41 (95.35%) XenDesktop
3 40 (93.02%) Active Directory
3 40 (93.02%) DHCP
4 39 (90.70%) VMware
5 35 (81.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 35 (81.40%) AppSense
6 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
7 31 (72.09%) Windows Server
8 29 (67.44%) ITIL
9 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
10 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (51.16%) Degree
11 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
11 22 (51.16%) HP
11 22 (51.16%) DNS
11 22 (51.16%) ThinPrint
12 21 (48.84%) XenMobile
12 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
13 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 20 (46.51%) Business Continuity
13 20 (46.51%) Service Delivery
13 20 (46.51%) SAP
13 20 (46.51%) SafeCom
14 19 (44.19%) Project Management
15 18 (41.86%) SCCM
16 17 (39.53%) IIS

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (39.53%) IIS
2 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.23%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (93.02%) DHCP
2 22 (51.16%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) SMS
4 2 (4.65%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MSI
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Support Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support
4 6 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix Support
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support
8 2 (4.65%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Messaging Support
8 2 (4.65%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 1 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (51.16%) Computer Science
2 14 (32.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (72.09%) Windows Server
3 25 (58.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (53.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) ITIL
2 20 (46.51%) Business Continuity
2 20 (46.51%) Service Delivery
3 19 (44.19%) Project Management
4 17 (39.53%) Software Delivery
5 10 (23.26%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (13.95%) Software Distribution
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.65%) Server Building
8 1 (2.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 9 (20.93%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.28%) VB
3 7 (16.28%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Security Cleared
2 22 (51.16%) Degree
3 21 (48.84%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.93%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.93%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) XenApp
1 41 (95.35%) XenDesktop
2 40 (93.02%) Active Directory
3 35 (81.40%) Microsoft App-V
4 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.30%) vSphere
7 2 (4.65%) Brightmail
7 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (48.84%) XenMobile
2 18 (41.86%) SCCM
3 17 (39.53%) EdgeSight
4 14 (32.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.65%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Citrix
2 39 (90.70%) VMware
3 35 (81.40%) AppSense
4 34 (79.07%) Microsoft
5 22 (51.16%) HP
5 22 (51.16%) ThinPrint
6 20 (46.51%) SafeCom
6 20 (46.51%) SAP
7 3 (6.98%) Symantec
8 2 (4.65%) Compaq
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.65%) IronPort