The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 17 April 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 West Yorkshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 78 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.30% -
As % of the System Software category - 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £406 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.25 £24.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-5.10% +8.88%
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
139 108 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.75% 8.17% 5.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 24 31
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £118 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.16 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £20.75 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenServer
Yorkshire

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Halifax - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
XenServer
Yorkshire

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) CCEE
1 2 (66.67%) CCIA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) NCDA
2 1 (33.33%) NCIE
2 1 (33.33%) VCAP
2 1 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (33.33%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Development Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) RUP
1 1 (33.33%) DSDM
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) CCEE
1 2 (66.67%) CCIA
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) NCDA
2 1 (33.33%) NCIE
2 1 (33.33%) VCAP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Xen
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) EnterpriseDB
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco