The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 119 112 113
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing XenServer 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.22% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 3.14% 2.51% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -90.74%
XenServer
England

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

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
223 199 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.14% 8.79% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 82 61
Average daily rate £325 £295 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £195 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 33 55
Average hourly rate £12.76 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.30 £8.90 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £29.40 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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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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
North Yorkshire - 6 £425 -
West Yorkshire -2 1 - - 7
South Yorkshire - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (60.00%) OSPF
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (60.00%) CCSE
1 6 (60.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (60.00%) Infoblox
1 6 (60.00%) F5
1 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) OSPF
1 6 (60.00%) BIG-IP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (20.00%) RUP
2 2 (20.00%) DSDM
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CCNP
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (60.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Xen
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (20.00%) Cobbler
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco
1 6 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
1 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
1 6 (60.00%) Infoblox
1 6 (60.00%) F5
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
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Posted: 6 days ago