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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 124 111 121
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.27% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 1.18% 2.76% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
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- £353 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
- -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £135.00
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -66.66%
XenServer
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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
255 217 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 9.95% 9.69% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 91 68
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £145 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 37
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.82 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.60 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £79.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 October 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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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
West Yorkshire -11 3 - - 2
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) CCNA
7 2 (20.00%) CCA
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (20.00%) CCEA
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) Wyse
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
7 2 (20.00%) Veeam
7 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Build Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) RUP
2 1 (10.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
1 2 (20.00%) VBScript
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) CCA
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCEA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) XenApp
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Cobbler
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) SCDPM
1 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Wyse
5 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 2 (20.00%) AppSense
6 1 (10.00%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Yorkshire and the Humber
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
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