The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
London / City of London
Rank 151 144 191
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +47
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.16% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 1.64% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £337 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £496 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - £32.50

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

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
300 304 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.37% 9.89% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 233 321
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 31
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.80 £23.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) Puppet
4 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (33.33%) High Availability
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
4 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
4 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) SAP

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) CloudStack
1 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Deduplication
1 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (33.33%) High Availability
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Xen
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec
2 2 (33.33%) Veritas
3 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat