The first table below looks at the demand for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 25 July 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 City of London 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 185 207 189
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing XenServer 20 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.20% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.71% 2.34% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 26
Average daily rate
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£300 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £163 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-21.90% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 598 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.14% 8.42% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 374 341
Average daily rate £330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £48.40 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 45 (97.83%) Citrix
2 36 (78.26%) Windows
3 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
4 28 (60.87%) XenApp
5 26 (56.52%) VMware
6 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (45.65%) SCCM
7 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
8 17 (36.96%) Linux
9 15 (32.61%) Oracle
9 15 (32.61%) NetScaler
10 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (28.26%) Banking
11 13 (28.26%) ITIL
11 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
12 12 (26.09%) Release Management
12 12 (26.09%) GlassFish
12 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
12 12 (26.09%) LANDesk
12 12 (26.09%) XenDesktop
12 12 (26.09%) C
12 12 (26.09%) JBoss
12 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
12 12 (26.09%) ISO 9001
12 12 (26.09%) WebLogic
12 12 (26.09%) Oracle RMAN
12 12 (26.09%) Tivoli
12 12 (26.09%) Shell Script

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 12 (26.09%) WebLogic
1 12 (26.09%) Tomcat
1 12 (26.09%) WebSphere
1 12 (26.09%) GlassFish
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) NetScaler
2 6 (13.04%) SAN
3 4 (8.70%) Firewall
3 4 (8.70%) LAN
3 4 (8.70%) WAN
3 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
3 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.35%) VLAN
5 1 (2.17%) IMAP
5 1 (2.17%) SMTP
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) SNMP
5 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (28.26%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Administrator
2 12 (26.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) Wintel Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (17.39%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Architect
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix Support
7 5 (10.87%) Citrix Administrator
8 4 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Linux Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix Specialist
10 1 (2.17%) Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix Consultant
10 1 (2.17%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 36 (78.26%) Windows
2 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (36.96%) Linux
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.52%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (6.52%) CentOS
7 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.52%) SUSE
7 3 (6.52%) Fedora
7 3 (6.52%) UNIX
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Release Management
3 3 (6.52%) DevOps
4 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.17%) Change Control
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) Shell Script
2 12 (26.09%) C
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 3 (6.52%) AWK
4 3 (6.52%) Ruby
4 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 3 (6.52%) sed
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (6.52%) CCEA
2 3 (6.52%) MCP
3 2 (4.35%) CCEE
4 1 (2.17%) MCSE
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
4 1 (2.17%) CCA
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.17%) MCTS
4 1 (2.17%) MCITP
4 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.09%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) XenApp
2 22 (47.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (45.65%) Active Directory
4 14 (30.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (26.09%) XenDesktop
5 12 (26.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
7 7 (15.22%) Xen
7 7 (15.22%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (8.70%) VMware ESX
9 3 (6.52%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (6.52%) vCloud
9 3 (6.52%) KVM
10 1 (2.17%) vSphere
10 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 21 (45.65%) SCCM
2 12 (26.09%) Tivoli
3 10 (21.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (97.83%) Citrix
2 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
3 26 (56.52%) VMware
4 15 (32.61%) Oracle
5 12 (26.09%) JBoss
5 12 (26.09%) LANDesk
6 11 (23.91%) AppSense
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco
7 7 (15.22%) EMC
8 6 (13.04%) HP
9 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.35%) Remedy
11 1 (2.17%) Cyber-Ark
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