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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 151 191 192
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +1
Contract jobs citing XenServer 6 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.16% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 1.69% 1.74% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 21
Average daily rate £369 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £459 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-22.60% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.79 £30.75 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +32.25%
XenServer
London

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
355 517 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.17% 9.46% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 387 344
Average daily rate £450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 32
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £10.85 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.95 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 6 (54.55%) NetScaler
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Xen
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) XenMobile
5 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (27.27%) AppSense
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
7 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
7 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Unix

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (18.18%) CloudStack
1 2 (18.18%) JBoss
1 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) PaaS
2 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Support
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) XenServer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 1 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Unix
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
1 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Auto-Scaling
2 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) DSDM
2 2 (18.18%) OWASP
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) RUP
2 2 (18.18%) Scrum
2 2 (18.18%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Application Virtualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
1 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) XenDesktop
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (36.36%) Xen
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
5 2 (18.18%) vSphere
6 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
1 4 (36.36%) XenMobile
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Cobbler
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Salt
2 2 (18.18%) Terraform
2 2 (18.18%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 2 (18.18%) EnterpriseDB
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Altiris
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) Rackspace
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £350.00 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 days ago