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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 180 191 190
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.16% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.93% 1.97% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£400 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £216 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £385 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £348
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%
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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 City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
428 458 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.33% 7.90% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 286 288
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £225 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £640 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 61
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.30 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.34 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015, 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 13 (76.47%) Citrix
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 9 (52.94%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
4 7 (41.18%) C
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) JBoss
5 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
5 6 (35.29%) ISO 9001
5 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (35.29%) Tivoli
5 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle RMAN
5 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 6 (35.29%) XenApp
5 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
5 6 (35.29%) LANDesk
5 6 (35.29%) Release Management
5 6 (35.29%) GlassFish
6 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (29.41%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
8 3 (17.65%) SCOM
8 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (35.29%) WebLogic
1 6 (35.29%) JBoss
1 6 (35.29%) Tomcat
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
1 6 (35.29%) GlassFish
2 3 (17.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall
2 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
3 1 (5.88%) IPsec
3 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) OSPF
3 1 (5.88%) BGP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
3 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Administrator
2 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAMP
1 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Release Management
2 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C
1 7 (41.18%) PowerShell
2 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) CCA
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) CCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
3 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Server
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Tivoli
2 4 (23.53%) SCCM
3 3 (17.65%) SCOM
4 2 (11.76%) SCVMM
5 1 (5.88%) Cacti
5 1 (5.88%) Puppet
5 1 (5.88%) SmokePing
5 1 (5.88%) EdgeSight
5 1 (5.88%) Nagios
5 1 (5.88%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Citrix
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Oracle
4 6 (35.29%) LANDesk
5 5 (29.41%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (11.76%) AppSense
6 2 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco
7 1 (5.88%) Juniper
7 1 (5.88%) NetApp
7 1 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (5.88%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) EMC
7 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
7 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
7 1 (5.88%) Imperva
7 1 (5.88%) F5
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Rate: £175 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago