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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 160 153 196
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +43
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% 1.78% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Median daily rate £325 £438 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +43.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £321 £351
% change year-on-year
+33.85% -8.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +45.00%
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
346 337 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.89% 9.72% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 269 367
Median daily rate £438 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £647 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 3 December 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) SCOM
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Adviser
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat