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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 159 190 179
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -11
Contract jobs citing XenServer 5 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.14% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 1.37% 1.40% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 25
Median daily rate £375 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £490 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £21.50
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
364 570 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.96% 9.79% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 422 386
Median daily rate £475 £384 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% +15.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +18.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (40.00%) Xen
5 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
6 3 (30.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Legal
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (30.00%) Project Management
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) Puppet
6 3 (30.00%) XenMobile
7 2 (20.00%) Ansible
7 2 (20.00%) CloudStack
7 2 (20.00%) Terraform
7 2 (20.00%) DevOps

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 2 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Adviser
4 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Auto-Scaling
2 2 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) DSDM
2 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) OWASP
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) RUP
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (20.00%) Python
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby
1 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) XenDesktop
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Xen
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
4 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
1 3 (30.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Cobbler
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Salt
2 2 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) EnterpriseDB
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
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