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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 188 199 189
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.15% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 1.79% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
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£425 £225 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £192 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £341 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £370 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.35% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -90.74%
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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
437 504 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.64% 8.43% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 332 277
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 67
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.65 £24.40 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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
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 January 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 17 (80.95%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Windows
3 11 (52.38%) Linux
4 10 (47.62%) VMware
5 9 (42.86%) XenApp
5 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
6 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (38.10%) Banking
6 8 (38.10%) C
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle
7 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) JBoss
7 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 7 (33.33%) ISO 9001
7 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
7 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 7 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 7 (33.33%) Release Management
7 7 (33.33%) GlassFish
7 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 7 (33.33%) LANDesk
8 6 (28.57%) SCCM
8 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
9 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (23.81%) Cyber-Ark
10 4 (19.05%) NetScaler

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 7 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 7 (33.33%) JBoss
1 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 7 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 7 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (9.52%) OpenStack
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) NetScaler
2 3 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (9.52%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) IPsec
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) VPN
4 1 (4.76%) OSPF
4 1 (4.76%) BGP
4 1 (4.76%) SAN
4 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Administrator
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (23.81%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Administrator
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Citrix Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support
7 1 (4.76%) IT Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAMP
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.52%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Kindle
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (9.52%) CentOS
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
1 7 (33.33%) Release Management
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
1 8 (38.10%) C
2 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CCSE
1 1 (4.76%) CCNP
1 1 (4.76%) CCA
1 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) XenApp
1 9 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (23.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (4.76%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 6 (28.57%) SCCM
3 4 (19.05%) SCOM
4 3 (14.29%) SCVMM
5 1 (4.76%) Nagios
5 1 (4.76%) Puppet
5 1 (4.76%) Cacti
5 1 (4.76%) EdgeSight
5 1 (4.76%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Citrix
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (47.62%) VMware
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) LANDesk
5 5 (23.81%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) AppSense
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
7 1 (4.76%) Imperva
7 1 (4.76%) Scality
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