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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 207 184 200
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing XenServer 4 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.34% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 3.72% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 19 7
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£400 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £295 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -21.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +120.00%
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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
544 538 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.21% 9.20% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 383 384
Average daily rate £413 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 51
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 10 (76.92%) Citrix
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) XenApp
3 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 4 (30.77%) XenMobile
7 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
7 3 (23.08%) CCAA
7 3 (23.08%) CCIA
7 3 (23.08%) SAN
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) CCA
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 2 (15.38%) DNS
8 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) NetApp
8 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (15.38%) EMC
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (15.38%) vSphere
8 2 (15.38%) SCCM
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
1 1 (7.69%) Lync
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 3 (23.08%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
4 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
4 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) SMTP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) SNMP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) PKI
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
2 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
2 1 (7.69%) Security Patching
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Process Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBScript
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCAA
2 3 (23.08%) CCIA
2 3 (23.08%) CCA
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MOS
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.69%) CCEE
4 1 (7.69%) CCEA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCP
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) XenApp
2 7 (53.85%) XenDesktop
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (15.38%) vSphere
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) vCloud
5 1 (7.69%) KVM
5 1 (7.69%) iptables
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
5 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) XenMobile
2 2 (15.38%) Nessus
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) AppDNA
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (7.69%) WMI
3 1 (7.69%) EdgeSight
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Citrix
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) NetApp
3 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 2 (15.38%) EMC
4 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Remedy
4 1 (7.69%) AppSense
4 1 (7.69%) Google
4 1 (7.69%) Brocade
4 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.69%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Splunk
4 1 (7.69%) Adobe
4 1 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper
4 1 (7.69%) CommVault
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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