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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 189 183 213
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing XenServer 5 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.02% 3.92% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 6
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£390 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £298 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £389 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £385
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.49 £27.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+61.78% +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
492 587 684
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.35% 9.98% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 416 425
Average daily rate £425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 49
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £126.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) XenApp
3 9 (69.23%) XenDesktop
3 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (38.46%) XenMobile
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (30.77%) Migration
6 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
6 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
6 4 (30.77%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) CCAA
7 3 (23.08%) CCIA
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (23.08%) CCA
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) Apache
8 2 (15.38%) AppSense
8 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
8 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 2 (15.38%) Internet
8 2 (15.38%) Remedy
8 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) nginx
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) MediaWiki
2 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Acrobat
1 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) OSPF
3 1 (7.69%) BGP
3 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (7.69%) IPsec
3 1 (7.69%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
3 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
3 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (7.69%) LDAP
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DHCP
3 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
3 1 (7.69%) HTTP
3 1 (7.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) Hudson
1 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) LAMP
1 1 (7.69%) Software Packaging
1 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
3 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (7.69%) Wiki
3 1 (7.69%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Security Patching
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITSM
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Software Distribution
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCAA
2 3 (23.08%) CCIA
2 3 (23.08%) CCA
3 1 (7.69%) MCP
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (7.69%) CCEA
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MOS
3 1 (7.69%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) XenApp
2 9 (69.23%) XenDesktop
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (15.38%) iptables
7 1 (7.69%) NFS
7 1 (7.69%) KVM
7 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.69%) Postfix
7 1 (7.69%) MetaFrame
7 1 (7.69%) Firmware
7 1 (7.69%) Samba
7 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) XenMobile
2 4 (30.77%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) AppDNA
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Salt
3 1 (7.69%) EdgeSight
3 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
3 1 (7.69%) Nessus
3 1 (7.69%) WMI
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) AppSense
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Altiris
5 1 (7.69%) Google
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk
5 1 (7.69%) Adobe
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
City of London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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