The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 534 530 534
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing XenServer 61 89 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.04% 1.77% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 55 62
Median daily rate £430 £350 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -8.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £285 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+32.30% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 10
Median hourly rate - £43.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +45.00%
XenServer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5861 5042 5352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.71% 9.93% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3665 2951 2946
Median daily rate £400 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +7.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 597 681
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.30 £34.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in England

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenServer across the England region.

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in England

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in England

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the England region.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in England

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +22 19 £400 +17.64% 2
London -17 15 £450 +12.50% 3
North East - 9 £250 -
Yorkshire +18 7 £430 +72.00% 5
North West -3 5 £430 +26.00% 2
East of England +7 3 £110 -
South West +10 1 £450 +40.07% 3
West Midlands -18 1 £435 -
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 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 England region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 108 (80.60%) Citrix
2 105 (78.36%) Windows
3 104 (77.61%) VMware
4 85 (63.43%) XenDesktop
5 80 (59.70%) Microsoft
6 76 (56.72%) XenApp
6 76 (56.72%) Windows Server
7 72 (53.73%) VMware Infrastructure
8 71 (52.99%) Active Directory
9 63 (47.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 51 (38.06%) DHCP
11 50 (37.31%) Linux
12 46 (34.33%) SCCM
13 44 (32.84%) Microsoft App-V
14 40 (29.85%) AppSense
15 37 (27.61%) DNS
16 35 (26.12%) Windows Server 2003
17 34 (25.37%) Hyper-V
18 32 (23.88%) Degree
18 32 (23.88%) Firewall
19 31 (23.13%) ITIL
20 30 (22.39%) Computer Science
20 30 (22.39%) Puppet
21 29 (21.64%) PowerShell
22 28 (20.90%) Software Delivery
22 28 (20.90%) NetScaler
23 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
23 27 (20.15%) SAP
24 26 (19.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
24 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 23 (17.16%) MS Exchange
2 22 (16.42%) OpenStack
3 15 (11.19%) IIS
4 14 (10.45%) Apache
5 13 (9.70%) CloudStack
5 13 (9.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (9.70%) Skype for Business
6 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.99%) JBoss
8 3 (2.24%) Confluence
8 3 (2.24%) MediaWiki
8 3 (2.24%) nginx
9 1 (0.75%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.75%) WildFly
Applications
1 16 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.72%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.75%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.70%) IaaS
1 13 (9.70%) SaaS
2 11 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (8.21%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (38.06%) DHCP
2 37 (27.61%) DNS
3 32 (23.88%) Firewall
4 28 (20.90%) NetScaler
5 17 (12.69%) SAN
6 16 (11.94%) NAS
7 15 (11.19%) VLAN
8 13 (9.70%) IP Telephony
8 13 (9.70%) Wireless
9 12 (8.96%) TCP/IP
10 11 (8.21%) iSCSI
11 6 (4.48%) LAN
11 6 (4.48%) WAN
12 5 (3.73%) IPsec
12 5 (3.73%) Network Security
13 4 (2.99%) BGP
13 4 (2.99%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (2.99%) OSPF
13 4 (2.99%) VPN
14 3 (2.24%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) MySQL
2 12 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.24%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (9.70%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.21%) MSI
3 5 (3.73%) JIRA
4 4 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.24%) Hudson
5 3 (2.24%) Subversion
6 2 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (10.45%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Marketing
3 2 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Banking
4 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (16.42%) Support Engineer
2 20 (14.93%) Architect
3 17 (12.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (12.69%) Citrix Engineer
4 14 (10.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 11 (8.21%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.46%) Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Cloud Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Citrix Support
7 9 (6.72%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) SAP Architect
8 8 (5.97%) Business Architect
8 8 (5.97%) DevOps Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Enterprise Architect
8 8 (5.97%) VMware Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Business Process Architect
10 6 (4.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) LAMP
2 10 (7.46%) libvirt
2 10 (7.46%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.75%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.39%) Computer Science
2 14 (10.45%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.46%) Client/Server
3 10 (7.46%) Private Cloud
4 6 (4.48%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.48%) Thin Client
5 5 (3.73%) Blackberry
5 5 (3.73%) Clustering
5 5 (3.73%) Data Centre
5 5 (3.73%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.73%) PDA
5 5 (3.73%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.24%) RSA SecurID
7 3 (2.24%) Wiki
8 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.75%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 105 (78.36%) Windows
2 76 (56.72%) Windows Server
3 63 (47.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (37.31%) Linux
5 35 (26.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 26 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (11.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (8.96%) Unix
8 12 (8.96%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.72%) Ubuntu
10 4 (2.99%) CentOS
11 3 (2.24%) Debian
12 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.49%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.75%) VMS
13 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.13%) ITIL
2 28 (20.90%) Software Delivery
3 22 (16.42%) DevOps
4 18 (13.43%) Project Management
5 17 (12.69%) Business Continuity
6 16 (11.94%) Service Delivery
7 15 (11.19%) Load Balancing
7 15 (11.19%) TOGAF
8 12 (8.96%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.96%) E-Commerce
8 12 (8.96%) Open Source
8 12 (8.96%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 10 (7.46%) Kernel Tuning
9 10 (7.46%) Software Distribution
10 8 (5.97%) Business Transformation
11 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (4.48%) Change Management
12 6 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (4.48%) Target Operating Model
13 5 (3.73%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (21.64%) PowerShell
2 24 (17.91%) SQL
3 23 (17.16%) Bash Shell
3 23 (17.16%) Python
4 17 (12.69%) VBScript
5 15 (11.19%) T-SQL
5 15 (11.19%) VB
6 13 (9.70%) Ruby
6 13 (9.70%) Shell Script
7 5 (3.73%) Java
8 2 (1.49%) C
8 2 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (23.88%) Degree
2 27 (20.15%) Security Cleared
3 25 (18.66%) SC Cleared
4 16 (11.94%) CCNA
4 16 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (11.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (8.96%) CCNP
7 10 (7.46%) RHCA
7 10 (7.46%) RHCE
7 10 (7.46%) RHCSA
8 3 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.24%) MCSE
8 3 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.49%) CCA
9 2 (1.49%) CCSA
9 2 (1.49%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.49%) MCSD
9 2 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.75%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 11 (8.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (63.43%) XenDesktop
2 76 (56.72%) XenApp
3 72 (53.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 71 (52.99%) Active Directory
5 44 (32.84%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (25.37%) Hyper-V
7 21 (15.67%) vSphere
8 16 (11.94%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (9.70%) iptables
10 12 (8.96%) Xen
11 10 (7.46%) KVM
11 10 (7.46%) NFS
12 5 (3.73%) VMware Server
13 3 (2.24%) Postfix
13 3 (2.24%) Samba
14 2 (1.49%) VMware ESX
15 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.75%) MetaFrame
15 1 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 46 (34.33%) SCCM
2 30 (22.39%) Puppet
3 26 (19.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 17 (12.69%) XenMobile
5 15 (11.19%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (11.19%) SafeCom
6 14 (10.45%) EdgeSight
7 10 (7.46%) Cobbler
7 10 (7.46%) HAProxy
8 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
9 2 (1.49%) Ansible
9 2 (1.49%) SCOM
10 1 (0.75%) AppDNA
10 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 108 (80.60%) Citrix
2 104 (77.61%) VMware
3 80 (59.70%) Microsoft
4 40 (29.85%) AppSense
5 27 (20.15%) SAP
6 24 (17.91%) CheckPoint
7 21 (15.67%) HP
8 19 (14.18%) Cisco
8 19 (14.18%) Red Hat
9 16 (11.94%) ThinPrint
10 15 (11.19%) Dell
11 9 (6.72%) Avaya
11 9 (6.72%) Extreme Networks
11 9 (6.72%) hybris
12 4 (2.99%) F5
12 4 (2.99%) Juniper
13 3 (2.24%) Blue Coat
13 3 (2.24%) Oracle
14 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
14 2 (1.49%) SolarWinds
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