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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 493 539 477
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -62
Contract jobs citing XenServer 132 72 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.24% 1.37% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 33 77
Median daily rate £288 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.59% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £242 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £562 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 10
Median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £28.64 £21.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £31.20 £33.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +17.14%
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
5904 5238 4858
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.80% 10.45% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3677 2951 2626
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 406 628 625
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

XenServer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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
North East - 64 £278 - 5
South East +12 22 £375 +25.00% 1
London -19 22 £380 -10.58% 2
East of England +11 11 £260 -20.00%
West Midlands -2 8 £463 +208.33% 2
North West -11 3 £410 +70.94% 2
East Midlands +10 1 £425 +30.76% 4
South West - 1 - - 1
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 177 (85.10%) Citrix
2 157 (75.48%) Windows
3 133 (63.94%) VMware
4 132 (63.46%) XenDesktop
5 130 (62.50%) XenApp
6 116 (55.77%) Active Directory
7 114 (54.81%) Windows Server
8 87 (41.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 85 (40.87%) Microsoft
10 80 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 74 (35.58%) DHCP
12 72 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
13 65 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 61 (29.33%) HP
15 57 (27.40%) SCCM
16 55 (26.44%) ITIL
17 53 (25.48%) AppSense
18 48 (23.08%) DNS
18 48 (23.08%) Security Cleared
19 44 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
20 41 (19.71%) vSphere
20 41 (19.71%) PowerShell
21 39 (18.75%) SQL
22 38 (18.27%) SC Cleared
22 38 (18.27%) XenMobile
23 37 (17.79%) Project Management
24 35 (16.83%) Hyper-V
24 35 (16.83%) ThinPrint
25 34 (16.35%) Degree
26 33 (15.87%) Computer Science

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 30 (14.42%) MS Exchange
2 29 (13.94%) IIS
3 26 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 17 (8.17%) OpenStack
5 11 (5.29%) CloudStack
6 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.44%) Apache
7 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.44%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.44%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.96%) JBoss
9 1 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.81%) MS Office
3 1 (0.48%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.29%) PaaS
4 8 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (3.85%) IaaS
5 7 (3.37%) Office 365
6 2 (0.96%) OpenShift
6 2 (0.96%) SaaS
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.48%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 74 (35.58%) DHCP
2 48 (23.08%) DNS
3 32 (15.38%) NetScaler
4 19 (9.13%) Firewall
5 11 (5.29%) SAN
6 7 (3.37%) LDAP
6 7 (3.37%) SMS
6 7 (3.37%) VLAN
6 7 (3.37%) VoIP
7 5 (2.40%) TCP/IP
8 4 (1.92%) NAS
8 4 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (1.92%) VPN
9 3 (1.44%) Internet
9 3 (1.44%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.44%) LAN
9 3 (1.44%) WAN
9 3 (1.44%) Wireless
10 2 (0.96%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.48%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.37%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.29%) MSI
2 7 (3.37%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.96%) Subversion
4 2 (0.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (6.73%) Finance
2 7 (3.37%) Legal
3 6 (2.88%) Banking
3 6 (2.88%) Billing
4 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.96%) Publishing
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Back Office
6 1 (0.48%) Law
6 1 (0.48%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 51 (24.52%) Support Engineer
2 30 (14.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 27 (12.98%) Citrix Engineer
4 26 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (12.02%) Consultant
6 24 (11.54%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 20 (9.62%) Citrix Support
8 19 (9.13%) 3rd Line Support
8 19 (9.13%) Citrix Consultant
9 17 (8.17%) Architect
10 14 (6.73%) Desktop Engineer
11 12 (5.77%) Citrix Support Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (5.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (5.29%) Windows Engineer
13 10 (4.81%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (4.81%) Server Engineer
14 9 (4.33%) Desktop Support
15 8 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.33%) .NET
2 5 (2.40%) LAMP
3 4 (1.92%) Web Services
4 2 (0.96%) libvirt
4 2 (0.96%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.96%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.65%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 9 (4.33%) PKI
5 9 (4.33%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.88%) CMDB
6 6 (2.88%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.40%) Grid Computing
8 3 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.44%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.96%) DataPower
9 2 (0.96%) NHS
10 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 157 (75.48%) Windows
2 114 (54.81%) Windows Server
3 87 (41.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (13.46%) Linux
7 25 (12.02%) Windows 7
8 18 (8.65%) Unix
9 12 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (2.88%) Windows 10
11 5 (2.40%) CentOS
12 3 (1.44%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.44%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.96%) AIX
13 2 (0.96%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.48%) Debian
14 1 (0.48%) Fedora
14 1 (0.48%) Solaris
14 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.48%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (26.44%) ITIL
2 37 (17.79%) Project Management
3 27 (12.98%) Software Delivery
4 25 (12.02%) Business Continuity
4 25 (12.02%) Service Delivery
5 19 (9.13%) Migration
6 17 (8.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 16 (7.69%) DevOps
7 16 (7.69%) Infrastructure Management
8 15 (7.21%) Configuration Management
9 13 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (5.77%) Scrum
11 11 (5.29%) DSDM
11 11 (5.29%) RUP
12 9 (4.33%) Software Distribution
13 8 (3.85%) Change Management
14 6 (2.88%) Load Balancing
14 6 (2.88%) OO
14 6 (2.88%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.71%) PowerShell
2 39 (18.75%) SQL
3 22 (10.58%) Python
4 20 (9.62%) Bash Shell
5 15 (7.21%) Shell Script
6 13 (6.25%) VBScript
7 12 (5.77%) Ruby
7 12 (5.77%) VB
8 11 (5.29%) Perl
9 10 (4.81%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.40%) C++
11 3 (1.44%) C
12 2 (0.96%) AWK
12 2 (0.96%) C#
12 2 (0.96%) Java
12 2 (0.96%) sed
13 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 48 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 38 (18.27%) SC Cleared
3 34 (16.35%) Degree
4 18 (8.65%) BPSS Clearance
5 16 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (6.25%) MCSE
7 11 (5.29%) CCNA
7 11 (5.29%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (2.88%) CCA
8 6 (2.88%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.92%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.96%) CCAA
10 2 (0.96%) CCEE
10 2 (0.96%) CCNP
10 2 (0.96%) HNC
10 2 (0.96%) RHCA
10 2 (0.96%) RHCE
11 1 (0.48%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 132 (63.46%) XenDesktop
2 130 (62.50%) XenApp
3 116 (55.77%) Active Directory
4 80 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 72 (34.62%) Microsoft App-V
6 41 (19.71%) vSphere
7 35 (16.83%) Hyper-V
8 18 (8.65%) Xen
9 14 (6.73%) VMware ESX
10 13 (6.25%) KVM
11 7 (3.37%) Terminal Services
12 6 (2.88%) Brightmail
13 5 (2.40%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 3 (1.44%) NFS
14 3 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.96%) iptables
15 2 (0.96%) MetaFrame
15 2 (0.96%) VMware Workstation
16 1 (0.48%) Docker
16 1 (0.48%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (27.40%) SCCM
2 38 (18.27%) XenMobile
3 30 (14.42%) EdgeSight
4 29 (13.94%) SafeCom
5 22 (10.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 19 (9.13%) Puppet
6 19 (9.13%) SCOM
7 13 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (6.25%) SCOrch
8 11 (5.29%) Cobbler
8 11 (5.29%) Tivoli
9 9 (4.33%) SCVMM
10 6 (2.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 6 (2.88%) HP SiteScope
10 6 (2.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (2.40%) Ansible
11 5 (2.40%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.40%) WSUS
12 3 (1.44%) Salt
13 2 (0.96%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 177 (85.10%) Citrix
2 133 (63.94%) VMware
3 85 (40.87%) Microsoft
4 61 (29.33%) HP
5 53 (25.48%) AppSense
6 35 (16.83%) ThinPrint
7 25 (12.02%) SAP
8 13 (6.25%) Oracle
8 13 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 12 (5.77%) Dell
10 11 (5.29%) EnterpriseDB
11 9 (4.33%) Cisco
11 9 (4.33%) Rackspace
12 8 (3.85%) Symantec
13 7 (3.37%) Wyse
14 6 (2.88%) Compaq
14 6 (2.88%) IronPort
14 6 (2.88%) NetApp
15 5 (2.40%) CheckPoint
15 5 (2.40%) EMC
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Rate: £27.5 - £30 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harris Global
Rate: £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Venturi
Rate: £450 - £480 per day
Posted: 10 days ago