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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 510 557 460
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -97
Contract jobs citing XenServer 113 62 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.12% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 1.85% 1.11% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 45 83
Median daily rate £275 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £185 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £511 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -0.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 10
Median hourly rate £33.00 £28.30 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.60% +2.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £27.50
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
6115 5596 5040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.26% 10.84% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3880 3228 2752
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 570 630
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 £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 £253 -
London -2 19 £388 -6.06% 6
South East -1 14 £425 +41.66% 6
West Midlands -22 8 £351 +134.16% 1
East of England +22 5 £285 -28.75% 1
South West - 2 £313 - 1
East Midlands -3 1 £425 -
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XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 206 (91.15%) Citrix
2 187 (82.74%) Windows
3 164 (72.57%) XenDesktop
4 162 (71.68%) VMware
5 157 (69.47%) XenApp
6 145 (64.16%) Active Directory
7 135 (59.73%) Windows Server
8 116 (51.33%) Microsoft
9 104 (46.02%) DHCP
10 101 (44.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 97 (42.92%) Microsoft App-V
12 92 (40.71%) VMware Infrastructure
13 85 (37.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 84 (37.17%) AppSense
15 72 (31.86%) SCCM
16 71 (31.42%) ITIL
17 68 (30.09%) DNS
18 60 (26.55%) Security Cleared
19 59 (26.11%) HP
20 55 (24.34%) Degree
21 54 (23.89%) Computer Science
22 52 (23.01%) SC Cleared
23 49 (21.68%) Project Management
23 49 (21.68%) Software Delivery
24 48 (21.24%) XenMobile
25 46 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
26 45 (19.91%) ThinPrint
26 45 (19.91%) MS Exchange
26 45 (19.91%) Hyper-V
27 44 (19.47%) PowerShell

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 45 (19.91%) MS Exchange
2 34 (15.04%) IIS
3 33 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (14.60%) Skype for Business
4 10 (4.42%) Apache
4 10 (4.42%) OpenStack
5 8 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.10%) JBoss
7 5 (2.21%) Confluence
7 5 (2.21%) MediaWiki
7 5 (2.21%) nginx
8 4 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
9 3 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (0.88%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.44%) WildFly
Applications
1 12 (5.31%) MS Office
2 10 (4.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.96%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.54%) Office 365
4 7 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (3.10%) PaaS
5 5 (2.21%) IaaS
6 3 (1.33%) SaaS
7 2 (0.88%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.44%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 104 (46.02%) DHCP
2 68 (30.09%) DNS
3 34 (15.04%) NetScaler
4 25 (11.06%) Firewall
5 13 (5.75%) SAN
6 10 (4.42%) VLAN
7 9 (3.98%) LAN
7 9 (3.98%) NAS
7 9 (3.98%) SMS
7 9 (3.98%) WAN
8 8 (3.54%) LDAP
9 7 (3.10%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.10%) Wireless
10 6 (2.65%) VPN
11 5 (2.21%) iSCSI
11 5 (2.21%) VoIP
12 4 (1.77%) IPsec
12 4 (1.77%) IPv6
12 4 (1.77%) Network Security
12 4 (1.77%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.42%) MySQL
3 5 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.77%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (8.85%) MSI
2 14 (6.19%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.42%) Jenkins
4 7 (3.10%) Subversion
5 6 (2.65%) JIRA
6 5 (2.21%) Hudson
7 2 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (5.31%) Finance
2 6 (2.65%) Legal
3 3 (1.33%) Banking
3 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Law
5 1 (0.44%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.44%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (26.55%) Support Engineer
2 38 (16.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 35 (15.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 30 (13.27%) Citrix Engineer
5 24 (10.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 22 (9.73%) Consultant
7 21 (9.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 21 (9.29%) Desktop Engineer
8 20 (8.85%) Citrix Support
9 16 (7.08%) Citrix Consultant
9 16 (7.08%) Citrix Support Engineer
10 15 (6.64%) Architect
11 12 (5.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (3.98%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.98%) Desktop Support
13 8 (3.54%) Infrastructure Support
13 8 (3.54%) Server Engineer
14 7 (3.10%) Cloud Architect
14 7 (3.10%) VMware Engineer
14 7 (3.10%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.98%) LAMP
2 5 (2.21%) .NET
3 4 (1.77%) libvirt
3 4 (1.77%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (0.88%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.88%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (0.88%) XML
5 1 (0.44%) ELK Stack
5 1 (0.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (23.89%) Computer Science
2 29 (12.83%) Management Information System
3 23 (10.18%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.87%) Hybrid Cloud
5 7 (3.10%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.65%) PKI
7 5 (2.21%) Clustering
7 5 (2.21%) Wiki
8 4 (1.77%) Blackberry
8 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.77%) PDA
8 4 (1.77%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.33%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.33%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.33%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.88%) CMDB
10 2 (0.88%) DataPower
10 2 (0.88%) Grid Computing
10 2 (0.88%) NHS
10 2 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 187 (82.74%) Windows
2 135 (59.73%) Windows Server
3 101 (44.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (37.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (20.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (11.50%) Linux
7 25 (11.06%) Windows 7
8 10 (4.42%) CentOS
9 9 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (3.98%) Ubuntu
10 6 (2.65%) Debian
10 6 (2.65%) Unix
11 4 (1.77%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.33%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.88%) AIX
13 2 (0.88%) VMS
13 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.44%) Fedora
14 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (31.42%) ITIL
2 49 (21.68%) Project Management
2 49 (21.68%) Software Delivery
3 38 (16.81%) Business Continuity
4 37 (16.37%) Service Delivery
5 26 (11.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 17 (7.52%) Software Distribution
7 15 (6.64%) DevOps
7 15 (6.64%) Migration
8 11 (4.87%) Infrastructure Management
8 11 (4.87%) Load Balancing
9 9 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (3.54%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (3.10%) Change Management
11 7 (3.10%) Configuration Management
11 7 (3.10%) High Availability
12 6 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (2.21%) Network Design
14 4 (1.77%) Software Engineering
14 4 (1.77%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 44 (19.47%) PowerShell
2 42 (18.58%) SQL
3 27 (11.95%) VBScript
4 25 (11.06%) VB
5 23 (10.18%) T-SQL
6 13 (5.75%) Bash Shell
6 13 (5.75%) Python
7 6 (2.65%) Perl
8 5 (2.21%) C++
9 4 (1.77%) Java
9 4 (1.77%) Ruby
9 4 (1.77%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.33%) C
10 3 (1.33%) PHP
11 2 (0.88%) C#
12 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (26.55%) Security Cleared
2 55 (24.34%) Degree
3 52 (23.01%) SC Cleared
4 28 (12.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (5.31%) CCNA
5 12 (5.31%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.54%) MCSE
8 5 (2.21%) CCA
8 5 (2.21%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.77%) CCNP
9 4 (1.77%) RHCA
9 4 (1.77%) RHCE
9 4 (1.77%) RHCSA
10 2 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.44%) BC Cleared
11 1 (0.44%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (11.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 164 (72.57%) XenDesktop
2 157 (69.47%) XenApp
3 145 (64.16%) Active Directory
4 97 (42.92%) Microsoft App-V
5 92 (40.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 45 (19.91%) Hyper-V
7 27 (11.95%) vSphere
8 11 (4.87%) KVM
9 10 (4.42%) VMware ESX
10 9 (3.98%) iptables
10 9 (3.98%) Xen
11 7 (3.10%) Terminal Services
12 6 (2.65%) Postfix
13 5 (2.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (2.21%) NFS
13 5 (2.21%) Samba
13 5 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.77%) Brightmail
14 4 (1.77%) VMware ESXi
14 4 (1.77%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 72 (31.86%) SCCM
2 48 (21.24%) XenMobile
3 42 (18.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 40 (17.70%) SafeCom
5 37 (16.37%) EdgeSight
6 16 (7.08%) Puppet
7 9 (3.98%) SCOM
8 6 (2.65%) ZABBIX
9 5 (2.21%) SCVMM
10 4 (1.77%) Ansible
10 4 (1.77%) HAProxy
10 4 (1.77%) SCOrch
10 4 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (1.33%) Salt
12 2 (0.88%) Cobbler
12 2 (0.88%) everRun
12 2 (0.88%) HP SiteScope
12 2 (0.88%) Perfmon
12 2 (0.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 206 (91.15%) Citrix
2 162 (71.68%) VMware
3 116 (51.33%) Microsoft
4 84 (37.17%) AppSense
5 59 (26.11%) HP
6 45 (19.91%) ThinPrint
7 38 (16.81%) SAP
8 15 (6.64%) Red Hat
9 14 (6.19%) Dell
10 12 (5.31%) Cisco
11 9 (3.98%) CheckPoint
11 9 (3.98%) Rackspace
12 7 (3.10%) NetApp
13 6 (2.65%) Symantec
14 5 (2.21%) EMC
14 5 (2.21%) Oracle
15 4 (1.77%) Compaq
15 4 (1.77%) IronPort
15 4 (1.77%) Wyse
16 3 (1.33%) Avaya
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