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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 563 573 447
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -126
Contract jobs citing XenServer 63 78 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.30%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 1.44% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 59 112
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £455 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £285 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 20
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £27.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 - £19.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +61.78%
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
5901 5404 5408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.00% 10.25% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3775 3115 3011
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 571 671
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £41.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 25 September 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
London -1 19 £475 +16.56% 3
North East - 17 £225 -
South East +14 14 £507 +63.62% 1
West Midlands - 5 £240 -
East of England +5 3 £375 +240.90% 1
Yorkshire +4 3 £430 +72.00% 3
South West +14 1 - -
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XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 176 (90.72%) Citrix
2 167 (86.08%) Windows
3 149 (76.80%) XenDesktop
4 147 (75.77%) VMware
5 132 (68.04%) Active Directory
6 131 (67.53%) XenApp
7 121 (62.37%) Windows Server
8 114 (58.76%) Microsoft
9 105 (54.12%) DHCP
10 98 (50.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 90 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
12 89 (45.88%) Microsoft App-V
13 85 (43.81%) AppSense
14 80 (41.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 68 (35.05%) ITIL
16 67 (34.54%) SCCM
17 64 (32.99%) DNS
18 60 (30.93%) Degree
19 58 (29.90%) Computer Science
20 56 (28.87%) Security Cleared
21 52 (26.80%) Hyper-V
22 51 (26.29%) HP
23 50 (25.77%) SAP
24 49 (25.26%) SC Cleared
24 49 (25.26%) Software Delivery
25 47 (24.23%) XenMobile
25 47 (24.23%) ThinPrint
25 47 (24.23%) Project Management
26 44 (22.68%) MS Exchange
26 44 (22.68%) SafeCom

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 44 (22.68%) MS Exchange
2 33 (17.01%) IIS
3 31 (15.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (15.98%) Skype for Business
4 14 (7.22%) OpenStack
5 13 (6.70%) Apache
6 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.58%) Confluence
7 5 (2.58%) JBoss
7 5 (2.58%) MediaWiki
7 5 (2.58%) nginx
8 4 (2.06%) CloudStack
9 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (7.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (4.64%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.52%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.67%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (5.67%) IaaS
1 11 (5.67%) SaaS
2 8 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (3.09%) Office 365
4 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (1.55%) PaaS
6 2 (1.03%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 105 (54.12%) DHCP
2 64 (32.99%) DNS
3 35 (18.04%) NetScaler
4 32 (16.49%) Firewall
5 13 (6.70%) SAN
5 13 (6.70%) VLAN
6 12 (6.19%) IP Telephony
6 12 (6.19%) NAS
7 11 (5.67%) TCP/IP
8 9 (4.64%) SMS
8 9 (4.64%) Wireless
9 8 (4.12%) iSCSI
9 8 (4.12%) LAN
9 8 (4.12%) WAN
10 7 (3.61%) LDAP
11 5 (2.58%) VPN
12 4 (2.06%) BGP
12 4 (2.06%) IPsec
12 4 (2.06%) IPv6
12 4 (2.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.19%) MySQL
2 5 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (2.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (9.79%) MSI
2 14 (7.22%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.61%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.61%) JIRA
4 5 (2.58%) Hudson
4 5 (2.58%) Subversion
5 2 (1.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 17 (8.76%) Finance
2 9 (4.64%) Marketing
3 5 (2.58%) Legal
4 3 (1.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (27.84%) Support Engineer
2 36 (18.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 27 (13.92%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 23 (11.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 21 (10.82%) Architect
5 21 (10.82%) Citrix Engineer
6 15 (7.73%) 3rd Line Support
6 15 (7.73%) Citrix Support
7 12 (6.19%) Citrix Support Engineer
8 11 (5.67%) Desktop Support
8 11 (5.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Consultant
10 9 (4.64%) SAP Architect
11 8 (4.12%) Business Architect
11 8 (4.12%) VMware Engineer
12 7 (3.61%) Business Process Architect
12 7 (3.61%) Cloud Engineer
13 6 (3.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 6 (3.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 6 (3.09%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.64%) LAMP
2 7 (3.61%) libvirt
2 7 (3.61%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.03%) .NET
3 2 (1.03%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (1.03%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (1.03%) XML
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (29.90%) Computer Science
2 31 (15.98%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.70%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.70%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (4.12%) Private Cloud
5 7 (3.61%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.58%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.58%) Clustering
6 5 (2.58%) PDA
6 5 (2.58%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.58%) Wiki
7 4 (2.06%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.06%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.55%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.03%) DataPower
9 2 (1.03%) NHS
9 2 (1.03%) PKI
10 1 (0.52%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.52%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 167 (86.08%) Windows
2 121 (62.37%) Windows Server
3 98 (50.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 80 (41.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (19.59%) Linux
6 33 (17.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (9.79%) Windows 7
8 13 (6.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (5.67%) Ubuntu
10 7 (3.61%) CentOS
11 6 (3.09%) Unix
12 5 (2.58%) Debian
13 3 (1.55%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.03%) AIX
14 2 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.03%) VMS
15 1 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (35.05%) ITIL
2 49 (25.26%) Software Delivery
3 47 (24.23%) Project Management
4 41 (21.13%) Business Continuity
5 40 (20.62%) Service Delivery
6 26 (13.40%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 19 (9.79%) DevOps
8 18 (9.28%) Software Distribution
9 14 (7.22%) Load Balancing
10 12 (6.19%) TOGAF
11 9 (4.64%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.64%) E-Commerce
11 9 (4.64%) Migration
12 8 (4.12%) Business Transformation
12 8 (4.12%) Open Source
13 7 (3.61%) Kernel Tuning
14 6 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (3.09%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (3.09%) High Availability
14 6 (3.09%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.59%) SQL
2 34 (17.53%) PowerShell
3 27 (13.92%) VBScript
4 26 (13.40%) VB
5 24 (12.37%) T-SQL
6 16 (8.25%) Bash Shell
7 13 (6.70%) Python
8 6 (3.09%) Ruby
9 5 (2.58%) Java
9 5 (2.58%) Perl
9 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.55%) C++
11 2 (1.03%) C#
11 2 (1.03%) PHP
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 60 (30.93%) Degree
2 56 (28.87%) Security Cleared
3 49 (25.26%) SC Cleared
4 28 (14.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 12 (6.19%) CCNA
5 12 (6.19%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.61%) CCNP
6 7 (3.61%) RHCA
6 7 (3.61%) RHCE
6 7 (3.61%) RHCSA
7 6 (3.09%) MCSE
7 6 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.52%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.52%) CCA
8 1 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.52%) MCSD
8 1 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 10 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 149 (76.80%) XenDesktop
2 132 (68.04%) Active Directory
3 131 (67.53%) XenApp
4 90 (46.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 89 (45.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 52 (26.80%) Hyper-V
7 16 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (8.25%) vSphere
8 12 (6.19%) iptables
9 8 (4.12%) KVM
10 7 (3.61%) NFS
11 6 (3.09%) VMware ESX
12 5 (2.58%) Postfix
12 5 (2.58%) Samba
12 5 (2.58%) Terminal Services
12 5 (2.58%) VMware Server
12 5 (2.58%) Xen
13 2 (1.03%) Brightmail
13 2 (1.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 67 (34.54%) SCCM
2 47 (24.23%) XenMobile
3 44 (22.68%) SafeCom
4 43 (22.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 33 (17.01%) EdgeSight
6 21 (10.82%) Puppet
7 7 (3.61%) HAProxy
8 5 (2.58%) ZABBIX
9 4 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.55%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.55%) SCOM
11 2 (1.03%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (1.03%) Perfmon
11 2 (1.03%) SCOrch
11 2 (1.03%) SCVMM
11 2 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 1 (0.52%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 176 (90.72%) Citrix
2 147 (75.77%) VMware
3 114 (58.76%) Microsoft
4 85 (43.81%) AppSense
5 51 (26.29%) HP
6 50 (25.77%) SAP
7 47 (24.23%) ThinPrint
8 20 (10.31%) CheckPoint
8 20 (10.31%) Red Hat
9 14 (7.22%) Dell
10 11 (5.67%) Cisco
11 9 (4.64%) hybris
12 8 (4.12%) Rackspace
13 5 (2.58%) Avaya
13 5 (2.58%) Extreme Networks
14 3 (1.55%) NetApp
14 3 (1.55%) Symantec
15 2 (1.03%) Compaq
15 2 (1.03%) EMC
15 2 (1.03%) Intel Security
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