The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 528 440 452
Rank change year-on-year
-88 +12
Contract jobs citing XenServer 72 149 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 1.35% 2.97% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 103 67
Average daily rate
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£301 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £238 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £393
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -23.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.49 £27.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+61.78% +120.00%
XenServer
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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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5337 5025 4772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 9.82% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3089 2827 2499
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 607 573
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £31.50 £33.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 17 £390 +30.00% 12
North West -28 17 £375 +36.36% 1
South East -22 16 £300 -7.69% 4
East of England +2 10 £110 -37.14% 6
Yorkshire -28 9 £250 -9.90% 4
West Midlands -13 1 £150 -40.00%
East Midlands -17 1 - -
South West -22 1 £155 -61.25%
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 117 (83.57%) Citrix
2 110 (78.57%) Windows
3 98 (70.00%) VMware
4 87 (62.14%) XenApp
5 74 (52.86%) Active Directory
6 71 (50.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 70 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 53 (37.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 47 (33.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 42 (30.00%) XenDesktop
10 42 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (29.29%) NetScaler
12 39 (27.86%) vSphere
13 38 (27.14%) DNS
13 38 (27.14%) DHCP
14 36 (25.71%) ITIL
15 34 (24.29%) MS Exchange
15 34 (24.29%) HP
16 32 (22.86%) PowerShell
17 31 (22.14%) Cisco
18 30 (21.43%) LAN
18 30 (21.43%) WAN
19 29 (20.71%) SQL
20 27 (19.29%) SAN
21 26 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
22 25 (17.86%) IIS
23 24 (17.14%) Hyper-V
23 24 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
23 24 (17.14%) Windows 7
24 23 (16.43%) VPN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 34 (24.29%) MS Exchange
2 26 (18.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (17.86%) IIS
4 22 (15.71%) Lync
5 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
6 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (2.86%) OpenStack
9 4 (2.86%) WorkSite
9 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (2.86%) Apache
10 3 (2.14%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.43%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.71%) TPMS
12 1 (0.71%) nginx
12 1 (0.71%) Confluence
12 1 (0.71%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 21 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.00%) MS Office
3 10 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (5.71%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.14%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.14%) Vectorworks
6 2 (1.43%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.71%) Office 365
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.57%) SaaS
3 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.43%) PaaS
4 2 (1.43%) IaaS
4 2 (1.43%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (29.29%) NetScaler
2 38 (27.14%) DHCP
2 38 (27.14%) DNS
3 30 (21.43%) LAN
3 30 (21.43%) WAN
4 27 (19.29%) SAN
5 23 (16.43%) VPN
6 22 (15.71%) Firewall
7 17 (12.14%) VLAN
8 14 (10.00%) MPLS
9 12 (8.57%) Network Security
10 11 (7.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.86%) Wireless
10 11 (7.86%) Internet
11 10 (7.14%) TCP/IP
12 8 (5.71%) SSL
12 8 (5.71%) Ethernet
13 7 (5.00%) HTTP
14 6 (4.29%) IPsec
14 6 (4.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.86%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.71%) MySQL
3 7 (5.00%) Big Data
4 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) MSI
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.71%) Hudson
2 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (12.14%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Law
3 4 (2.86%) Banking
3 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.43%) Marketing
5 2 (1.43%) Billing
5 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.43%) Electronics
5 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (15.71%) Citrix Engineer
2 18 (12.86%) Consultant
3 15 (10.71%) Architect
4 14 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.86%) Administrator
5 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (6.43%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (6.43%) Support Engineer
7 7 (5.00%) Citrix Consultant
8 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.29%) Technical Architect
8 6 (4.29%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.29%) Network Engineer
8 6 (4.29%) Citrix Specialist
8 6 (4.29%) Citrix Support
9 5 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
9 5 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (3.57%) Server Engineer
10 4 (2.86%) Technical Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.00%) Web Services
2 2 (1.43%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.71%) .NET
3 1 (0.71%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.29%) PKI
3 5 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.86%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.14%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.43%) DTV
6 2 (1.43%) Replication
6 2 (1.43%) Clustering
6 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.43%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.71%) EMC VMAX
7 1 (0.71%) Wiki
7 1 (0.71%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.71%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.71%) VLE
7 1 (0.71%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 110 (78.57%) Windows
2 53 (37.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (33.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 42 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (17.14%) Windows 7
6 13 (9.29%) Linux
7 6 (4.29%) Windows XP
7 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
8 5 (3.57%) UNIX
9 4 (2.86%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.43%) VMS
10 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.43%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.43%) Windows Phone
10 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.71%) CentOS
11 1 (0.71%) Debian
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (25.71%) ITIL
2 18 (12.86%) Change Management
3 16 (11.43%) Project Management
4 14 (10.00%) Server Building
5 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (6.43%) Incident Management
6 9 (6.43%) Problem Management
7 8 (5.71%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.71%) Migration
7 8 (5.71%) Software Deployment
8 7 (5.00%) Analytics
8 7 (5.00%) Data Analytics
8 7 (5.00%) Process Management
8 7 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 6 (4.29%) Service Management
9 6 (4.29%) Change Control
9 6 (4.29%) Open Source
10 5 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 29 (20.71%) SQL
3 9 (6.43%) VBScript
3 9 (6.43%) Python
4 8 (5.71%) PHP
5 4 (2.86%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.14%) Ruby
6 3 (2.14%) Java
7 2 (1.43%) C#
7 2 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (9.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.57%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (5.00%) MCSE
4 7 (5.00%) MCSA
4 7 (5.00%) CCA
4 7 (5.00%) MCITP
4 7 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.29%) Degree
6 5 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.57%) CCNP
6 5 (3.57%) CCNA
7 4 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (2.86%) VCP4
7 4 (2.86%) CCAA
7 4 (2.86%) CCIA
7 4 (2.86%) VCP5
8 3 (2.14%) HNC
9 2 (1.43%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.00%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (62.14%) XenApp
2 74 (52.86%) Active Directory
3 71 (50.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (30.00%) XenDesktop
5 39 (27.86%) vSphere
6 24 (17.14%) Hyper-V
6 24 (17.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (4.29%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.57%) ProxySG
8 5 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.57%) vCloud
8 5 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.86%) Xen
10 3 (2.14%) MetaFrame
10 3 (2.14%) iptables
11 2 (1.43%) KVM
11 2 (1.43%) UAG
12 1 (0.71%) Samba
12 1 (0.71%) NFS
12 1 (0.71%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 18 (12.86%) SCCM
2 9 (6.43%) EdgeSight
3 8 (5.71%) XenMobile
4 5 (3.57%) CA Spectrum
4 5 (3.57%) Cacti
4 5 (3.57%) Puppet
4 5 (3.57%) Tivoli
4 5 (3.57%) Nagios
5 4 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.86%) SCOM
6 3 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (1.43%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.43%) WMI
7 2 (1.43%) WSUS
7 2 (1.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 2 (1.43%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.71%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 117 (83.57%) Citrix
2 98 (70.00%) VMware
3 70 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 34 (24.29%) HP
5 31 (22.14%) Cisco
6 19 (13.57%) NetApp
6 19 (13.57%) AppSense
7 13 (9.29%) Altiris
7 13 (9.29%) CheckPoint
8 12 (8.57%) Symantec
8 12 (8.57%) IBM
9 10 (7.14%) Juniper
9 10 (7.14%) Dell
9 10 (7.14%) Brocade
10 7 (5.00%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.57%) Meraki
11 5 (3.57%) Lancope
11 5 (3.57%) Veeam
11 5 (3.57%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.57%) CA
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