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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 494 454 417
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -37
Contract jobs citing XenServer 82 106 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 2.39% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 55 68
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£425 £350 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 2
Average hourly rate £30.75 £23.25 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.25% -5.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £20.13 £20.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £33.90 £28.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £23.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+32.25% -5.10%
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
4781 4434 3958
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.75% 9.28% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2638 2263 1938
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 587 537 619
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 0 34 £425 +23.18% 6
South West 0 10 £450 +5.88% 2
North West -23 9 £310 +18.26% 3
South East -42 9 £400 +18.51% 8
East of England +15 8 £333 -1.48% 1
Yorkshire -11 8 £425 +6.25% 2
East Midlands -8 6 £325 -16.12% 2
West Midlands -6 1 - - 1
North East - - - - 1
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 122 (79.22%) VMware
2 115 (74.68%) Citrix
3 97 (62.99%) Windows
4 96 (62.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 69 (44.81%) Microsoft
6 60 (38.96%) Firewall
6 60 (38.96%) XenApp
7 53 (34.42%) Active Directory
8 52 (33.77%) Windows Server 2003
9 43 (27.92%) Linux
10 40 (25.97%) DNS
10 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
10 40 (25.97%) XenDesktop
11 37 (24.03%) LAN
12 34 (22.08%) DHCP
12 34 (22.08%) WAN
12 34 (22.08%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (21.43%) OSPF
13 33 (21.43%) Cisco
14 32 (20.78%) Microsoft App-V
15 31 (20.13%) Puppet
15 31 (20.13%) DevOps
16 30 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (19.48%) HP
17 29 (18.83%) Jenkins
18 28 (18.18%) Hudson
18 28 (18.18%) MS Exchange
18 28 (18.18%) SCCM
19 26 (16.88%) Hyper-V
19 26 (16.88%) Bash Shell

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 20 (12.99%) Apache
3 19 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (11.04%) MediaWiki
4 17 (11.04%) Confluence
5 14 (9.09%) nginx
6 12 (7.79%) SharePoint
7 11 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (6.49%) IIS
9 9 (5.84%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (3.25%) Lync
11 3 (1.95%) WorkSite
12 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.65%) JBoss
13 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.14%) MS Office
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.95%) Office 365
2 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 60 (38.96%) Firewall
2 40 (25.97%) DNS
3 37 (24.03%) LAN
4 34 (22.08%) WAN
4 34 (22.08%) DHCP
5 33 (21.43%) OSPF
6 24 (15.58%) VPN
7 22 (14.29%) LDAP
8 18 (11.69%) BGP
8 18 (11.69%) IPsec
8 18 (11.69%) BIG-IP
9 17 (11.04%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (11.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 17 (11.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 17 (11.04%) SAN
10 16 (10.39%) IPv6
10 16 (10.39%) Network Security
10 16 (10.39%) EIGRP
11 14 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (8.44%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.04%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (9.74%) MySQL
3 10 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.49%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.60%) Big Data
5 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (18.83%) Jenkins
2 28 (18.18%) Hudson
3 18 (11.69%) Git (software)
4 17 (11.04%) Subversion
4 17 (11.04%) JIRA
5 3 (1.95%) MSI
6 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (8.44%) Finance
2 6 (3.90%) Legal
3 3 (1.95%) Banking
3 3 (1.95%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Law
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (16.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (15.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (11.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 17 (11.04%) Citrix Engineer
5 14 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) Server Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Architect
8 11 (7.14%) Consultant
9 10 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (6.49%) Administrator
9 10 (6.49%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (3.90%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (3.90%) Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (3.25%) Wintel Engineer
12 4 (2.60%) Server Support
12 4 (2.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.79%) LAMP
2 3 (1.95%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.65%) Django
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.04%) Wiki
2 7 (4.55%) Clustering
3 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.25%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.25%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (3.25%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.60%) PDA
6 2 (1.30%) VLE
6 2 (1.30%) NHS
6 2 (1.30%) iPad
6 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.65%) IBM XIV
7 1 (0.65%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.65%) Open Source
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 97 (62.99%) Windows
2 52 (33.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (27.92%) Linux
4 40 (25.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (16.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (12.99%) CentOS
7 18 (11.69%) Ubuntu
8 17 (11.04%) UNIX
9 14 (9.09%) Debian
10 10 (6.49%) Windows 7
11 5 (3.25%) Windows 8
11 5 (3.25%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.95%) VMS
13 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
13 2 (1.30%) Android
13 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (20.13%) DevOps
2 30 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (12.99%) Capacity Planning
5 19 (12.34%) ITIL
6 15 (9.74%) Build Automation
7 14 (9.09%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.49%) Data Modelling
8 10 (6.49%) Database Theory
8 10 (6.49%) Relational Database Theory
9 8 (5.19%) Change Control
9 8 (5.19%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.90%) Project Management
12 5 (3.25%) Incident Management
13 4 (2.60%) PRINCE2
13 4 (2.60%) Process Management
13 4 (2.60%) Service Delivery
13 4 (2.60%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (2.60%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 26 (16.88%) Bash Shell
2 25 (16.23%) Ruby
3 24 (15.58%) Perl
4 23 (14.94%) PHP
5 22 (14.29%) SQL
6 14 (9.09%) Python
7 12 (7.79%) PowerShell
8 11 (7.14%) Java
9 7 (4.55%) C
10 2 (1.30%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.65%) C++
11 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (22.08%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (14.94%) Security Cleared
3 17 (11.04%) SC Cleared
3 17 (11.04%) CCSE
3 17 (11.04%) CCNP
3 17 (11.04%) CCNA
4 13 (8.44%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (7.79%) CCA
5 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.84%) Degree
6 9 (5.84%) CCEA
6 9 (5.84%) MCSE
7 7 (4.55%) CCIA
8 5 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.60%) CCSP
9 4 (2.60%) MCITP
10 3 (1.95%) VCP5
10 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.95%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.30%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.25%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) QA
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 96 (62.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (38.96%) XenApp
3 53 (34.42%) Active Directory
4 40 (25.97%) XenDesktop
5 32 (20.78%) Microsoft App-V
6 26 (16.88%) Hyper-V
7 25 (16.23%) vSphere
8 20 (12.99%) Samba
9 17 (11.04%) Postfix
9 17 (11.04%) iptables
10 9 (5.84%) Terminal Services
10 9 (5.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.60%) VMware Server
11 4 (2.60%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.30%) Xen
13 1 (0.65%) vCloud
13 1 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 31 (20.13%) Puppet
2 28 (18.18%) SCCM
3 24 (15.58%) Opscode Chef
4 21 (13.64%) Salt
5 17 (11.04%) ZABBIX
6 13 (8.44%) SCOM
7 9 (5.84%) Ansible
8 4 (2.60%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.95%) NetBackup
9 3 (1.95%) Tivoli
9 3 (1.95%) HP SIM
10 2 (1.30%) Nessus
10 2 (1.30%) Cacti
10 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (1.30%) Nagios
10 2 (1.30%) SCOrch
10 2 (1.30%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.65%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 1 (0.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 122 (79.22%) VMware
2 115 (74.68%) Citrix
3 69 (44.81%) Microsoft
4 33 (21.43%) Cisco
5 30 (19.48%) HP
6 23 (14.94%) Red Hat
7 20 (12.99%) CheckPoint
8 19 (12.34%) F5
9 18 (11.69%) Blue Coat
10 17 (11.04%) Infoblox
11 14 (9.09%) Juniper
12 13 (8.44%) Dell
13 11 (7.14%) NetApp
13 11 (7.14%) AppSense
14 7 (4.55%) IBM
15 5 (3.25%) EMC
16 4 (2.60%) Compaq
16 4 (2.60%) Altiris
16 4 (2.60%) Symantec
16 4 (2.60%) 3PAR
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