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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
UK / England
Rank 523 526 513
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing XenServer 50 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 1.66% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 49 40
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £316 £351
% change year-on-year
+26.48% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
Median hourly rate £46.50 £93.49 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.26% +187.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - £32.50

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
5007 4703 4784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.05% 10.27% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3164 2844 2649
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 462 554
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
South East +11 22 £390 +11.42% 4
London -4 10 £363 -9.37% 7
North West +23 8 £430 +60.74% 1
North East - 7 £275 -
Yorkshire +9 1 £375 - 2
South West +2 1 - - 2
West Midlands -10 1 - - 2
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 77 (73.33%) VMware
2 75 (71.43%) Citrix
3 72 (68.57%) Windows
4 58 (55.24%) XenDesktop
5 53 (50.48%) Microsoft
6 52 (49.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 50 (47.62%) Windows Server
8 49 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 48 (45.71%) Linux
10 40 (38.10%) XenApp
11 36 (34.29%) Active Directory
12 33 (31.43%) Hyper-V
13 31 (29.52%) NetScaler
14 28 (26.67%) Puppet
14 28 (26.67%) PowerShell
15 27 (25.71%) Firewall
16 26 (24.76%) VMware ESXi
17 25 (23.81%) Bash Shell
17 25 (23.81%) Python
18 24 (22.86%) vSphere
18 24 (22.86%) OpenStack
19 23 (21.90%) TOGAF
19 23 (21.90%) CheckPoint
20 22 (20.95%) SCCM
21 21 (20.00%) DevOps
22 20 (19.05%) DHCP
23 19 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
24 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
25 17 (16.19%) SAP
25 17 (16.19%) Ruby

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 24 (22.86%) OpenStack
2 17 (16.19%) CloudStack
3 14 (13.33%) Skype for Business
4 10 (9.52%) Apache
5 8 (7.62%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.71%) IIS
7 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.95%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.95%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.95%) JBoss
9 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) SAP hybris
2 2 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (11.43%) IaaS
2 12 (11.43%) SaaS
3 8 (7.62%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (29.52%) NetScaler
2 27 (25.71%) Firewall
3 20 (19.05%) DHCP
4 15 (14.29%) DNS
5 13 (12.38%) SAN
6 12 (11.43%) IP Telephony
7 10 (9.52%) NAS
7 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
7 10 (9.52%) VLAN
7 10 (9.52%) Wireless
8 9 (8.57%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (2.86%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (2.86%) IPsec
10 3 (2.86%) Network Security
11 2 (1.90%) BGP
11 2 (1.90%) FTP
11 2 (1.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.52%) MySQL
3 8 (7.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.95%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.86%) MSI
3 2 (1.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.95%) JIRA
4 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.33%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Marketing
3 2 (1.90%) Banking
3 2 (1.90%) Electronics
3 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.95%) Legal
4 1 (0.95%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Architect
2 13 (12.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 11 (10.48%) Citrix Engineer
4 10 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Designer
5 9 (8.57%) SAP Architect
5 9 (8.57%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (7.62%) Analyst
6 8 (7.62%) Business Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Business Process Architect
7 7 (6.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Consultant
8 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.57%) LAMP
2 8 (7.62%) libvirt
2 8 (7.62%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.95%) .NET
3 1 (0.95%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.62%) Client/Server
2 8 (7.62%) Private Cloud
3 6 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.81%) Clustering
4 4 (3.81%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) PDA
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 72 (68.57%) Windows
2 52 (49.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (47.62%) Windows Server
4 48 (45.71%) Linux
5 18 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (15.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (15.24%) Unix
6 16 (15.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.71%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.86%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.90%) CentOS
11 1 (0.95%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.95%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) TOGAF
2 21 (20.00%) DevOps
3 14 (13.33%) Open Source
4 12 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 11 (10.48%) ITIL
6 10 (9.52%) Change Management
6 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
6 10 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 9 (8.57%) Software Delivery
8 8 (7.62%) Business Transformation
8 8 (7.62%) Kernel Tuning
9 7 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (6.67%) Project Management
10 6 (5.71%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (4.76%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.76%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 3 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.86%) Software Distribution
14 2 (1.90%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 25 (23.81%) Bash Shell
2 25 (23.81%) Python
3 17 (16.19%) Ruby
4 16 (15.24%) Shell Script
5 12 (11.43%) SQL
6 5 (4.76%) Java
6 5 (4.76%) VBScript
7 4 (3.81%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.81%) VB
8 2 (1.90%) C
8 2 (1.90%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (16.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (12.38%) Degree
4 12 (11.43%) CCNA
4 12 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (9.52%) CCNP
6 8 (7.62%) RHCA
6 8 (7.62%) RHCE
6 8 (7.62%) RHCSA
7 4 (3.81%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (1.90%) CCSA
8 2 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.90%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.90%) MCSD
8 2 (1.90%) MCSE
8 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.95%) CCA
9 1 (0.95%) CCAA
9 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.81%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 58 (55.24%) XenDesktop
2 49 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (38.10%) XenApp
4 36 (34.29%) Active Directory
5 33 (31.43%) Hyper-V
6 26 (24.76%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (22.86%) vSphere
8 16 (15.24%) Xen
9 15 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
10 8 (7.62%) iptables
10 8 (7.62%) KVM
10 8 (7.62%) NFS
11 2 (1.90%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.95%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.95%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.95%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (26.67%) Puppet
2 22 (20.95%) SCCM
3 19 (18.10%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (12.38%) Cobbler
5 8 (7.62%) HAProxy
5 8 (7.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (7.62%) XenMobile
6 5 (4.76%) EdgeSight
6 5 (4.76%) SafeCom
7 3 (2.86%) Ansible
8 2 (1.90%) AppDNA
8 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.90%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.90%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.95%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.95%) SCOM
9 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 77 (73.33%) VMware
2 75 (71.43%) Citrix
3 53 (50.48%) Microsoft
4 23 (21.90%) CheckPoint
5 17 (16.19%) SAP
6 16 (15.24%) Cisco
6 16 (15.24%) Red Hat
7 12 (11.43%) AppSense
8 11 (10.48%) HP
9 9 (8.57%) hybris
10 8 (7.62%) Dell
11 7 (6.67%) Avaya
11 7 (6.67%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (4.76%) Juniper
12 5 (4.76%) ThinPrint
13 4 (3.81%) F5
13 4 (3.81%) Oracle
14 3 (2.86%) Blue Coat
14 3 (2.86%) NetApp
15 2 (1.90%) Veritas
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