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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 488 541 506
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -35
Contract jobs citing XenServer 131 77 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.19% 1.40% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 42 79
Median daily rate £280 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.41% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £238 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £540 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 1 4
Median hourly rate £31.00 £28.30 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.54% +31.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.79 £28.30 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.30 £27.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £21.50
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
5995 5486 5047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.32% 10.79% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3801 3141 2767
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 £195 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 584 622
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.10 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 - 85 £273 -
London -3 16 £375 -11.76% 6
South East +5 15 £413 +50.00% 5
West Midlands -16 7 £463 +208.33% 2
East of England +14 4 £228 -35.00%
North West -22 2 £410 +31.20% 2
East Midlands +5 1 £425 - 2
South West - 1 £313 - 1
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 189 (87.91%) Citrix
2 170 (79.07%) Windows
3 150 (69.77%) VMware
4 144 (66.98%) XenDesktop
5 140 (65.12%) XenApp
6 134 (62.33%) Active Directory
7 123 (57.21%) Windows Server
8 101 (46.98%) Microsoft
9 94 (43.72%) DHCP
10 90 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 85 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 83 (38.60%) Microsoft App-V
13 75 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
14 72 (33.49%) AppSense
15 65 (30.23%) SCCM
15 65 (30.23%) ITIL
16 63 (29.30%) DNS
17 62 (28.84%) HP
18 52 (24.19%) Security Cleared
19 50 (23.26%) SQL
20 46 (21.40%) PowerShell
21 45 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
22 44 (20.47%) SC Cleared
22 44 (20.47%) Degree
23 43 (20.00%) Computer Science
23 43 (20.00%) Software Delivery
24 42 (19.53%) XenMobile
24 42 (19.53%) Project Management
25 41 (19.07%) Hyper-V
25 41 (19.07%) ThinPrint

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 38 (17.67%) MS Exchange
2 32 (14.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (14.88%) IIS
2 32 (14.88%) Skype for Business
3 14 (6.51%) OpenStack
4 8 (3.72%) CloudStack
5 6 (2.79%) Apache
5 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.79%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.33%) JBoss
7 3 (1.40%) Confluence
7 3 (1.40%) MediaWiki
7 3 (1.40%) nginx
7 3 (1.40%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) ImageReady
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.84%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (4.19%) Office 365
3 9 (4.19%) PaaS
4 6 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.79%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.47%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 94 (43.72%) DHCP
2 63 (29.30%) DNS
3 27 (12.56%) NetScaler
4 25 (11.63%) Firewall
5 10 (4.65%) LDAP
5 10 (4.65%) SAN
6 9 (4.19%) SMS
7 8 (3.72%) LAN
7 8 (3.72%) WAN
8 7 (3.26%) VLAN
8 7 (3.26%) VoIP
8 7 (3.26%) VPN
9 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
10 4 (1.86%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (1.86%) Wireless
11 3 (1.40%) BGP
11 3 (1.40%) EIGRP
11 3 (1.40%) IPv6
11 3 (1.40%) NAS
11 3 (1.40%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.79%) MySQL
3 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.86%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (8.37%) MSI
2 10 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 8 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.33%) Subversion
5 4 (1.86%) JIRA
6 3 (1.40%) Hudson
7 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (6.51%) Finance
2 6 (2.79%) Banking
2 6 (2.79%) Legal
3 4 (1.86%) Billing
4 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.93%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 54 (25.12%) Support Engineer
2 31 (14.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 29 (13.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 25 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 23 (10.70%) Citrix Engineer
6 21 (9.77%) Consultant
7 18 (8.37%) Desktop Engineer
8 16 (7.44%) 3rd Line Support
9 15 (6.98%) Citrix Consultant
9 15 (6.98%) Citrix Support
10 14 (6.51%) Architect
11 11 (5.12%) Citrix Support Engineer
12 10 (4.65%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (4.65%) Server Engineer
12 10 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
13 9 (4.19%) Cloud Architect
13 9 (4.19%) Desktop Support
13 9 (4.19%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 8 (3.72%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.19%) .NET
2 6 (2.79%) LAMP
3 2 (0.93%) libvirt
3 2 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (0.93%) Web Services
3 2 (0.93%) XML
4 1 (0.47%) ELK Stack
4 1 (0.47%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.47%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.70%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.70%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.26%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.79%) PKI
6 5 (2.33%) Grid Computing
7 4 (1.86%) CMDB
7 4 (1.86%) Fat Client
7 4 (1.86%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.86%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.40%) Clustering
8 3 (1.40%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.40%) Wiki
9 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.93%) DataPower
9 2 (0.93%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 170 (79.07%) Windows
2 123 (57.21%) Windows Server
3 90 (41.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (34.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (20.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 29 (13.49%) Linux
7 23 (10.70%) Windows 7
8 15 (6.98%) Unix
9 10 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (3.72%) CentOS
11 4 (1.86%) Debian
11 4 (1.86%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.40%) Windows 2000
12 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.93%) AIX
13 2 (0.93%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.47%) Fedora
14 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.47%) Solaris
14 1 (0.47%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (30.23%) ITIL
2 43 (20.00%) Software Delivery
3 42 (19.53%) Project Management
4 31 (14.42%) Business Continuity
5 30 (13.95%) Service Delivery
6 23 (10.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 17 (7.91%) Migration
8 16 (7.44%) DevOps
8 16 (7.44%) Software Distribution
9 13 (6.05%) Configuration Management
10 12 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (5.12%) Infrastructure Management
12 10 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (4.19%) Load Balancing
13 9 (4.19%) Scrum
14 8 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (3.72%) DSDM
14 8 (3.72%) RUP
15 7 (3.26%) Change Management
16 6 (2.79%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.26%) SQL
2 46 (21.40%) PowerShell
3 23 (10.70%) VBScript
4 22 (10.23%) VB
5 20 (9.30%) T-SQL
6 19 (8.84%) Python
7 18 (8.37%) Bash Shell
8 12 (5.58%) Perl
9 11 (5.12%) Shell Script
10 10 (4.65%) Ruby
11 5 (2.33%) C++
12 3 (1.40%) C
12 3 (1.40%) Java
13 2 (0.93%) AWK
13 2 (0.93%) C#
13 2 (0.93%) PHP
13 2 (0.93%) sed
14 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 52 (24.19%) Security Cleared
2 44 (20.47%) Degree
2 44 (20.47%) SC Cleared
3 25 (11.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 14 (6.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (6.05%) CCNA
5 13 (6.05%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (5.58%) MCSE
7 5 (2.33%) CCA
7 5 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (1.86%) RHCSA
9 2 (0.93%) CCNP
9 2 (0.93%) HNC
9 2 (0.93%) RHCA
9 2 (0.93%) RHCE
9 2 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.47%) CCAA
10 1 (0.47%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.93%) SLA
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 144 (66.98%) XenDesktop
2 140 (65.12%) XenApp
3 134 (62.33%) Active Directory
4 85 (39.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 83 (38.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 41 (19.07%) Hyper-V
7 35 (16.28%) vSphere
8 15 (6.98%) Xen
9 14 (6.51%) VMware ESX
10 11 (5.12%) KVM
11 7 (3.26%) Terminal Services
12 6 (2.79%) Brightmail
13 5 (2.33%) iptables
13 5 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (1.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 4 (1.86%) Postfix
15 3 (1.40%) NFS
15 3 (1.40%) Samba
15 3 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 65 (30.23%) SCCM
2 42 (19.53%) XenMobile
3 36 (16.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 34 (15.81%) SafeCom
5 31 (14.42%) EdgeSight
6 20 (9.30%) Puppet
7 13 (6.05%) SCOM
8 10 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (3.72%) Cobbler
9 8 (3.72%) SCOrch
9 8 (3.72%) Tivoli
10 6 (2.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 5 (2.33%) Ansible
11 5 (2.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (2.33%) SCVMM
11 5 (2.33%) WSUS
12 4 (1.86%) HP Operations Orchestration
12 4 (1.86%) HP SiteScope
12 4 (1.86%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 189 (87.91%) Citrix
2 150 (69.77%) VMware
3 101 (46.98%) Microsoft
4 72 (33.49%) AppSense
5 62 (28.84%) HP
6 41 (19.07%) ThinPrint
7 30 (13.95%) SAP
8 14 (6.51%) Red Hat
9 13 (6.05%) Dell
10 11 (5.12%) Cisco
11 10 (4.65%) Oracle
12 9 (4.19%) Rackspace
13 8 (3.72%) EnterpriseDB
13 8 (3.72%) Symantec
14 6 (2.79%) Compaq
14 6 (2.79%) IronPort
14 6 (2.79%) NetApp
15 5 (2.33%) CheckPoint
15 5 (2.33%) EMC
16 4 (1.86%) Remedy
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