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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
UK / England
Rank 526 531 510
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing XenServer 42 79 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 1.58% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 46 66
Median daily rate £363 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £538 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £308 £400
% change year-on-year
+19.91% -23.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+43.07% -

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
4679 5009 4933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.30% 10.47% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2987 3042 2749
Median daily rate £400 £380 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £360
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 458 562
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £43.00 £31.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 1 March 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 1 March 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 -3 21 £378 +16.15% 2
London +2 10 £326 -13.20% 6
North West +25 4 £430 +72.00%
North East - 4 £250 -
Yorkshire +19 1 - - 1
West Midlands +5 1 - -
South West -1 1 - - 1
XenServer
UK

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 72 (72.00%) Citrix
2 71 (71.00%) VMware
3 70 (70.00%) Windows
4 51 (51.00%) XenDesktop
5 49 (49.00%) Linux
6 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
6 46 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (43.00%) Windows Server
9 37 (37.00%) XenApp
10 32 (32.00%) NetScaler
11 31 (31.00%) PowerShell
11 31 (31.00%) Hyper-V
12 29 (29.00%) vSphere
12 29 (29.00%) Active Directory
13 28 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
14 27 (27.00%) Puppet
14 27 (27.00%) Python
14 27 (27.00%) Firewall
15 24 (24.00%) DevOps
16 23 (23.00%) OpenStack
16 23 (23.00%) CheckPoint
16 23 (23.00%) Bash Shell
17 22 (22.00%) SCCM
17 22 (22.00%) TOGAF
18 21 (21.00%) Opscode Chef
19 19 (19.00%) Unix
20 18 (18.00%) Ruby
20 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
20 18 (18.00%) CloudStack

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 23 (23.00%) OpenStack
2 18 (18.00%) CloudStack
3 13 (13.00%) Skype for Business
4 8 (8.00%) Apache
5 6 (6.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.00%) IIS
8 2 (2.00%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.00%) Commerce Server
9 1 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.00%) JBoss
9 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (16.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (9.00%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (12.00%) IaaS
2 12 (12.00%) SaaS
3 7 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.00%) Office 365
6 1 (1.00%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.00%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (32.00%) NetScaler
2 27 (27.00%) Firewall
3 14 (14.00%) DHCP
4 13 (13.00%) DNS
5 12 (12.00%) IP Telephony
6 11 (11.00%) NAS
6 11 (11.00%) SAN
6 11 (11.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (11.00%) Wireless
7 7 (7.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (7.00%) iSCSI
7 7 (7.00%) VLAN
8 3 (3.00%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (3.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (3.00%) IPsec
8 3 (3.00%) Network Security
9 2 (2.00%) BGP
9 2 (2.00%) DMVPN
9 2 (2.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.00%) MySQL
2 8 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.00%) JIRA
3 3 (3.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.00%) MSI
4 2 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.00%) Hudson
5 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (15.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Marketing
3 4 (4.00%) Electronics
3 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.00%) Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (18.00%) Architect
2 17 (17.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) SAP Architect
4 8 (8.00%) Analyst
4 8 (8.00%) Business Architect
4 8 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Designer
4 8 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (7.00%) Business Process Architect
5 7 (7.00%) Consultant
5 7 (7.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.00%) LAMP
2 6 (6.00%) libvirt
2 6 (6.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.00%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (1.00%) REST
4 1 (1.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.00%) Client/Server
2 6 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 6 (6.00%) Private Cloud
2 6 (6.00%) Thin Client
3 5 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (4.00%) Clustering
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.00%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.00%) PKI
7 1 (1.00%) CMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 70 (70.00%) Windows
2 49 (49.00%) Linux
3 46 (46.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (43.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (19.00%) Unix
6 16 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.00%) CentOS
12 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.00%) Windows NT
12 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) DevOps
2 22 (22.00%) TOGAF
3 13 (13.00%) Customer Requirements
4 12 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 12 (12.00%) Open Source
5 9 (9.00%) Change Management
5 9 (9.00%) Configuration Management
5 9 (9.00%) ITIL
5 9 (9.00%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.00%) Business Transformation
6 8 (8.00%) Software Delivery
7 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (6.00%) Kernel Tuning
8 6 (6.00%) Target Operating Model
9 5 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.00%) Programme Management
10 4 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.00%) PowerShell
2 27 (27.00%) Python
3 23 (23.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (18.00%) Ruby
5 16 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 12 (12.00%) SQL
7 5 (5.00%) Java
8 4 (4.00%) VBScript
9 3 (3.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.00%) VB
10 2 (2.00%) C#
10 2 (2.00%) Perl
11 1 (1.00%) C++
11 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (18.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (12.00%) Degree
4 10 (10.00%) CCNA
4 10 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (8.00%) CCNP
6 6 (6.00%) RHCA
6 6 (6.00%) RHCE
6 6 (6.00%) RHCSA
7 3 (3.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.00%) CCSA
8 2 (2.00%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.00%) MCSD
8 2 (2.00%) MCSE
8 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.00%) CCA
9 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 51 (51.00%) XenDesktop
2 45 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (37.00%) XenApp
4 31 (31.00%) Hyper-V
5 29 (29.00%) Active Directory
5 29 (29.00%) vSphere
6 28 (28.00%) VMware ESXi
7 17 (17.00%) Xen
8 14 (14.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (7.00%) KVM
10 6 (6.00%) iptables
10 6 (6.00%) NFS
11 3 (3.00%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (2.00%) VMware ESX
13 1 (1.00%) Docker
13 1 (1.00%) ISA Server
13 1 (1.00%) MetaFrame
13 1 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (27.00%) Puppet
2 22 (22.00%) SCCM
3 21 (21.00%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (13.00%) Cobbler
5 7 (7.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (6.00%) HAProxy
6 6 (6.00%) XenMobile
7 5 (5.00%) Ansible
8 2 (2.00%) AppDNA
8 2 (2.00%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.00%) EdgeSight
8 2 (2.00%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (1.00%) FortiGate
9 1 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 72 (72.00%) Citrix
2 71 (71.00%) VMware
3 46 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 23 (23.00%) CheckPoint
5 17 (17.00%) Cisco
6 16 (16.00%) Red Hat
6 16 (16.00%) SAP
7 9 (9.00%) hybris
8 8 (8.00%) AppSense
9 7 (7.00%) Avaya
9 7 (7.00%) Dell
9 7 (7.00%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (6.00%) HP
11 5 (5.00%) Juniper
12 4 (4.00%) F5
12 4 (4.00%) Oracle
13 3 (3.00%) Blue Coat
14 2 (2.00%) Google
14 2 (2.00%) Infoblox
14 2 (2.00%) SolarWinds
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