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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 426 453 448
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -5
Contract jobs citing XenServer 156 116 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.30% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 3.06% 2.46% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 70 67
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£318 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £157 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
5091 4706 4469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.76% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2841 2517 2194
Average daily rate £340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 635 555 555
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 60 £360 +9.09% 9
North West +15 22 £275 +12.24% 2
East of England -15 18 £323 -19.37% 4
South West -38 16 £400 +51.65%
West Midlands -7 14 £248 -50.50% 1
South East +4 12 £325 -18.75% 2
East Midlands +7 8 £220 -41.91% 2
Yorkshire +5 6 - - 4
North East - - - -
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XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 231 (85.56%) Citrix
2 215 (79.63%) Windows
3 184 (68.15%) VMware
4 140 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 137 (50.74%) XenApp
6 136 (50.37%) Active Directory
7 123 (45.56%) Microsoft
8 111 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 92 (34.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 74 (27.41%) XenDesktop
11 69 (25.56%) SCCM
12 68 (25.19%) Linux
12 68 (25.19%) Windows Server 2012
13 64 (23.70%) MS Exchange
14 62 (22.96%) Firewall
15 59 (21.85%) ITIL
16 58 (21.48%) DNS
17 55 (20.37%) DHCP
18 49 (18.15%) Cisco
19 48 (17.78%) HP
19 48 (17.78%) NetScaler
20 47 (17.41%) Microsoft App-V
21 46 (17.04%) Hyper-V
22 45 (16.67%) VLAN
23 42 (15.56%) SAN
24 37 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
24 37 (13.70%) Red Hat
24 37 (13.70%) SQL
25 36 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
26 35 (12.96%) CentOS

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 64 (23.70%) MS Exchange
2 36 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 35 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (8.89%) Apache
5 21 (7.78%) Tomcat
6 17 (6.30%) WebSphere
7 16 (5.93%) WebLogic
7 16 (5.93%) SharePoint
7 16 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (5.93%) GlassFish
8 14 (5.19%) Lync
9 12 (4.44%) MediaWiki
9 12 (4.44%) Confluence
9 12 (4.44%) nginx
10 10 (3.70%) IIS
11 6 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (1.85%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.74%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 19 (7.04%) MS Office
3 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.33%) Office 365
2 4 (1.48%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.11%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (22.96%) Firewall
2 58 (21.48%) DNS
3 55 (20.37%) DHCP
4 48 (17.78%) NetScaler
5 45 (16.67%) VLAN
6 42 (15.56%) SAN
7 33 (12.22%) VPN
8 29 (10.74%) WAN
9 27 (10.00%) LAN
10 22 (8.15%) LDAP
11 20 (7.41%) VoIP
12 16 (5.93%) NAS
13 13 (4.81%) IPsec
13 13 (4.81%) BGP
14 12 (4.44%) EIGRP
14 12 (4.44%) OSPF
14 12 (4.44%) IPv6
14 12 (4.44%) SMS
14 12 (4.44%) Network Security
15 9 (3.33%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (6.30%) MySQL
3 12 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.74%) DataStage
6 1 (0.37%) Big Data
6 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (7.04%) Jenkins
1 19 (7.04%) Hudson
2 15 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 14 (5.19%) Subversion
4 12 (4.44%) JIRA
5 6 (2.22%) MSI
6 2 (0.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (0.37%) InstallShield
General
1 20 (7.41%) Banking
2 16 (5.93%) Finance
3 5 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.11%) Games
4 3 (1.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) German Language
6 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.37%) Law
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (17.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 44 (16.30%) Administrator
3 28 (10.37%) Citrix Engineer
4 23 (8.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 22 (8.15%) 3rd Line Support
6 20 (7.41%) Architect
6 20 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 19 (7.04%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 18 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
9 17 (6.30%) Server Engineer
9 17 (6.30%) Consultant
10 16 (5.93%) Analyst
10 16 (5.93%) Linux Administrator
11 15 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
12 13 (4.81%) Technical Engineer
13 12 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
14 10 (3.70%) Citrix Administrator
14 10 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
14 10 (3.70%) Citrix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.37%) LAMP
2 9 (3.33%) Application Packaging
3 3 (1.11%) Middleware
4 2 (0.74%) COM
5 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.78%) Blackberry
2 16 (5.93%) Kindle
3 15 (5.56%) PDA
4 13 (4.81%) Clustering
5 12 (4.44%) Wiki
6 10 (3.70%) Open Source
7 9 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (2.22%) PKI
9 4 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.11%) Online Games
10 3 (1.11%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.11%) Replication
10 3 (1.11%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.74%) Firmware
12 1 (0.37%) FMCG
12 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.37%) Celerra
12 1 (0.37%) CCTV
12 1 (0.37%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 215 (79.63%) Windows
2 140 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (34.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 68 (25.19%) Linux
4 68 (25.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (12.96%) CentOS
6 31 (11.48%) Ubuntu
7 28 (10.37%) Windows 7
8 25 (9.26%) Debian
9 21 (7.78%) Windows XP
10 15 (5.56%) UNIX
11 7 (2.59%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.48%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.48%) Windows Vista
13 3 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.85%) ITIL
2 29 (10.74%) DevOps
2 29 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (7.41%) Project Management
3 20 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (6.67%) Migration
5 17 (6.30%) Release Management
6 14 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (4.44%) Data Modelling
8 12 (4.44%) Build Automation
9 11 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (3.33%) Service Delivery
11 8 (2.96%) Load Balancing
11 8 (2.96%) Change Management
12 7 (2.59%) Infrastructure Management
13 5 (1.85%) Root Cause Analysis
14 4 (1.48%) Scrum
14 4 (1.48%) TOGAF
14 4 (1.48%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 37 (13.70%) SQL
2 30 (11.11%) Perl
2 30 (11.11%) PHP
3 29 (10.74%) Bash Shell
3 29 (10.74%) Ruby
4 28 (10.37%) PowerShell
5 23 (8.52%) Java
6 21 (7.78%) C
7 17 (6.30%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.48%) VBScript
8 4 (1.48%) Python
9 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (13.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 31 (11.48%) MCSE
3 30 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.26%) Citrix Certification
5 16 (5.93%) MCP
5 16 (5.93%) CCA
6 14 (5.19%) CCNA
6 14 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (3.33%) CCEE
7 9 (3.33%) CCEA
8 6 (2.22%) MCTS
8 6 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.48%) CCIA
10 3 (1.11%) MCITP
10 3 (1.11%) MCSA
11 2 (0.74%) Degree
11 2 (0.74%) VTSP
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.48%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.48%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (50.74%) XenApp
2 136 (50.37%) Active Directory
3 111 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 74 (27.41%) XenDesktop
5 47 (17.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 46 (17.04%) Hyper-V
7 34 (12.59%) vSphere
8 19 (7.04%) Samba
9 16 (5.93%) Oracle RMAN
9 16 (5.93%) VMware ESX
10 13 (4.81%) VMware Server
11 12 (4.44%) Postfix
12 11 (4.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (2.59%) Xen
15 6 (2.22%) Terminal Services
16 5 (1.85%) ISA Server
16 5 (1.85%) NFS
17 3 (1.11%) KVM
18 2 (0.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 69 (25.56%) SCCM
2 32 (11.85%) Puppet
3 27 (10.00%) SCOM
4 20 (7.41%) Tivoli
4 20 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (7.04%) Salt
6 12 (4.44%) ZABBIX
7 8 (2.96%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (1.48%) Nagios
8 4 (1.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 4 (1.48%) Cobbler
9 3 (1.11%) Opsview
9 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 3 (1.11%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (1.11%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.74%) SCDPM
11 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.37%) Cacti
Vendors
1 231 (85.56%) Citrix
2 184 (68.15%) VMware
3 123 (45.56%) Microsoft
4 49 (18.15%) Cisco
5 48 (17.78%) HP
6 37 (13.70%) Red Hat
7 31 (11.48%) AppSense
8 25 (9.26%) Dell
9 20 (7.41%) Oracle
10 17 (6.30%) WatchGuard
11 16 (5.93%) JBoss
11 16 (5.93%) LANDesk
12 11 (4.07%) NetApp
13 9 (3.33%) EMC
13 9 (3.33%) IBM
14 7 (2.59%) 3PAR
14 7 (2.59%) Veeam
14 7 (2.59%) Wyse
14 7 (2.59%) Compaq
15 6 (2.22%) Splunk
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