The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 416 417 388
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing XenServer 20 17 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.072% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 0.77% 0.74% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 32
Median daily rate £400 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £192 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £620 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £259 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £28.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 - £27.50
XenServer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2602 2294 2252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.75% 9.74% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1830 1515 1388
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £203 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 111 161
Median hourly rate £14.02 £18.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.19% +7.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.08 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in London

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenServer across the London region.

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in London

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in London

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the London region.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in London

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
City of London +49 4 £375 -6.25% 1
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 33 (78.57%) Citrix
2 28 (66.67%) VMware
3 27 (64.29%) Windows
4 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 22 (52.38%) Linux
6 21 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 15 (35.71%) XenApp
7 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 14 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 14 (33.33%) Puppet
9 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (28.57%) Python
10 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
11 11 (26.19%) DevOps
11 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
11 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
11 11 (26.19%) Firewall
11 11 (26.19%) Load Balancing
12 10 (23.81%) Apache
12 10 (23.81%) MySQL
12 10 (23.81%) iptables
13 9 (21.43%) KVM
13 9 (21.43%) CentOS
13 9 (21.43%) CCNA
13 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
13 9 (21.43%) LAMP
14 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 10 (23.81%) Apache
2 8 (19.05%) OpenStack
3 7 (16.67%) JBoss
4 5 (11.90%) Confluence
4 5 (11.90%) MediaWiki
4 5 (11.90%) nginx
5 2 (4.76%) CloudStack
5 2 (4.76%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.38%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) ImageReady
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 3 (7.14%) PaaS
4 2 (4.76%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.19%) Firewall
2 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
3 7 (16.67%) LAN
3 7 (16.67%) LDAP
3 7 (16.67%) WAN
4 6 (14.29%) SAN
4 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (14.29%) VLAN
5 5 (11.90%) iSCSI
5 5 (11.90%) NAS
5 5 (11.90%) VPN
6 4 (9.52%) BGP
6 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
6 4 (9.52%) IPsec
6 4 (9.52%) IPv6
6 4 (9.52%) Network Security
6 4 (9.52%) OSPF
7 3 (7.14%) DNS
8 2 (4.76%) DHCP
9 1 (2.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 7 (16.67%) Subversion
3 6 (14.29%) JIRA
4 5 (11.90%) Hudson
5 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (11.90%) Finance
1 5 (11.90%) Legal
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (16.67%) Consultant
1 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Architect
5 3 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
5 3 (7.14%) EMC Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) XenServer Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Virtualisation Architect
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) LAMP
2 5 (11.90%) libvirt
2 5 (11.90%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.76%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
2 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 5 (11.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Private Cloud
2 5 (11.90%) Wiki
3 3 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Grid Computing
4 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 22 (52.38%) Linux
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (21.43%) CentOS
5 9 (21.43%) Ubuntu
6 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (11.90%) Debian
9 2 (4.76%) Unix
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.38%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) DevOps
1 11 (26.19%) Load Balancing
2 8 (19.05%) Configuration Management
2 8 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (14.29%) High Availability
4 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (11.90%) Kernel Tuning
6 4 (9.52%) Migration
6 4 (9.52%) Open Source
7 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.76%) Application Packaging
7 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 2 (4.76%) DSDM
7 2 (4.76%) ITIL
7 2 (4.76%) OWASP
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.76%) RUP
7 2 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 12 (28.57%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (11.90%) Perl
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.14%) Java
6 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (4.76%) VBScript
8 1 (2.38%) C
8 1 (2.38%) C++
8 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) CCNA
1 9 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.90%) CCNP
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) RHCA
2 5 (11.90%) RHCE
2 5 (11.90%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.76%) CCA
3 2 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CCAA
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 15 (35.71%) XenApp
4 11 (26.19%) Active Directory
5 10 (23.81%) iptables
6 9 (21.43%) KVM
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (11.90%) NFS
8 5 (11.90%) Postfix
8 5 (11.90%) Samba
9 4 (9.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (9.52%) Xen
10 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
10 3 (7.14%) vSphere
11 2 (4.76%) MetaFrame
12 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
12 1 (2.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) Puppet
2 7 (16.67%) SCCM
3 5 (11.90%) HAProxy
3 5 (11.90%) XenMobile
3 5 (11.90%) ZABBIX
4 3 (7.14%) Ansible
4 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (7.14%) SCOM
5 2 (4.76%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.76%) Salt
5 2 (4.76%) Terraform
5 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Citrix
2 28 (66.67%) VMware
3 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
4 6 (14.29%) NetApp
5 5 (11.90%) EMC
5 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.52%) HP
6 4 (9.52%) Oracle
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco
8 2 (4.76%) Altiris
8 2 (4.76%) EnterpriseDB
9 1 (2.38%) Atlassian
9 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.38%) Dell
9 1 (2.38%) Infoblox
9 1 (2.38%) Rackspace