The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 379 364 350
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -14
Contract jobs citing XenServer 24 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.23% 2.45% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 24
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£380 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £135.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -78.70%
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
1950 2159 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.57% 9.07% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1358 996
Average daily rate £375 £380 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 118 214
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 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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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
City of London +5 6 £325 +44.44% 3
Chessington - 1 - -
Barnet - - - -
Bromley - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 75 (86.21%) Citrix
2 63 (72.41%) Windows
3 59 (67.82%) VMware
4 48 (55.17%) XenApp
5 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
6 45 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
7 41 (47.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 36 (41.38%) Active Directory
9 30 (34.48%) NetScaler
10 29 (33.33%) SCCM
11 28 (32.18%) Linux
11 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (29.89%) Hyper-V
12 26 (29.89%) XenDesktop
12 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (28.74%) ITIL
14 22 (25.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 21 (24.14%) PowerShell
16 18 (20.69%) Banking
16 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
17 17 (19.54%) Cisco
17 17 (19.54%) Tivoli
18 16 (18.39%) SAN
19 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
19 15 (17.24%) Oracle
19 15 (17.24%) SCOM
19 15 (17.24%) WebSphere
20 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2003
20 14 (16.09%) LANDesk
20 14 (16.09%) Release Management

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 18 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 15 (17.24%) Tomcat
2 15 (17.24%) WebSphere
3 14 (16.09%) GlassFish
3 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (16.09%) WebLogic
3 14 (16.09%) JBoss
4 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (4.60%) Lync
6 4 (4.60%) IIS
6 4 (4.60%) SharePoint
6 4 (4.60%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.30%) Apache
9 1 (1.15%) MediaWiki
9 1 (1.15%) nginx
9 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.75%) Office 365
2 3 (3.45%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 30 (34.48%) NetScaler
2 16 (18.39%) SAN
3 13 (14.94%) DNS
4 10 (11.49%) Firewall
5 9 (10.34%) VPN
5 9 (10.34%) WAN
6 8 (9.20%) VLAN
7 7 (8.05%) DHCP
7 7 (8.05%) TCP/IP
8 6 (6.90%) SSL
8 6 (6.90%) LAN
8 6 (6.90%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.60%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.60%) VoIP
9 4 (4.60%) MPLS
10 3 (3.45%) LDAP
10 3 (3.45%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (2.30%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.30%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) Big Data
3 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.20%) MSI
2 4 (4.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.15%) JIRA
4 1 (1.15%) Hudson
4 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (20.69%) Banking
2 7 (8.05%) Finance
3 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.30%) Games
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) German Language
6 1 (1.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (25.29%) Administrator
2 15 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.64%) Consultant
3 11 (12.64%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (11.49%) Architect
5 7 (8.05%) Citrix Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.75%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (5.75%) Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (5.75%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Citrix Architect
9 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.30%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.34%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.30%) LAMP
3 1 (1.15%) COM
3 1 (1.15%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.20%) Thin Client
1 8 (9.20%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.75%) Clustering
3 4 (4.60%) Open Source
3 4 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.45%) Replication
5 2 (2.30%) PKI
5 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.30%) iPad
5 2 (2.30%) Online Games
6 1 (1.15%) Celerra
6 1 (1.15%) Kindle
6 1 (1.15%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.15%) Wiki
6 1 (1.15%) CCTV
6 1 (1.15%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 63 (72.41%) Windows
2 41 (47.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (32.18%) Linux
3 28 (32.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (29.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (16.09%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.34%) UNIX
6 9 (10.34%) Windows XP
7 8 (9.20%) CentOS
8 6 (6.90%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.75%) Debian
10 4 (4.60%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.60%) Windows 2000
11 3 (3.45%) Android
11 3 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) ITIL
2 14 (16.09%) Release Management
3 5 (5.75%) Migration
3 5 (5.75%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.60%) TOGAF
4 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
4 4 (4.60%) Change Control
5 3 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (2.30%) Project Management
6 2 (2.30%) Scrum
6 2 (2.30%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.30%) Kanban
6 2 (2.30%) Data Protection
6 2 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.30%) Software Distribution
6 2 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (24.14%) PowerShell
2 14 (16.09%) C
2 14 (16.09%) Shell Script
3 5 (5.75%) SQL
4 4 (4.60%) Python
5 3 (3.45%) Perl
5 3 (3.45%) PHP
6 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (13.79%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (13.79%) MCSE
3 9 (10.34%) CCA
4 6 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.75%) MCTS
5 5 (5.75%) Degree
6 4 (4.60%) MCITP
6 4 (4.60%) CCEE
6 4 (4.60%) CCEA
7 3 (3.45%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.45%) MCP
7 3 (3.45%) CCIA
7 3 (3.45%) VCP5
8 2 (2.30%) RHCSA
8 2 (2.30%) CCNA
8 2 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.15%) MCSA
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.09%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.45%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (55.17%) XenApp
2 45 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (41.38%) Active Directory
4 26 (29.89%) Hyper-V
4 26 (29.89%) XenDesktop
5 22 (25.29%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (16.09%) Oracle RMAN
6 14 (16.09%) vSphere
7 3 (3.45%) NFS
8 2 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (2.30%) Ceph
9 1 (1.15%) Postfix
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.15%) vCloud
9 1 (1.15%) KVM
9 1 (1.15%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.15%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.15%) Samba
9 1 (1.15%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 29 (33.33%) SCCM
2 17 (19.54%) Tivoli
3 15 (17.24%) SCOM
4 7 (8.05%) EdgeSight
5 4 (4.60%) HP SIM
5 4 (4.60%) Puppet
6 3 (3.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 3 (3.45%) SCVMM
6 3 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (3.45%) Nagios
7 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.30%) SCOrch
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (2.30%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.30%) Opsview
8 1 (1.15%) Ansible
8 1 (1.15%) Salt
8 1 (1.15%) SmokePing
8 1 (1.15%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 75 (86.21%) Citrix
2 59 (67.82%) VMware
3 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
4 17 (19.54%) Cisco
5 15 (17.24%) Oracle
6 14 (16.09%) LANDesk
6 14 (16.09%) HP
7 12 (13.79%) AppSense
8 11 (12.64%) NetApp
9 8 (9.20%) IBM
9 8 (9.20%) Altiris
10 5 (5.75%) Veeam
10 5 (5.75%) Splunk
10 5 (5.75%) Cyber-Ark
10 5 (5.75%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.60%) Veritas
11 4 (4.60%) Juniper
11 4 (4.60%) Sophos
12 3 (3.45%) Wyse
12 3 (3.45%) Brocade
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