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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 366 366 328
Rank change year-on-year
0 -38
Contract jobs citing XenServer 34 39 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 1.82% 2.21% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 39
Average daily rate
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£425 £345 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -23.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £291 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £23.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+32.25% -5.10%
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
1865 1766 1690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.64% 7.80% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1224 1052 1025
Average daily rate £413 £388 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 140 155
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £38.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%

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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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 +14 7 £400 +14.28% 1
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Chessington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Brentford - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 43 (75.44%) VMware
2 40 (70.18%) Citrix
3 36 (63.16%) Windows
4 32 (56.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (40.35%) XenApp
6 22 (38.60%) Firewall
7 18 (31.58%) Linux
7 18 (31.58%) DNS
7 18 (31.58%) Cisco
7 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
10 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (24.56%) LAN
10 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (22.81%) XenDesktop
11 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
11 13 (22.81%) OSPF
12 12 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
12 12 (21.05%) WAN
12 12 (21.05%) DHCP
12 12 (21.05%) SCCM
12 12 (21.05%) DevOps
12 12 (21.05%) Puppet
13 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
13 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (17.54%) NetScaler
14 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
14 10 (17.54%) Hudson

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 7 (12.28%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.53%) Apache
2 6 (10.53%) Confluence
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (10.53%) MediaWiki
3 5 (8.77%) IIS
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (7.02%) nginx
5 3 (5.26%) Lync
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
7 1 (1.75%) JBoss
7 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.51%) MS Project
4 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (38.60%) Firewall
2 18 (31.58%) DNS
3 14 (24.56%) LAN
4 13 (22.81%) OSPF
5 12 (21.05%) WAN
5 12 (21.05%) DHCP
6 10 (17.54%) VPN
6 10 (17.54%) NetScaler
7 9 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (14.04%) BGP
8 8 (14.04%) IPsec
9 7 (12.28%) BIG-IP
9 7 (12.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (12.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (12.28%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (12.28%) SAN
10 6 (10.53%) IPv6
10 6 (10.53%) LDAP
10 6 (10.53%) Network Security
10 6 (10.53%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (8.77%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 10 (17.54%) Hudson
3 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 6 (10.53%) Subversion
4 6 (10.53%) JIRA
5 2 (3.51%) MSI
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.51%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 6 (10.53%) Consultant
3 6 (10.53%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) SCCM Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) SCCM Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Data Centre Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) LAMP
1 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.75%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Wiki
2 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) iPad
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.75%) Open Source
5 1 (1.75%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 36 (63.16%) Windows
2 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 18 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (24.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (12.28%) UNIX
6 6 (10.53%) CentOS
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
8 4 (7.02%) Debian
9 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.51%) Android
10 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) DevOps
2 11 (19.30%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (14.04%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 6 (10.53%) Build Automation
6 4 (7.02%) Change Control
6 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.26%) Project Management
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Database Theory
7 3 (5.26%) Relational Database Theory
8 2 (3.51%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
9 1 (1.75%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.75%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.54%) Bash Shell
2 9 (15.79%) Perl
2 9 (15.79%) Ruby
3 8 (14.04%) Python
3 8 (14.04%) PHP
4 7 (12.28%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.02%) SQL
5 4 (7.02%) C
5 4 (7.02%) Java
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.28%) CCNP
2 7 (12.28%) CCNA
2 7 (12.28%) CCSE
3 5 (8.77%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.02%) CCA
4 4 (7.02%) CCSP
4 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (7.02%) Degree
5 3 (5.26%) MCITP
5 3 (5.26%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.26%) MCSE
5 3 (5.26%) CCEA
5 3 (5.26%) VCP5
6 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) CCAA
6 1 (1.75%) CCIA
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (56.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (40.35%) XenApp
3 14 (24.56%) Active Directory
4 13 (22.81%) Hyper-V
4 13 (22.81%) XenDesktop
5 12 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (10.53%) Postfix
6 6 (10.53%) Samba
6 6 (10.53%) iptables
7 4 (7.02%) vSphere
8 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.75%) vCloud
8 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.75%) ProxySG
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.75%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) SCCM
1 12 (21.05%) Puppet
2 10 (17.54%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (15.79%) SCOM
4 8 (14.04%) Salt
5 6 (10.53%) ZABBIX
6 5 (8.77%) Ansible
7 3 (5.26%) HP SIM
8 2 (3.51%) SCOrch
8 2 (3.51%) XenMobile
8 2 (3.51%) Cacti
8 2 (3.51%) SCVMM
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (3.51%) Nagios
8 2 (3.51%) Nessus
9 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.75%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.75%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) VMware
2 40 (70.18%) Citrix
3 18 (31.58%) Cisco
4 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 10 (17.54%) HP
6 9 (15.79%) CheckPoint
7 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
7 8 (14.04%) AppSense
7 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
7 8 (14.04%) F5
8 7 (12.28%) Infoblox
8 7 (12.28%) NetApp
9 6 (10.53%) Juniper
10 5 (8.77%) EMC
11 4 (7.02%) Altiris
12 3 (5.26%) Veritas
12 3 (5.26%) Sophos
12 3 (5.26%) Dell
12 3 (5.26%) IBM
13 2 (3.51%) 3PAR