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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 373 348 376
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Contract jobs citing XenServer 53 72 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 2.43% 3.27% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 22
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£395 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-38.88% -
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
2177 2200 1912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.68% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1355 1136
Average daily rate £390 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 153
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £30.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 October 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 October 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 +26 19 £305 -12.85% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Bromley - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 82 (88.17%) Citrix
2 69 (74.19%) Windows
3 60 (64.52%) VMware
4 50 (53.76%) Microsoft
5 48 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 48 (51.61%) XenApp
6 40 (43.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (41.94%) Active Directory
8 36 (38.71%) NetScaler
9 33 (35.48%) Linux
10 32 (34.41%) SCCM
11 28 (30.11%) ITIL
12 25 (26.88%) Microsoft App-V
12 25 (26.88%) XenDesktop
13 24 (25.81%) PowerShell
13 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 23 (24.73%) Hyper-V
14 23 (24.73%) Banking
15 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (23.66%) Tivoli
16 20 (21.51%) Oracle
16 20 (21.51%) Tomcat
16 20 (21.51%) WebSphere
17 19 (20.43%) GlassFish
17 19 (20.43%) LANDesk
17 19 (20.43%) Release Management
17 19 (20.43%) Oracle RMAN
17 19 (20.43%) JBoss
17 19 (20.43%) C
17 19 (20.43%) WebLogic

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 20 (21.51%) Tomcat
1 20 (21.51%) WebSphere
2 19 (20.43%) GlassFish
2 19 (20.43%) WebLogic
2 19 (20.43%) JBoss
3 15 (16.13%) MS Exchange
4 12 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (11.83%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (4.30%) IIS
8 4 (4.30%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.15%) Apache
9 2 (2.15%) Lync
10 1 (1.08%) nginx
10 1 (1.08%) Confluence
10 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.08%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 12 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.38%) Office 365
2 3 (3.23%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (38.71%) NetScaler
2 16 (17.20%) SAN
3 13 (13.98%) DNS
4 10 (10.75%) WAN
4 10 (10.75%) VPN
4 10 (10.75%) Firewall
4 10 (10.75%) VLAN
5 8 (8.60%) DHCP
6 7 (7.53%) LAN
6 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
6 7 (7.53%) iSCSI
7 6 (6.45%) SSL
8 4 (4.30%) VoIP
8 4 (4.30%) LDAP
8 4 (4.30%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (4.30%) MPLS
9 3 (3.23%) BGP
9 3 (3.23%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (2.15%) IPsec
10 2 (2.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) MSI
2 4 (4.30%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.23%) Subversion
4 1 (1.08%) JIRA
4 1 (1.08%) Hudson
4 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (24.73%) Banking
2 6 (6.45%) Finance
3 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.23%) Games
5 1 (1.08%) Publishing
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Administrator
2 12 (12.90%) Architect
3 11 (11.83%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Citrix Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Consultant
7 6 (6.45%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.45%) Citrix Administrator
8 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.38%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (5.38%) Citrix Support
9 4 (4.30%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.30%) Citrix Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Analyst
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.23%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.53%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.15%) LAMP
3 1 (1.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Clustering
2 5 (5.38%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.38%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.38%) Open Source
3 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.30%) PKI
4 3 (3.23%) Replication
4 3 (3.23%) Online Games
5 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.08%) Wiki
6 1 (1.08%) CCTV
6 1 (1.08%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.08%) Celerra
6 1 (1.08%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 69 (74.19%) Windows
2 40 (43.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (35.48%) Linux
4 24 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (23.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (15.05%) Windows 7
7 9 (9.68%) CentOS
8 8 (8.60%) UNIX
8 8 (8.60%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.38%) Debian
9 5 (5.38%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.30%) Windows Vista
10 4 (4.30%) Windows 2000
10 4 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) ITIL
2 19 (20.43%) Release Management
3 7 (7.53%) Migration
4 6 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.30%) Project Management
6 4 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.30%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (3.23%) Scrum
7 3 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.23%) Kanban
7 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.15%) Software Distribution
8 2 (2.15%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.15%) Change Control
8 2 (2.15%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.15%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.81%) PowerShell
2 19 (20.43%) C
2 19 (20.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (7.53%) SQL
4 4 (4.30%) Python
5 3 (3.23%) Perl
5 3 (3.23%) PHP
6 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) Java
7 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (13.98%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (13.98%) MCSE
3 8 (8.60%) CCA
4 7 (7.53%) MCP
5 6 (6.45%) CCEE
6 5 (5.38%) MCTS
7 4 (4.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.30%) CCEA
8 3 (3.23%) CCIA
8 3 (3.23%) Degree
9 2 (2.15%) MCITP
9 2 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (2.15%) CCNA
10 1 (1.08%) MCSA
10 1 (1.08%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certified Master
10 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certified Architect
10 1 (1.08%) VCP5
10 1 (1.08%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.43%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (51.61%) VMware Infrastructure
1 48 (51.61%) XenApp
2 39 (41.94%) Active Directory
3 25 (26.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (26.88%) XenDesktop
4 23 (24.73%) Hyper-V
5 19 (20.43%) Oracle RMAN
6 12 (12.90%) vSphere
7 4 (4.30%) NFS
8 3 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (2.15%) Xen
9 2 (2.15%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.15%) Ceph
10 1 (1.08%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.08%) MetaFrame
10 1 (1.08%) Samba
10 1 (1.08%) Postfix
10 1 (1.08%) vCloud
10 1 (1.08%) KVM
Systems Management
1 32 (34.41%) SCCM
2 22 (23.66%) Tivoli
3 14 (15.05%) SCOM
4 5 (5.38%) Puppet
4 5 (5.38%) Nagios
5 3 (3.23%) Opsview
5 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (3.23%) Cobbler
5 3 (3.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (3.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (2.15%) Cacti
6 2 (2.15%) HP SIM
6 2 (2.15%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.08%) ZABBIX
7 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.08%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.08%) SmokePing
7 1 (1.08%) Salt
Vendors
1 82 (88.17%) Citrix
2 60 (64.52%) VMware
3 50 (53.76%) Microsoft
4 20 (21.51%) Oracle
5 19 (20.43%) LANDesk
6 17 (18.28%) Cisco
7 14 (15.05%) HP
8 10 (10.75%) NetApp
8 10 (10.75%) AppSense
9 8 (8.60%) IBM
10 6 (6.45%) Splunk
10 6 (6.45%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (5.38%) Veeam
11 5 (5.38%) Altiris
11 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (4.30%) CheckPoint
12 4 (4.30%) Juniper
13 3 (3.23%) Dell
13 3 (3.23%) Veritas
13 3 (3.23%) Brocade
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