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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 372 362 345
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -17
Contract jobs citing XenServer 38 53 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 2.74% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 36
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£425 £325 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -24.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £293 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.07% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.34
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
1940 1935 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.70% 7.99% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1167 1061
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 146 161
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 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +6 9 £345 +6.15% 2
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Chessington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Brentford - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 45 (73.77%) VMware
2 44 (72.13%) Citrix
3 36 (59.02%) Windows
4 35 (57.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (42.62%) XenApp
6 23 (37.70%) Firewall
7 20 (32.79%) Cisco
8 17 (27.87%) DNS
8 17 (27.87%) Linux
9 16 (26.23%) XenDesktop
9 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (24.59%) LAN
10 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
10 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
11 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
12 13 (21.31%) WAN
12 13 (21.31%) OSPF
13 12 (19.67%) Finance
13 12 (19.67%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (19.67%) HP
13 12 (19.67%) VPN
13 12 (19.67%) NetScaler
13 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (19.67%) DevOps
14 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
14 11 (18.03%) Puppet
14 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (11.48%) IIS
1 7 (11.48%) Apache
2 6 (9.84%) Confluence
2 6 (9.84%) MediaWiki
3 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.56%) nginx
4 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.28%) Lync
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.20%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (37.70%) Firewall
2 17 (27.87%) DNS
3 15 (24.59%) LAN
4 13 (21.31%) WAN
4 13 (21.31%) OSPF
5 12 (19.67%) NetScaler
5 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (19.67%) VPN
6 11 (18.03%) DHCP
7 10 (16.39%) SAN
8 9 (14.75%) Network Security
9 8 (13.11%) BGP
9 8 (13.11%) IPsec
10 7 (11.48%) BIG-IP
10 7 (11.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (11.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (11.48%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (9.84%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (9.84%) EIGRP
11 6 (9.84%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) MySQL
1 6 (9.84%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Big Data
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
2 10 (16.39%) Hudson
3 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.84%) Subversion
4 6 (9.84%) JIRA
5 2 (3.28%) MSI
6 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) Consultant
2 8 (13.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (13.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (8.20%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Architect
5 4 (6.56%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Data Centre Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (3.28%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) LAMP
3 1 (1.64%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Wiki
2 3 (4.92%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.92%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.92%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.92%) Public Cloud
2 3 (4.92%) PKI
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
3 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Open Source
4 1 (1.64%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 36 (59.02%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (24.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.48%) UNIX
7 6 (9.84%) CentOS
7 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
9 4 (6.56%) Debian
10 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.28%) Android
11 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) DevOps
2 11 (18.03%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (13.11%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (11.48%) ITIL
5 6 (9.84%) Configuration Management
5 6 (9.84%) Build Automation
6 5 (8.20%) Project Management
6 5 (8.20%) Migration
7 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Process Management
7 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analytics
7 3 (4.92%) Analytics
7 3 (4.92%) E-Discovery
7 3 (4.92%) Change Control
7 3 (4.92%) Database Theory
7 3 (4.92%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) Bash Shell
2 9 (14.75%) Ruby
2 9 (14.75%) Perl
3 8 (13.11%) PHP
3 8 (13.11%) Python
4 6 (9.84%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) Java
5 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.92%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.48%) CCNP
2 7 (11.48%) CCNA
2 7 (11.48%) CCSE
3 6 (9.84%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (6.56%) CCA
4 4 (6.56%) CCSP
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.28%) MCITP
6 2 (3.28%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) CCAA
6 2 (3.28%) CCIA
6 2 (3.28%) CCEA
6 2 (3.28%) MCSE
6 2 (3.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.28%) VCP5
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (57.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (42.62%) XenApp
3 16 (26.23%) XenDesktop
4 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
4 14 (22.95%) Active Directory
5 12 (19.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (11.48%) iptables
7 6 (9.84%) vSphere
7 6 (9.84%) Samba
7 6 (9.84%) Postfix
8 3 (4.92%) vCloud
9 2 (3.28%) KVM
9 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.64%) NFS
10 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
10 1 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Puppet
2 10 (16.39%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (16.39%) SCCM
3 8 (13.11%) Salt
4 7 (11.48%) SCOM
5 6 (9.84%) ZABBIX
6 5 (8.20%) Ansible
7 3 (4.92%) XenMobile
8 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
8 2 (3.28%) Nessus
8 2 (3.28%) HP SIM
8 2 (3.28%) SCVMM
8 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.64%) Nagios
9 1 (1.64%) Cacti
9 1 (1.64%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.64%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) VMware
2 44 (72.13%) Citrix
3 20 (32.79%) Cisco
4 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.67%) HP
6 11 (18.03%) CheckPoint
7 10 (16.39%) NetApp
7 10 (16.39%) F5
8 8 (13.11%) Blue Coat
8 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
8 8 (13.11%) Juniper
9 7 (11.48%) Infoblox
10 6 (9.84%) EMC
10 6 (9.84%) IBM
10 6 (9.84%) AppSense
11 4 (6.56%) Dell
12 3 (4.92%) Altiris
12 3 (4.92%) CommVault
12 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
12 3 (4.92%) Brocade
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