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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 389 368 357
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -11
Contract jobs citing XenServer 18 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 0.82% 1.92% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 43
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£400 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £400 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.21% -21.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +120.00%
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
2183 2085 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.26% 8.84% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1304 1155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 143 160
Average hourly rate £17.99 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -25 4 £400 +33.33% 1
Chessington - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 47 (87.04%) Citrix
2 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 34 (62.96%) VMware
3 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 22 (40.74%) NetScaler
5 21 (38.89%) XenApp
5 21 (38.89%) Firewall
6 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
6 20 (37.04%) Cisco
7 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
8 16 (29.63%) VPN
9 15 (27.78%) LAN
9 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
9 15 (27.78%) XenDesktop
10 14 (25.93%) WAN
11 13 (24.07%) DNS
11 13 (24.07%) VLAN
11 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 12 (22.22%) SQL
12 12 (22.22%) IIS
12 12 (22.22%) Finance
13 11 (20.37%) PHP
13 11 (20.37%) Python
13 11 (20.37%) DHCP
13 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
14 10 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
14 10 (18.52%) IBM
14 10 (18.52%) Juniper
14 10 (18.52%) SAN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (22.22%) IIS
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) Apache
3 3 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.70%) MediaWiki
4 2 (3.70%) OpenStack
4 2 (3.70%) nginx
4 2 (3.70%) Confluence
4 2 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS Visio
2 10 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.56%) MS Office
4 2 (3.70%) Acrobat
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project
5 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.85%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) NetScaler
2 21 (38.89%) Firewall
3 16 (29.63%) VPN
4 15 (27.78%) LAN
5 14 (25.93%) WAN
6 13 (24.07%) DNS
6 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (24.07%) VLAN
7 11 (20.37%) DHCP
8 10 (18.52%) SAN
9 8 (14.81%) MPLS
9 8 (14.81%) SSL
10 7 (12.96%) Internet
10 7 (12.96%) HTTP
10 7 (12.96%) BGP
10 7 (12.96%) IPsec
11 6 (11.11%) Network Security
11 6 (11.11%) Ethernet
12 5 (9.26%) SNMP
13 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
2 6 (11.11%) Hudson
3 2 (3.70%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Architect
1 10 (18.52%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (12.96%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Consultant
5 3 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Lead Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Network Manager
6 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (1.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) PKI
2 5 (9.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (7.41%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.70%) Wiki
5 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.85%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.85%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 34 (62.96%) Windows
2 10 (18.52%) Linux
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
4 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) UNIX
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.70%) Debian
7 2 (3.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (3.70%) CentOS
8 1 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.85%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (12.96%) DevOps
3 6 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.26%) Migration
4 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.26%) Project Management
4 5 (9.26%) Open Source
5 4 (7.41%) Data Architecture
5 4 (7.41%) E-Discovery
5 4 (7.41%) Analytics
5 4 (7.41%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Process Management
5 4 (7.41%) Data Analytics
6 3 (5.56%) BCP
6 3 (5.56%) Change Management
6 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.70%) Software Distribution
7 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) Python
2 11 (20.37%) PHP
3 7 (12.96%) Bash Shell
4 6 (11.11%) Perl
4 6 (11.11%) Ruby
5 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) VBScript
7 1 (1.85%) C
7 1 (1.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (11.11%) CCNA
2 6 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (5.56%) CCA
3 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) CCAA
3 3 (5.56%) CCIA
4 2 (3.70%) CCNP
4 2 (3.70%) CCSE
4 2 (3.70%) MOS
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.85%) MCITP
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) CCEE
5 1 (1.85%) CCEA
5 1 (1.85%) MCP
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) MCSA
5 1 (1.85%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (38.89%) XenApp
3 20 (37.04%) Active Directory
4 15 (27.78%) XenDesktop
5 11 (20.37%) Hyper-V
6 9 (16.67%) vSphere
7 6 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (9.26%) ProxySG
9 4 (7.41%) vCloud
9 4 (7.41%) iptables
10 3 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (3.70%) MetaFrame
11 2 (3.70%) Samba
11 2 (3.70%) VMware ESX
11 2 (3.70%) KVM
11 2 (3.70%) Postfix
11 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.85%) Xen
12 1 (1.85%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Puppet
2 6 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (9.26%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (9.26%) XenMobile
3 5 (9.26%) Cacti
3 5 (9.26%) Nagios
3 5 (9.26%) SCCM
3 5 (9.26%) Salt
4 4 (7.41%) Ansible
5 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 2 (3.70%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.70%) ZABBIX
5 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
5 2 (3.70%) Nessus
5 2 (3.70%) WMI
5 2 (3.70%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 47 (87.04%) Citrix
2 34 (62.96%) VMware
3 20 (37.04%) Cisco
4 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
5 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
6 10 (18.52%) IBM
6 10 (18.52%) Juniper
7 9 (16.67%) HP
7 9 (16.67%) NetApp
8 8 (14.81%) Brocade
9 7 (12.96%) Blue Coat
9 7 (12.96%) F5
10 5 (9.26%) Dell
10 5 (9.26%) EMC
10 5 (9.26%) CA
10 5 (9.26%) Lancope
11 4 (7.41%) CommVault
11 4 (7.41%) Red Hat
11 4 (7.41%) AppSense
12 3 (5.56%) 3PAR
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