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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 360 368 345
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -23
Contract jobs citing XenServer 60 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.26% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 2.64% 3.09% 3.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 45 39
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £155 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
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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
2271 2135 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.27% 8.49% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1319 1146
Average daily rate £388 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 151 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +39 23 £300 +76.47% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
Hayes - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 92 (89.32%) Citrix
2 81 (78.64%) Windows
3 60 (58.25%) Microsoft
3 60 (58.25%) VMware
4 59 (57.28%) XenApp
5 50 (48.54%) Active Directory
6 49 (47.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 48 (46.60%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (41.75%) SCCM
9 36 (34.95%) NetScaler
10 32 (31.07%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (29.13%) Hyper-V
12 29 (28.16%) Linux
13 28 (27.18%) XenDesktop
14 27 (26.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (22.33%) ITIL
17 20 (19.42%) Cisco
17 20 (19.42%) Banking
18 19 (18.45%) Tivoli
19 18 (17.48%) HP
19 18 (17.48%) SAN
19 18 (17.48%) PowerShell
19 18 (17.48%) SCOM
20 17 (16.50%) WebSphere
20 17 (16.50%) Oracle
20 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
21 16 (15.53%) WebLogic
21 16 (15.53%) C
21 16 (15.53%) JBoss

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (16.50%) WebSphere
2 16 (15.53%) WebLogic
2 16 (15.53%) Tomcat
2 16 (15.53%) GlassFish
3 11 (10.68%) MS Exchange
4 9 (8.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.85%) SharePoint
7 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.88%) OpenStack
7 4 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (2.91%) IIS
9 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.88%) Office 365
2 3 (2.91%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (34.95%) NetScaler
2 18 (17.48%) SAN
3 12 (11.65%) VLAN
4 10 (9.71%) WAN
4 10 (9.71%) Firewall
5 9 (8.74%) VPN
5 9 (8.74%) DNS
6 8 (7.77%) LAN
7 7 (6.80%) iSCSI
7 7 (6.80%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.83%) SSL
8 6 (5.83%) DHCP
9 4 (3.88%) VoIP
9 4 (3.88%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.88%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (2.91%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (2.91%) MPLS
10 3 (2.91%) LDAP
11 2 (1.94%) SMTP
11 2 (1.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.97%) Big Data
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MSI
2 3 (2.91%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) InstallShield
General
1 20 (19.42%) Banking
2 8 (7.77%) Finance
3 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.91%) Games
4 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.97%) German Language
5 1 (0.97%) Law
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (27.18%) Administrator
2 19 (18.45%) Citrix Engineer
3 16 (15.53%) Architect
3 16 (15.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (9.71%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (9.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (7.77%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (6.80%) Citrix Administrator
7 7 (6.80%) Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Citrix Consultant
8 6 (5.83%) Citrix Support
9 5 (4.85%) Analyst
9 5 (4.85%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (3.88%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Deployment Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Citrix Architect
11 3 (2.91%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (2.91%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.97%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.71%) Clustering
2 6 (5.83%) PKI
2 6 (5.83%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Open Source
4 4 (3.88%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.91%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.91%) Online Games
5 3 (2.91%) Replication
5 3 (2.91%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.97%) Kindle
7 1 (0.97%) FMCG
7 1 (0.97%) Celerra
7 1 (0.97%) CCTV
7 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.97%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 81 (78.64%) Windows
2 49 (47.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (31.07%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (28.16%) Linux
5 24 (23.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (14.56%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.80%) CentOS
7 7 (6.80%) Windows XP
7 7 (6.80%) UNIX
8 4 (3.88%) Windows 2000
8 4 (3.88%) Debian
8 4 (3.88%) Ubuntu
8 4 (3.88%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.97%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (22.33%) ITIL
2 16 (15.53%) Release Management
3 9 (8.74%) Migration
4 6 (5.83%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (4.85%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.88%) Project Management
6 4 (3.88%) TOGAF
7 3 (2.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (2.91%) Kanban
7 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (2.91%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.91%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.91%) Scrum
7 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.94%) Change Management
8 2 (1.94%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.94%) Workflow
8 2 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.94%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 18 (17.48%) PowerShell
2 16 (15.53%) C
2 16 (15.53%) Shell Script
3 8 (7.77%) SQL
4 3 (2.91%) Python
5 2 (1.94%) Perl
5 2 (1.94%) PHP
6 1 (0.97%) VBScript
6 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (14.56%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (12.62%) MCSE
3 10 (9.71%) MCP
4 8 (7.77%) CCEE
5 7 (6.80%) CCA
6 6 (5.83%) CCEA
6 6 (5.83%) MCTS
7 3 (2.91%) CCIA
7 3 (2.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.94%) MCSA
8 2 (1.94%) Degree
8 2 (1.94%) MCITP
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.97%) VTSP
9 1 (0.97%) CCNA
9 1 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.53%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.94%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 59 (57.28%) XenApp
2 50 (48.54%) Active Directory
3 48 (46.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (29.13%) Hyper-V
5 28 (27.18%) XenDesktop
6 27 (26.21%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (15.53%) Oracle RMAN
8 12 (11.65%) vSphere
9 5 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (4.85%) Xen
10 4 (3.88%) NFS
11 2 (1.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 1 (0.97%) KVM
12 1 (0.97%) vCloud
12 1 (0.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.97%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.97%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 43 (41.75%) SCCM
2 19 (18.45%) Tivoli
3 18 (17.48%) SCOM
4 4 (3.88%) Nagios
5 3 (2.91%) Opsview
5 3 (2.91%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.91%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 3 (2.91%) Puppet
5 3 (2.91%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.97%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.97%) Cacti
6 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 92 (89.32%) Citrix
2 60 (58.25%) Microsoft
2 60 (58.25%) VMware
3 20 (19.42%) Cisco
4 18 (17.48%) HP
5 17 (16.50%) Oracle
6 16 (15.53%) JBoss
6 16 (15.53%) LANDesk
7 15 (14.56%) AppSense
8 8 (7.77%) NetApp
8 8 (7.77%) EMC
9 7 (6.80%) IBM
10 6 (5.83%) Splunk
11 4 (3.88%) CheckPoint
11 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.88%) Veeam
12 3 (2.91%) Cyber-Ark
12 3 (2.91%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.91%) Brocade
12 3 (2.91%) Altiris
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