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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 376 351 353
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +2
Contract jobs citing XenServer 27 44 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 2.36% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £279 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £423 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
-18.91% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.34
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £26.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +38.15%
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
2009 1862 1698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 8.23% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1184 1009
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 145 150
Average hourly rate £18.24 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -7 8 £373 +14.61% 4
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (62.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (57.38%) Windows
5 28 (45.90%) Firewall
6 27 (44.26%) Cisco
7 19 (31.15%) LAN
7 19 (31.15%) XenApp
8 18 (29.51%) Hyper-V
8 18 (29.51%) VPN
8 18 (29.51%) CheckPoint
9 17 (27.87%) WAN
9 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
9 17 (27.87%) Linux
10 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
11 15 (24.59%) DNS
11 15 (24.59%) NetScaler
11 15 (24.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (22.95%) Juniper
13 13 (21.31%) XenDesktop
14 12 (19.67%) F5
14 12 (19.67%) IIS
14 12 (19.67%) OSPF
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (18.03%) Finance
15 11 (18.03%) DHCP
15 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
15 11 (18.03%) NetApp
15 11 (18.03%) IBM

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (19.67%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) Apache
3 5 (8.20%) Confluence
3 5 (8.20%) MediaWiki
4 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.92%) nginx
6 2 (3.28%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
6 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.39%) MS Visio
3 8 (13.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project
5 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.64%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.28%) Office 365
3 1 (1.64%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 28 (45.90%) Firewall
2 19 (31.15%) LAN
3 18 (29.51%) VPN
4 17 (27.87%) WAN
5 15 (24.59%) DNS
5 15 (24.59%) NetScaler
5 15 (24.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (19.67%) OSPF
7 11 (18.03%) DHCP
7 11 (18.03%) VLAN
8 10 (16.39%) SAN
9 9 (14.75%) BGP
9 9 (14.75%) IPsec
9 9 (14.75%) Network Security
10 8 (13.11%) SSL
10 8 (13.11%) MPLS
11 7 (11.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (11.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (11.48%) BIG-IP
11 7 (11.48%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) MySQL
2 5 (8.20%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (6.56%) Big Data
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.75%) Hudson
3 5 (8.20%) Subversion
3 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.20%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) MSI
5 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.03%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (16.39%) Architect
2 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.48%) Consultant
3 7 (11.48%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 6 (9.84%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (4.92%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (4.92%) SCCM Consultant
6 3 (4.92%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.28%) Lead Architect
7 2 (3.28%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.28%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Wiki
2 4 (6.56%) PKI
2 4 (6.56%) Public Cloud
2 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.92%) Open Source
4 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.28%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.64%) iPad
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (57.38%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (11.48%) UNIX
7 5 (8.20%) CentOS
7 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.92%) Debian
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (16.39%) DevOps
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (11.48%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (9.84%) Project Management
5 5 (8.20%) Configuration Management
5 5 (8.20%) Migration
5 5 (8.20%) Build Automation
5 5 (8.20%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.56%) Data Architecture
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analytics
6 4 (6.56%) E-Discovery
6 4 (6.56%) Process Management
7 3 (4.92%) BCP
7 3 (4.92%) Service Management
7 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.28%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) PHP
2 9 (14.75%) Python
2 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
3 8 (13.11%) Ruby
3 8 (13.11%) Perl
4 3 (4.92%) C
4 3 (4.92%) Java
5 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (22.95%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (11.48%) CCSE
2 7 (11.48%) CCNP
2 7 (11.48%) CCNA
3 4 (6.56%) CCSP
3 4 (6.56%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.28%) CCAA
4 2 (3.28%) CCIA
4 2 (3.28%) CCA
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Master
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
1 3 (4.92%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (62.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (31.15%) XenApp
3 18 (29.51%) Hyper-V
4 16 (26.23%) Active Directory
5 13 (21.31%) XenDesktop
6 10 (16.39%) vSphere
7 7 (11.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (11.48%) iptables
8 5 (8.20%) Samba
8 5 (8.20%) Postfix
9 4 (6.56%) vCloud
10 3 (4.92%) ProxySG
11 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (3.28%) KVM
12 1 (1.64%) NFS
12 1 (1.64%) Xen
12 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Puppet
2 8 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (11.48%) Salt
4 5 (8.20%) ZABBIX
4 5 (8.20%) SCCM
5 4 (6.56%) Ansible
6 3 (4.92%) Nagios
6 3 (4.92%) XenMobile
6 3 (4.92%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (4.92%) Cacti
7 2 (3.28%) SCOM
7 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
7 2 (3.28%) Nessus
7 2 (3.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.64%) EdgeSight
8 1 (1.64%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) VMware
2 44 (72.13%) Citrix
3 27 (44.26%) Cisco
4 18 (29.51%) CheckPoint
5 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
6 14 (22.95%) Juniper
7 12 (19.67%) F5
8 11 (18.03%) NetApp
8 11 (18.03%) IBM
9 10 (16.39%) HP
9 10 (16.39%) Blue Coat
10 8 (13.11%) Brocade
11 7 (11.48%) Red Hat
11 7 (11.48%) Infoblox
12 6 (9.84%) EMC
13 5 (8.20%) Dell
14 4 (6.56%) CommVault
15 3 (4.92%) CA
15 3 (4.92%) Lancope
15 3 (4.92%) 3PAR
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £28.3 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago