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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 397 385 367
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing XenServer 17 43 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.073% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.80% 1.94% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 32 46
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£390 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £385
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.49 £27.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+61.78% +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
2116 2213 2118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.10% 9.14% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1385 1272
Average daily rate £390 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 156 162
Average hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £13.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.71%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -16 5 £400 +33.33% 2
Chessington - 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 42 (89.36%) Citrix
2 32 (68.09%) Windows
3 26 (55.32%) VMware
3 26 (55.32%) NetScaler
4 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (48.94%) XenApp
4 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
5 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
6 17 (36.17%) XenDesktop
7 16 (34.04%) Cisco
8 15 (31.91%) VPN
8 15 (31.91%) Firewall
9 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
10 13 (27.66%) SQL
10 13 (27.66%) VLAN
11 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
11 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
11 12 (25.53%) Finance
12 11 (23.40%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (23.40%) IIS
12 11 (23.40%) ITIL
13 10 (21.28%) LAN
13 10 (21.28%) WAN
13 10 (21.28%) Juniper
13 10 (21.28%) SAN
13 10 (21.28%) IBM
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (19.15%) vSphere
14 9 (19.15%) Brocade
14 9 (19.15%) MPLS

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 11 (23.40%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.26%) Apache
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.26%) Lync
3 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.13%) MediaWiki
4 1 (2.13%) nginx
4 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (19.15%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.51%) MS Office
5 2 (4.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.13%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (55.32%) NetScaler
2 15 (31.91%) Firewall
2 15 (31.91%) VPN
3 13 (27.66%) VLAN
4 10 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (21.28%) LAN
4 10 (21.28%) WAN
4 10 (21.28%) SAN
5 9 (19.15%) MPLS
5 9 (19.15%) DNS
5 9 (19.15%) SSL
5 9 (19.15%) DHCP
6 8 (17.02%) Ethernet
6 8 (17.02%) Internet
7 7 (14.89%) HTTP
8 6 (12.77%) SNMP
8 6 (12.77%) BGP
8 6 (12.77%) IPsec
9 5 (10.64%) Network Security
10 4 (8.51%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) MySQL
2 4 (8.51%) Big Data
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
1 1 (2.13%) JIRA
1 1 (2.13%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.13%) Hudson
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 3 (6.38%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Citrix Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Architect
3 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Wintel Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.64%) PKI
2 5 (10.64%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.51%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
4 1 (2.13%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (14.89%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Linux
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.13%) Debian
6 1 (2.13%) Ubuntu
6 1 (2.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Service Management
2 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (10.64%) Migration
2 5 (10.64%) Load Balancing
2 5 (10.64%) Open Source
3 4 (8.51%) Data Architecture
3 4 (8.51%) E-Discovery
3 4 (8.51%) Analytics
3 4 (8.51%) Process Management
3 4 (8.51%) Data Analytics
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Change Management
4 3 (6.38%) BCP
4 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.26%) Software Distribution
5 2 (4.26%) Network Management
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.26%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Python
2 6 (12.77%) PHP
3 5 (10.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) VBScript
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (6.38%) CCA
2 3 (6.38%) CCAA
2 3 (6.38%) CCIA
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MOS
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.13%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.13%) CCEE
4 1 (2.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) MCSA
4 1 (2.13%) CCNA
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certified Master
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 1 (2.13%) CCEA
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
1 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (48.94%) Active Directory
1 23 (48.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (48.94%) XenApp
2 17 (36.17%) XenDesktop
3 12 (25.53%) Hyper-V
4 9 (19.15%) vSphere
5 6 (12.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (10.64%) ProxySG
7 4 (8.51%) vCloud
8 3 (6.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (6.38%) iptables
9 2 (4.26%) KVM
9 2 (4.26%) MetaFrame
9 2 (4.26%) VMware ESX
10 1 (2.13%) NFS
10 1 (2.13%) Samba
10 1 (2.13%) Xen
10 1 (2.13%) Postfix
10 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
1 7 (14.89%) XenMobile
2 5 (10.64%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (10.64%) Cacti
2 5 (10.64%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.26%) Nessus
3 2 (4.26%) WMI
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
3 2 (4.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (4.26%) EdgeSight
4 1 (2.13%) Ansible
4 1 (2.13%) Salt
4 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.13%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.13%) SCOM
4 1 (2.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 42 (89.36%) Citrix
2 26 (55.32%) VMware
3 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.04%) Cisco
5 14 (29.79%) CheckPoint
6 10 (21.28%) IBM
6 10 (21.28%) Juniper
7 9 (19.15%) Brocade
8 7 (14.89%) HP
9 6 (12.77%) AppSense
10 5 (10.64%) Blue Coat
10 5 (10.64%) F5
10 5 (10.64%) Lancope
10 5 (10.64%) NetApp
10 5 (10.64%) CA
11 4 (8.51%) CommVault
11 4 (8.51%) Dell
12 3 (6.38%) Red Hat
12 3 (6.38%) Altiris
13 2 (4.26%) Google
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago