The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 418 423 364
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -59
Contract jobs citing XenServer 21 23 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.093% 0.099% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 0.77% 1.06% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 50
Median daily rate £488 £408 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.63% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £296 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.30% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.06% +59.98%
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
2743 2162 2365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.16% 9.32% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1447 1526
Median daily rate £450 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 98 166
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 2 £263 -32.69% 2
Uxbridge - 1 £500 -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 27 (72.97%) VMware
2 26 (70.27%) Citrix
3 25 (67.57%) Linux
3 25 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (62.16%) Windows
5 16 (43.24%) Puppet
6 15 (40.54%) XenDesktop
6 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
7 14 (37.84%) Firewall
7 14 (37.84%) Apache
7 14 (37.84%) XenApp
7 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
8 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
8 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
8 13 (35.14%) iptables
8 13 (35.14%) MySQL
9 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (32.43%) CCNA
9 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
9 12 (32.43%) DevOps
10 11 (29.73%) Ubuntu
11 10 (27.03%) LAMP
11 10 (27.03%) SAN
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
11 10 (27.03%) Python
11 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (24.32%) OpenStack
12 9 (24.32%) KVM

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (37.84%) Apache
2 9 (24.32%) OpenStack
3 5 (13.51%) Confluence
3 5 (13.51%) JBoss
3 5 (13.51%) MediaWiki
3 5 (13.51%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) CloudStack
4 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.62%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.11%) Office 365
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.70%) IaaS
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (37.84%) Firewall
2 10 (27.03%) SAN
3 9 (24.32%) iSCSI
3 9 (24.32%) NAS
3 9 (24.32%) TCP/IP
3 9 (24.32%) VLAN
4 8 (21.62%) NetScaler
5 7 (18.92%) LAN
5 7 (18.92%) WAN
6 6 (16.22%) LDAP
7 5 (13.51%) VPN
8 4 (10.81%) BGP
8 4 (10.81%) EIGRP
8 4 (10.81%) IPsec
8 4 (10.81%) IPv6
8 4 (10.81%) Network Security
8 4 (10.81%) OSPF
9 2 (5.41%) DNS
10 1 (2.70%) DHCP
10 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) JIRA
3 5 (13.51%) Hudson
3 5 (13.51%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Banking
2 1 (2.70%) Law
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (5.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) LAMP
2 8 (21.62%) libvirt
2 8 (21.62%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.41%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Computer Science
2 8 (21.62%) Client/Server
2 8 (21.62%) Private Cloud
3 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
4 5 (13.51%) Clustering
4 5 (13.51%) Wiki
5 3 (8.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 23 (62.16%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (29.73%) Ubuntu
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (27.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (18.92%) CentOS
8 5 (13.51%) Debian
9 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
9 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (5.41%) Unix
10 1 (2.70%) VMS
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
2 12 (32.43%) DevOps
3 10 (27.03%) Configuration Management
4 9 (24.32%) Open Source
5 8 (21.62%) Kernel Tuning
6 7 (18.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (16.22%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (16.22%) High Availability
8 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.41%) Database Theory
9 2 (5.41%) Migration
9 2 (5.41%) Relational Database Theory
9 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.70%) Document Management
10 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.70%) ITIL
10 1 (2.70%) SOA
10 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.70%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
2 10 (27.03%) Python
3 7 (18.92%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) Perl
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) CCNA
1 12 (32.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCNP
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
2 8 (21.62%) RHCA
2 8 (21.62%) RHCE
2 8 (21.62%) RHCSA
3 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) CCA
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 25 (67.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (40.54%) XenDesktop
3 14 (37.84%) XenApp
4 13 (35.14%) iptables
5 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
6 9 (24.32%) KVM
7 8 (21.62%) NFS
8 5 (13.51%) Postfix
8 5 (13.51%) Samba
9 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
10 3 (8.11%) VMware ESX
11 2 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (5.41%) vSphere
12 1 (2.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (2.70%) MetaFrame
12 1 (2.70%) vCloud
12 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Puppet
2 8 (21.62%) HAProxy
2 8 (21.62%) SCCM
3 5 (13.51%) ZABBIX
4 3 (8.11%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (72.97%) VMware
2 26 (70.27%) Citrix
3 8 (21.62%) Red Hat
4 5 (13.51%) Cisco
4 5 (13.51%) HP
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
7 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
7 2 (5.41%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) Altiris
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) hybris
8 1 (2.70%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Rackspace
8 1 (2.70%) SAP