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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 368 360 334
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing XenServer 26 37 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.39% 1.94% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 29
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £396 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.95% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -90.74%
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
1873 1904 1636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.92% 8.71% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1184 937
Average daily rate £400 £378 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.96% +4.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 110 211
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -16.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.25 £24.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +3 2 £425 +88.88% 8
Barnet - - - -
Brentford - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
Wembley - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - - 1
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 60 (75.95%) Citrix
2 55 (69.62%) VMware
3 53 (67.09%) Windows
4 42 (53.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 42 (53.16%) XenApp
5 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
6 33 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
8 27 (34.18%) NetScaler
9 26 (32.91%) SCCM
10 25 (31.65%) Hyper-V
10 25 (31.65%) Linux
11 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (30.38%) XenDesktop
12 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
13 21 (26.58%) Microsoft App-V
14 20 (25.32%) Cisco
15 16 (20.25%) DNS
15 16 (20.25%) SAN
15 16 (20.25%) ITIL
15 16 (20.25%) Firewall
16 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
16 13 (16.46%) HP
17 12 (15.19%) VPN
17 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
17 12 (15.19%) AppSense
17 12 (15.19%) SCOM
17 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
18 11 (13.92%) Banking
18 11 (13.92%) WAN

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 13 (16.46%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (12.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.13%) WebSphere
3 8 (10.13%) Tomcat
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.86%) WebLogic
4 7 (8.86%) JBoss
4 7 (8.86%) GlassFish
5 6 (7.59%) IIS
6 5 (6.33%) Apache
6 5 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (5.06%) MediaWiki
7 4 (5.06%) OpenStack
7 4 (5.06%) Confluence
7 4 (5.06%) Lync
7 4 (5.06%) SharePoint
8 2 (2.53%) nginx
9 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Office 365
1 3 (3.80%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) NetScaler
2 16 (20.25%) Firewall
2 16 (20.25%) DNS
2 16 (20.25%) SAN
3 12 (15.19%) VPN
4 11 (13.92%) WAN
5 10 (12.66%) DHCP
6 9 (11.39%) LAN
6 9 (11.39%) OSPF
7 7 (8.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (8.86%) VLAN
8 6 (7.59%) BGP
8 6 (7.59%) SSL
9 5 (6.33%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (6.33%) IPsec
9 5 (6.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (6.33%) BIG-IP
10 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.53%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) Big Data
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MSI
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.06%) Hudson
3 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.06%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) JIRA
General
1 11 (13.92%) Banking
2 7 (8.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Publishing
5 1 (1.27%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Administrator
2 15 (18.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Consultant
4 10 (12.66%) Architect
5 7 (8.86%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (7.59%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (6.33%) Citrix Consultant
7 5 (6.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) Wintel Engineer
7 5 (6.33%) SCCM Consultant
8 4 (5.06%) Citrix Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (3.80%) Network Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.53%) Developer
10 2 (2.53%) Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.53%) LAMP
3 1 (1.27%) COM
3 1 (1.27%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Thin Client
1 8 (10.13%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Wiki
3 4 (5.06%) Open Source
4 3 (3.80%) Replication
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) iPad
6 1 (1.27%) Kindle
6 1 (1.27%) Celerra
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (67.09%) Windows
2 33 (41.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (31.65%) Linux
4 24 (30.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (27.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (12.66%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.39%) CentOS
7 9 (11.39%) UNIX
8 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
9 7 (8.86%) Ubuntu
10 6 (7.59%) Debian
11 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000
12 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
13 2 (2.53%) Android
13 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
14 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) ITIL
2 7 (8.86%) Release Management
3 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.33%) Migration
4 5 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (6.33%) DevOps
5 4 (5.06%) Build Automation
5 4 (5.06%) Change Control
5 4 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (5.06%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (3.80%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.80%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.53%) Project Management
7 2 (2.53%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.39%) C
3 7 (8.86%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.33%) SQL
5 4 (5.06%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.80%) Ruby
6 3 (3.80%) Java
6 3 (3.80%) Perl
7 2 (2.53%) Python
8 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.39%) Citrix Certification
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.13%) CCA
2 8 (10.13%) MCSE
2 8 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (6.33%) CCNP
3 5 (6.33%) CCSE
3 5 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.06%) MCTS
4 4 (5.06%) MCITP
5 3 (3.80%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (3.80%) CCEE
5 3 (3.80%) CCIA
5 3 (3.80%) CCNA
5 3 (3.80%) CCSP
5 3 (3.80%) CCEA
5 3 (3.80%) VCP5
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (53.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 42 (53.16%) XenApp
2 28 (35.44%) Active Directory
3 25 (31.65%) Hyper-V
4 24 (30.38%) XenDesktop
5 21 (26.58%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (12.66%) vSphere
7 7 (8.86%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (5.06%) Postfix
8 4 (5.06%) Samba
9 2 (2.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (2.53%) Ceph
10 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.27%) vCloud
10 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.27%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 26 (32.91%) SCCM
2 12 (15.19%) SCOM
3 10 (12.66%) Tivoli
4 7 (8.86%) EdgeSight
5 5 (6.33%) Puppet
6 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (5.06%) HP SIM
6 4 (5.06%) ZABBIX
7 3 (3.80%) SCVMM
7 3 (3.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (3.80%) Salt
7 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
8 2 (2.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (1.27%) Nagios
9 1 (1.27%) Cacti
9 1 (1.27%) Ansible
9 1 (1.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 60 (75.95%) Citrix
2 55 (69.62%) VMware
3 36 (45.57%) Microsoft
4 20 (25.32%) Cisco
5 13 (16.46%) HP
6 12 (15.19%) AppSense
7 9 (11.39%) IBM
8 8 (10.13%) Juniper
8 8 (10.13%) Altiris
8 8 (10.13%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.13%) CheckPoint
8 8 (10.13%) NetApp
9 7 (8.86%) LANDesk
9 7 (8.86%) F5
9 7 (8.86%) Oracle
10 5 (6.33%) Blue Coat
10 5 (6.33%) Infoblox
10 5 (6.33%) Cyber-Ark
11 4 (5.06%) Veeam
11 4 (5.06%) Veritas
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