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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 352 353 373
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +20
Contract jobs citing XenServer 62 70 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 2.77% 3.20% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 29
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £358 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.08% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 - -
XenServer
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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
2236 2188 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.23% 8.67% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1437 1345 1162
Average daily rate £388 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 148 168
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +42 23 £300 +76.47% 2
Docklands, London - - - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 90 (89.11%) Citrix
2 78 (77.23%) Windows
3 63 (62.38%) VMware
4 59 (58.42%) Microsoft
5 58 (57.43%) XenApp
6 49 (48.51%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (48.51%) Active Directory
7 47 (46.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 39 (38.61%) SCCM
9 37 (36.63%) NetScaler
10 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 30 (29.70%) Linux
11 28 (27.72%) Hyper-V
12 27 (26.73%) XenDesktop
12 27 (26.73%) Microsoft App-V
13 26 (25.74%) ITIL
14 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (22.77%) Banking
16 21 (20.79%) PowerShell
16 21 (20.79%) Tivoli
17 19 (18.81%) Oracle
17 19 (18.81%) Tomcat
17 19 (18.81%) Cisco
17 19 (18.81%) WebSphere
18 18 (17.82%) LANDesk
18 18 (17.82%) Release Management
18 18 (17.82%) GlassFish
18 18 (17.82%) SAN
18 18 (17.82%) ISO 9001
18 18 (17.82%) SQL Server

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (18.81%) Tomcat
1 19 (18.81%) WebSphere
2 18 (17.82%) GlassFish
2 18 (17.82%) WebLogic
3 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
4 11 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (8.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.96%) OpenStack
8 4 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (3.96%) IIS
9 1 (0.99%) Apache
9 1 (0.99%) Lync
9 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Office 365
2 3 (2.97%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (36.63%) NetScaler
2 18 (17.82%) SAN
3 12 (11.88%) VLAN
4 11 (10.89%) DNS
5 10 (9.90%) WAN
5 10 (9.90%) Firewall
6 9 (8.91%) VPN
7 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
8 7 (6.93%) LAN
8 7 (6.93%) DHCP
8 7 (6.93%) iSCSI
9 6 (5.94%) SSL
10 4 (3.96%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (3.96%) MPLS
10 4 (3.96%) VoIP
11 3 (2.97%) LDAP
11 3 (2.97%) Reverse Proxy
11 3 (2.97%) Unified Communications
12 2 (1.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (1.98%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MSI
2 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.98%) Subversion
4 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
General
1 23 (22.77%) Banking
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.97%) Games
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Publishing
5 1 (0.99%) Law
5 1 (0.99%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.99%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Administrator
2 15 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Citrix Engineer
3 14 (13.86%) Architect
4 11 (10.89%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (8.91%) Wintel Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (6.93%) Consultant
6 7 (6.93%) Citrix Administrator
7 6 (5.94%) Citrix Support
7 6 (5.94%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) Citrix Consultant
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (3.96%) Citrix Architect
9 4 (3.96%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Architect
10 3 (2.97%) Server Engineer
10 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.91%) Clustering
2 6 (5.94%) PKI
2 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.95%) Open Source
4 4 (3.96%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.96%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.97%) Replication
5 3 (2.97%) Online Games
6 2 (1.98%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.99%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.99%) CCTV
7 1 (0.99%) FMCG
7 1 (0.99%) Celerra
7 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.99%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 78 (77.23%) Windows
2 47 (46.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 30 (29.70%) Linux
4 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (14.85%) Windows 7
6 8 (7.92%) CentOS
6 8 (7.92%) UNIX
6 8 (7.92%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.96%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
7 4 (3.96%) Debian
7 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.99%) Android
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.74%) ITIL
2 18 (17.82%) Release Management
3 9 (8.91%) Migration
4 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.95%) Service Delivery
5 5 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (3.96%) TOGAF
6 4 (3.96%) Project Management
7 3 (2.97%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (2.97%) Scrum
7 3 (2.97%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (2.97%) Kanban
7 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.98%) Software Distribution
8 2 (1.98%) Change Management
8 2 (1.98%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (20.79%) PowerShell
2 18 (17.82%) C
2 18 (17.82%) Shell Script
3 8 (7.92%) SQL
4 3 (2.97%) Python
5 2 (1.98%) Perl
5 2 (1.98%) PHP
6 1 (0.99%) VBScript
6 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Citrix Certification
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (12.87%) MCSE
3 10 (9.90%) MCP
4 8 (7.92%) CCEE
5 7 (6.93%) CCA
6 6 (5.94%) MCTS
6 6 (5.94%) CCEA
7 3 (2.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.97%) CCIA
8 2 (1.98%) Degree
8 2 (1.98%) MCITP
8 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.98%) MCSA
8 2 (1.98%) CCNA
9 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 1 (0.99%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.82%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 58 (57.43%) XenApp
2 49 (48.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (48.51%) Active Directory
3 28 (27.72%) Hyper-V
4 27 (26.73%) XenDesktop
4 27 (26.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 18 (17.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 13 (12.87%) vSphere
7 5 (4.95%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (3.96%) Xen
8 4 (3.96%) NFS
9 2 (1.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.98%) Ceph
9 2 (1.98%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.99%) MetaFrame
10 1 (0.99%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.99%) KVM
10 1 (0.99%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 39 (38.61%) SCCM
2 21 (20.79%) Tivoli
3 17 (16.83%) SCOM
4 4 (3.96%) Nagios
5 3 (2.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (2.97%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (2.97%) Opsview
5 3 (2.97%) Puppet
5 3 (2.97%) Cobbler
5 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (0.99%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.99%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.99%) Cacti
6 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 90 (89.11%) Citrix
2 63 (62.38%) VMware
3 59 (58.42%) Microsoft
4 19 (18.81%) Oracle
4 19 (18.81%) Cisco
5 18 (17.82%) LANDesk
5 18 (17.82%) JBoss
6 16 (15.84%) HP
7 14 (13.86%) AppSense
8 10 (9.90%) NetApp
9 8 (7.92%) IBM
10 6 (5.94%) Splunk
11 5 (4.95%) EMC
11 5 (4.95%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (4.95%) Veeam
12 4 (3.96%) Altiris
12 4 (3.96%) Juniper
12 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
12 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
13 3 (2.97%) Wyse
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