The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 254 247 236
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing XenServer 15 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.16% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.29% 1.23% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
Median daily rate £413 £275 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 - £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 - £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £21.50
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1167 1216 1067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.00% 13.09% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 604 521
Median daily rate £390 £365 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +5.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £246 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 147 135
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.58 £40.00 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenServer across the South East region.

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the South East region.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XenServer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer across the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

XenServer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Hampshire +11 5 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £425 -
Berkshire -8 3 £313 +4.16% 1
West Sussex - 2 £413 - 1
Kent +6 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 South East region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 42 (85.71%) Citrix
2 41 (83.67%) VMware
3 40 (81.63%) Windows
4 36 (73.47%) Active Directory
4 36 (73.47%) Windows Server
5 29 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 26 (53.06%) XenApp
7 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
8 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (42.86%) XenDesktop
10 17 (34.69%) vSphere
10 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
11 15 (30.61%) Firewall
12 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
13 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (22.45%) HP
13 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Management
14 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
14 10 (20.41%) SCCM
14 10 (20.41%) Microsoft App-V
15 9 (18.37%) VMware ESX
15 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
15 9 (18.37%) SQL
15 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
16 8 (16.33%) Finance
16 8 (16.33%) SCOM
16 8 (16.33%) NetScaler
17 7 (14.29%) SCOrch
17 7 (14.29%) EdgeSight

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (14.29%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) Apache
3 1 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.20%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (8.16%) IaaS
3 4 (8.16%) PaaS
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.61%) Firewall
2 8 (16.33%) NetScaler
3 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 6 (12.24%) DHCP
5 4 (8.16%) LDAP
5 4 (8.16%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (8.16%) SAN
5 4 (8.16%) Wireless
6 3 (6.12%) VLAN
6 3 (6.12%) VPN
7 2 (4.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.08%) Wireshark
8 1 (2.04%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (2.04%) iSCSI
8 1 (2.04%) NAS
8 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MSI
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
2 4 (8.16%) Billing
3 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.08%) Publishing
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Consultant
2 11 (22.45%) Support Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix Consultant
3 8 (16.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (12.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Citrix Support
6 5 (10.20%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Infrastructure Support
6 5 (10.20%) Network Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Server Engineer
6 5 (10.20%) Windows Server Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Automation Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Citrix Expert
7 4 (8.16%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) .NET
2 2 (4.08%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) ELK Stack
3 1 (2.04%) LAMP
3 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.20%) Private Cloud
3 4 (8.16%) CMDB
3 4 (8.16%) PKI
3 4 (8.16%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.12%) Grid Computing
4 3 (6.12%) Mainframe
5 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 40 (81.63%) Windows
2 36 (73.47%) Windows Server
3 22 (44.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.24%) Linux
6 6 (12.24%) Windows 7
7 4 (8.16%) Unix
8 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.04%) CentOS
10 1 (2.04%) Debian
10 1 (2.04%) Fedora
10 1 (2.04%) Solaris
10 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.04%) VMS
10 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (14.29%) Change Management
3 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 5 (10.20%) Network Design
4 4 (8.16%) Migration
4 4 (8.16%) OO
4 4 (8.16%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.16%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (8.16%) Use Case
5 3 (6.12%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.08%) Data Centre Operations
6 2 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.08%) Identity Access Management
6 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.08%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.08%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (4.08%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.08%) Time Management
6 2 (4.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.37%) SQL
3 6 (12.24%) Perl
4 4 (8.16%) C++
5 3 (6.12%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) AWK
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) C
6 2 (4.08%) C#
6 2 (4.08%) sed
6 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.08%) VB
6 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 1 (2.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) MCSE
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) CCA
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) CCNA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.08%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) HNC
3 2 (4.08%) RHCSA
3 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (73.47%) Active Directory
2 29 (59.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (53.06%) XenApp
4 21 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 17 (34.69%) vSphere
6 14 (28.57%) Hyper-V
7 10 (20.41%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (18.37%) VMware ESX
9 7 (14.29%) Terminal Services
10 5 (10.20%) KVM
10 5 (10.20%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (4.08%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (4.08%) Xen
12 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (2.04%) NFS
12 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (2.04%) Postfix
12 1 (2.04%) qmail
12 1 (2.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) SCCM
2 8 (16.33%) SCOM
3 7 (14.29%) EdgeSight
3 7 (14.29%) SCOrch
4 5 (10.20%) SCVMM
5 4 (8.16%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (8.16%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (8.16%) WSUS
6 3 (6.12%) Puppet
7 2 (4.08%) everRun
7 2 (4.08%) Perfmon
8 1 (2.04%) Bacula
8 1 (2.04%) cPanel
8 1 (2.04%) Grafana
8 1 (2.04%) Graphite
8 1 (2.04%) logstash
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (2.04%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (85.71%) Citrix
2 41 (83.67%) VMware
3 24 (48.98%) Microsoft
4 11 (22.45%) HP
5 5 (10.20%) CheckPoint
5 5 (10.20%) Dell
6 4 (8.16%) IBM
6 4 (8.16%) Wyse
7 3 (6.12%) AppSense
7 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.08%) Remedy
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco
9 1 (2.04%) CommVault
9 1 (2.04%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Oracle
9 1 (2.04%) Rackspace
9 1 (2.04%) Symantec
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