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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 251 258 243
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Contract jobs citing XenServer 9 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 1.16% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 14
Median daily rate £425 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £362 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £44.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-37.62% +61.78%
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
1059 1207 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.19% 12.43% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 666 668 567
Median daily rate £389 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £220 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 141 139
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 +4 5 £365 +21.66%
Oxfordshire - 3 £425 -
Kent +7 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 27 (90.00%) Citrix
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) VMware
3 23 (76.67%) Windows Server
4 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 13 (43.33%) XenApp
8 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 10 (33.33%) Firewall
10 9 (30.00%) vSphere
11 8 (26.67%) NetScaler
11 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
12 7 (23.33%) Wireless
12 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
13 6 (20.00%) Finance
13 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (20.00%) SQL
13 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
14 5 (16.67%) Dell
14 5 (16.67%) Terminal Services
14 5 (16.67%) Network Design
15 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
15 4 (13.33%) Strategic Planning

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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (3.33%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.33%) CloudBees
2 1 (3.33%) IaaS
2 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 7 (23.33%) Wireless
4 2 (6.67%) DNS
4 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (3.33%) DHCP
5 1 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.33%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.33%) LDAP
5 1 (3.33%) NAS
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Online Betting
4 1 (3.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Expert
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
4 3 (10.00%) Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
4 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) ELK Stack
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Grid Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 23 (76.67%) Windows Server
3 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (10.00%) Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (6.67%) Unix
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.33%) CentOS
8 1 (3.33%) Debian
8 1 (3.33%) Fedora
8 1 (3.33%) Solaris
8 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Network Design
2 4 (13.33%) Change Management
2 4 (13.33%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (6.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Storage Virtualisation
4 2 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.33%) Content Development
5 1 (3.33%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) C++
3 2 (6.67%) VB
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) MCSE
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 14001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 13 (43.33%) XenApp
5 12 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 9 (30.00%) vSphere
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (16.67%) Terminal Services
9 4 (13.33%) VMware ESX
10 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (3.33%) Docker
11 1 (3.33%) KVM
11 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (3.33%) Postfix
11 1 (3.33%) qmail
11 1 (3.33%) Varnish
11 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) EdgeSight
2 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (6.67%) Perfmon
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.33%) Ansible
4 1 (3.33%) Bacula
4 1 (3.33%) Cacti
4 1 (3.33%) cPanel
4 1 (3.33%) Graphite
4 1 (3.33%) Kibana
4 1 (3.33%) logstash
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (3.33%) Plesk
4 1 (3.33%) Puppet
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.33%) Salt
4 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Citrix
2 25 (83.33%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.67%) Dell
6 4 (13.33%) Cisco
6 4 (13.33%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Avaya
7 3 (10.00%) Extreme Networks
7 3 (10.00%) Wyse
8 2 (6.67%) IBM
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.33%) CommVault
9 1 (3.33%) Hitachi
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
9 1 (3.33%) SAP
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec