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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 212 256 221
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -35
Contract jobs citing XenServer 34 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.073% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 3.44% 0.59% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 10
Average daily rate £350 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £435 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £423 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +144.44%
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
988 1189 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 12.46% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 591 465
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 121 140
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the South East region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire +25 21 £363 +31.81% 2
Berkshire +8 5 £313 -30.55% 3
East Sussex +13 3 £325 -13.33% 1
Kent - 3 £450 -
Surrey - 1 £375 - 2
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 49 (96.08%) Citrix
2 44 (86.27%) Windows
3 43 (84.31%) Windows Server
4 42 (82.35%) VMware
5 31 (60.78%) XenApp
6 29 (56.86%) PowerShell
7 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
8 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (47.06%) NetScaler
10 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
11 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (41.18%) XenDesktop
13 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (39.22%) Skype for Business
14 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 17 (33.33%) Change Management
15 17 (33.33%) vSphere
15 17 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
16 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
16 15 (29.41%) IIS
17 11 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
18 10 (19.61%) TOGAF
19 9 (17.65%) SCOM
20 8 (15.69%) SCCM
20 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
20 8 (15.69%) HP
20 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
21 7 (13.73%) SCOrch
21 7 (13.73%) EdgeSight
21 7 (13.73%) Firewall

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 20 (39.22%) Skype for Business
2 15 (29.41%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.80%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (9.80%) IaaS
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.80%) PaaS
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (47.06%) NetScaler
2 7 (13.73%) Firewall
3 5 (9.80%) DHCP
3 5 (9.80%) DNS
4 3 (5.88%) LDAP
5 2 (3.92%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (3.92%) SAN
5 2 (3.92%) VLAN
5 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 2 (3.92%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.96%) LAN
6 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (9.80%) Billing
2 3 (5.88%) Publishing
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Consultant
2 11 (21.57%) Architect
2 11 (21.57%) Citrix Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix Expert
5 5 (9.80%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.80%) IT Architect
5 5 (9.80%) IT Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (9.80%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Citrix Support
6 4 (7.84%) Designer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) CMDB
1 5 (9.80%) Data Centre
1 5 (9.80%) PKI
1 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
1 5 (9.80%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.92%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) Windows
2 43 (84.31%) Windows Server
3 22 (43.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.92%) Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.92%) Unix
8 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Change Management
1 17 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (19.61%) TOGAF
3 6 (11.76%) ITIL
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) OO
4 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (9.80%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (9.80%) Use Case
5 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.84%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
8 1 (1.96%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.96%) System Testing
8 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (56.86%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.80%) Perl
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) AWK
4 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.92%) Python
4 2 (3.92%) sed
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) CCA
2 4 (7.84%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (7.84%) MCSE
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CCNA
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.92%) HNC
3 2 (3.92%) RHCSA
3 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) XenApp
2 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
3 26 (50.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (41.18%) XenDesktop
5 17 (33.33%) vSphere
6 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
7 8 (15.69%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (13.73%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (9.80%) KVM
9 5 (9.80%) VMware ESX
10 2 (3.92%) Terminal Services
10 2 (3.92%) UAG
10 2 (3.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (17.65%) SCOM
2 8 (15.69%) SCCM
3 7 (13.73%) EdgeSight
3 7 (13.73%) SCOrch
4 5 (9.80%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 5 (9.80%) HP SiteScope
5 4 (7.84%) SCVMM
6 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (5.88%) WSUS
7 2 (3.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (96.08%) Citrix
2 42 (82.35%) VMware
3 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.69%) HP
5 6 (11.76%) Wyse
6 3 (5.88%) AppSense
6 3 (5.88%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.92%) Remedy
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