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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 236 247 247
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 14 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 1.36% 1.80% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 12
Median daily rate £507 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.62% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £355 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £286 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.15% -4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.75% +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
1028 1109 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.15% 11.37% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 634 582
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £463 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 118 151
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.85 £11.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £47.83 £37.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +8 14 £507 +63.62%
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 28 (96.55%) VMware
2 27 (93.10%) Citrix
3 24 (82.76%) Windows
4 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
4 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
5 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (65.52%) Hyper-V
8 17 (58.62%) XenDesktop
8 17 (58.62%) CheckPoint
8 17 (58.62%) Firewall
9 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
9 15 (51.72%) NetScaler
10 12 (41.38%) Finance
11 10 (34.48%) Linux
11 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
11 10 (34.48%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (34.48%) TOGAF
11 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (31.03%) IP Telephony
12 9 (31.03%) IaaS
12 9 (31.03%) SaaS
12 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
12 9 (31.03%) Wireless
13 8 (27.59%) SAP
14 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
14 7 (24.14%) Business Transformation
14 7 (24.14%) hybris

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 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) IaaS
1 9 (31.03%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) NetScaler
3 9 (31.03%) IP Telephony
3 9 (31.03%) Wireless
4 2 (6.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Online Betting
4 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) SAP Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Business Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Business Process Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
6 3 (10.34%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Windows Server
3 20 (68.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (31.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) VMS
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) TOGAF
2 7 (24.14%) Business Transformation
2 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
3 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 5 (17.24%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (13.79%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Operations
5 2 (6.90%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Network Architecture
5 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Storage Virtualisation
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Content Development
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Server Building
6 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.90%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) C++
3 2 (6.90%) VB
3 2 (6.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCSD
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (65.52%) Hyper-V
3 17 (58.62%) XenDesktop
4 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
5 10 (34.48%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (20.69%) XenApp
7 5 (17.24%) Terminal Services
7 5 (17.24%) vSphere
8 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Perfmon
1 2 (6.90%) SCOrch
1 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) VMware
2 27 (93.10%) Citrix
3 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
4 17 (58.62%) CheckPoint
5 9 (31.03%) Red Hat
6 8 (27.59%) SAP
7 7 (24.14%) hybris
8 6 (20.69%) Cisco
8 6 (20.69%) Dell
9 5 (17.24%) Avaya
9 5 (17.24%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (6.90%) HP
11 1 (3.45%) IBM