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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
England / South East
Rank 217 232 252
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +20
Contract jobs citing XenServer 22 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.29% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 2.33% 2.57% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 1
Median daily rate £390 £338 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.55% +22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 - £32.50

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
945 935 1147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.91% 11.40% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 541 569
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 104 107
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £39.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +13 18 £375 +5.26%
Berkshire - 1 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
1 34 (97.14%) Citrix
2 33 (94.29%) VMware
2 33 (94.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (91.43%) Windows Server
4 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (77.14%) XenDesktop
6 24 (68.57%) NetScaler
7 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (60.00%) Hyper-V
8 19 (54.29%) TOGAF
8 19 (54.29%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
10 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
11 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (31.43%) Linux
13 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
13 10 (28.57%) Firewall
13 10 (28.57%) Skype for Business
13 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 9 (25.71%) IP Telephony
14 9 (25.71%) XenApp
14 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (25.71%) SaaS
14 9 (25.71%) IaaS
14 9 (25.71%) Change Management
14 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
14 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
15 8 (22.86%) SAP
15 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce

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 10 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) CloudStack
3 1 (2.86%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.00%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 9 (25.71%) IaaS
1 9 (25.71%) SaaS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) NetScaler
2 10 (28.57%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) IP Telephony
4 7 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.86%) DHCP
5 1 (2.86%) DNS
5 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (2.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.86%) HTTP
5 1 (2.86%) IPsec
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.86%) SAN
5 1 (2.86%) SSL
5 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
1 7 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Architect
2 9 (25.71%) Designer
2 9 (25.71%) Solutions Designer
3 7 (20.00%) SAP Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Business Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Business Process Architect
4 6 (17.14%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Citrix Designer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) PKI
3 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 33 (94.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (91.43%) Windows Server
4 13 (37.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
6 9 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Unix
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.86%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) TOGAF
2 9 (25.71%) Change Management
3 8 (22.86%) E-Commerce
4 7 (20.00%) Business Transformation
4 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 5 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) DevOps
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) DNA
7 1 (2.86%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 17 (48.57%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) CCNA
1 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) MCSD
1 2 (5.71%) MCSE
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) CCA
2 1 (2.86%) CCAA
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) XenDesktop
2 21 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (54.29%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 9 (25.71%) XenApp
6 8 (22.86%) vSphere
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.86%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) AppDNA
2 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.86%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Citrix
2 33 (94.29%) VMware
3 28 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 9 (25.71%) Red Hat
6 8 (22.86%) SAP
7 7 (20.00%) Cisco
7 7 (20.00%) hybris
8 6 (17.14%) Avaya
8 6 (17.14%) Dell
8 6 (17.14%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (2.86%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.86%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.86%) F5
9 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.86%) Juniper