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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank 223 245 255
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Contract jobs citing XenServer 19 27 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.78% 2.72% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 3
Median daily rate £400 £340 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +51.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £378 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £325 £351
% change year-on-year
+32.30% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +45.00%
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
1067 994 1321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.82% 10.43% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 532 676
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 120 147
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +17 16 £345 -1.42%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (96.55%) Citrix
2 28 (96.55%) VMware
3 27 (93.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (93.10%) Windows Server
4 24 (82.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
6 20 (68.97%) XenDesktop
7 18 (62.07%) NetScaler
8 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
9 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
10 12 (41.38%) Firewall
11 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
11 11 (37.93%) Linux
11 11 (37.93%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (37.93%) TOGAF
12 10 (34.48%) IP Telephony
12 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (34.48%) SaaS
12 10 (34.48%) XenApp
12 10 (34.48%) IaaS
12 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
12 10 (34.48%) Wireless
12 10 (34.48%) Cisco
12 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
13 9 (31.03%) Dell
13 9 (31.03%) SAP
14 8 (27.59%) 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Commerce Server
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (24.14%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) IaaS
1 10 (34.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) NetScaler
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) IP Telephony
3 10 (34.48%) Wireless
4 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (3.45%) DHCP
4 1 (3.45%) DNS
4 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (3.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) IPsec
4 1 (3.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
4 1 (3.45%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Enterprise Architect
2 7 (24.14%) SAP Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Business Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Business Process Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Server Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) XenServer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Server
2 27 (93.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (37.93%) Linux
5 10 (34.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) TOGAF
2 8 (27.59%) E-Commerce
3 7 (24.14%) Business Transformation
3 7 (24.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) Target Operating Model
5 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) DNA
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) CCNA
1 2 (6.90%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) MCSD
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.45%) CCA
2 1 (3.45%) CCAA
2 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (82.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (68.97%) XenDesktop
3 15 (51.72%) Hyper-V
4 11 (37.93%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (34.48%) XenApp
6 8 (27.59%) vSphere
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
2 1 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Citrix
1 28 (96.55%) VMware
2 23 (79.31%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) CheckPoint
4 10 (34.48%) Cisco
4 10 (34.48%) Red Hat
5 9 (31.03%) Dell
5 9 (31.03%) SAP
6 8 (27.59%) Avaya
6 8 (27.59%) Extreme Networks
7 7 (24.14%) hybris
8 2 (6.90%) HP
9 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.45%) Clearswift
9 1 (3.45%) F5
9 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper