The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
UK
Rank 531 551 534
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing XenServer 56 79 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.04% 1.55% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 49 44
Median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £285 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £316 £351
% change year-on-year
+26.48% -9.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £46.50 £93.49 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.26% +187.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.30 £36.28 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £150.70 £110.00
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 across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5405 5084 5148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.05% 10.17% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3391 3028 2834
Median daily rate £400 £380 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 487 589
Median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenServer within the UK.

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XenServer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

XenServer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer within the UK.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XenServer
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
England +3 50 £400 +14.28% 22
South East +11 22 £390 +11.42% 5
Hampshire +8 18 £375 +5.26% 2
London -4 10 £363 -9.37% 7
North West +23 8 £430 +60.74% 1
Manchester +13 7 £430 - 1
North East - 7 £275 -
Winchester +4 5 £400 +19.40% 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £280 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £280 -
City of London -3 4 £388 -3.06% 2
Southampton +6 2 £338 +12.50%
Berkshire +19 1 £425 +45.29% 1
West Yorkshire +13 1 £375 - 4
Yorkshire +9 1 £375 - 5
Leeds +9 1 £375 - 4
Reading +8 1 £425 +45.29% 1
South West +2 1 - - 2
West Midlands -10 1 - - 2
Birmingham - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -
Chester - 1 £240 -
Basingstoke - 1 £500 -
Haywards Heath - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £400 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £240 -
West Sussex - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for XenServer.

1 87 (75.65%) VMware
2 85 (73.91%) Citrix
3 78 (67.83%) Windows
4 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
4 59 (51.30%) XenDesktop
5 53 (46.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 53 (46.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (45.22%) Linux
7 51 (44.35%) Windows Server
8 46 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 45 (39.13%) XenApp
10 37 (32.17%) Hyper-V
11 33 (28.70%) PowerShell
12 32 (27.83%) Firewall
13 31 (26.96%) NetScaler
14 28 (24.35%) Puppet
15 26 (22.61%) VMware ESXi
16 25 (21.74%) vSphere
16 25 (21.74%) Bash Shell
16 25 (21.74%) Python
17 24 (20.87%) CheckPoint
17 24 (20.87%) OpenStack
18 23 (20.00%) SCCM
18 23 (20.00%) TOGAF
19 21 (18.26%) DHCP
19 21 (18.26%) Cisco
19 21 (18.26%) DevOps
20 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
21 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
21 19 (16.52%) Opscode Chef

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills 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 24 (20.87%) OpenStack
2 17 (14.78%) CloudStack
3 14 (12.17%) Skype for Business
4 10 (8.70%) Apache
5 8 (6.96%) MS Exchange
6 6 (5.22%) IIS
7 5 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.87%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.87%) JBoss
9 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (15.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) SAP hybris
2 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.30%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.43%) IaaS
2 12 (10.43%) SaaS
3 8 (6.96%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.83%) Firewall
2 31 (26.96%) NetScaler
3 21 (18.26%) DHCP
4 16 (13.91%) DNS
5 14 (12.17%) Wireless
6 13 (11.30%) SAN
7 12 (10.43%) IP Telephony
8 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
9 10 (8.70%) NAS
9 10 (8.70%) VLAN
10 9 (7.83%) iSCSI
11 6 (5.22%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (3.48%) LAN
13 3 (2.61%) BIG-IP
13 3 (2.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 3 (2.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 3 (2.61%) IPsec
13 3 (2.61%) Network Security
13 3 (2.61%) WAN
14 2 (1.74%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) MySQL
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (5.22%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.61%) MSI
3 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.87%) JIRA
4 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (13.04%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Marketing
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Electronics
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (15.65%) Architect
2 15 (13.04%) Support Engineer
3 13 (11.30%) DevOps Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Citrix Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (7.83%) Designer
5 9 (7.83%) SAP Architect
5 9 (7.83%) Solutions Designer
6 8 (6.96%) Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Business Architect
6 8 (6.96%) Platform Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Business Process Architect
7 7 (6.09%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Consultant
9 5 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.83%) LAMP
2 8 (6.96%) libvirt
2 8 (6.96%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.87%) .NET
3 1 (0.87%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.96%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.96%) Private Cloud
3 7 (6.09%) Fat Client
3 7 (6.09%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.48%) Clustering
4 4 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.61%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.61%) RSA SecurID
6 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) PDA
6 1 (0.87%) PKI
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 78 (67.83%) Windows
2 53 (46.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (45.22%) Linux
4 51 (44.35%) Windows Server
5 19 (16.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (13.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (13.91%) Unix
6 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.70%) Windows 7
8 8 (6.96%) Windows 8
9 3 (2.61%) Ubuntu
9 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.74%) CentOS
11 1 (0.87%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.87%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) TOGAF
2 21 (18.26%) DevOps
3 14 (12.17%) Configuration Management
3 14 (12.17%) Load Balancing
3 14 (12.17%) Open Source
4 12 (10.43%) E-Commerce
5 11 (9.57%) ITIL
6 10 (8.70%) Change Management
7 9 (7.83%) Software Delivery
8 8 (6.96%) Business Transformation
8 8 (6.96%) Infrastructure Management
8 8 (6.96%) Kernel Tuning
9 7 (6.09%) Project Management
10 6 (5.22%) Target Operating Model
11 5 (4.35%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
12 4 (3.48%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 3 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
13 3 (2.61%) Programme Management
13 3 (2.61%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.70%) PowerShell
2 25 (21.74%) Bash Shell
2 25 (21.74%) Python
3 17 (14.78%) Ruby
4 16 (13.91%) Shell Script
5 12 (10.43%) SQL
6 5 (4.35%) Java
6 5 (4.35%) VBScript
7 4 (3.48%) C
7 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.48%) VB
8 2 (1.74%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 18 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.30%) Degree
4 12 (10.43%) CCNA
4 12 (10.43%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (8.70%) CCNP
6 8 (6.96%) RHCA
6 8 (6.96%) RHCE
6 8 (6.96%) RHCSA
7 4 (3.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.74%) CCSA
9 2 (1.74%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.74%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.74%) MCSD
9 2 (1.74%) MCSE
9 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.87%) CCA
10 1 (0.87%) CCAA
10 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.48%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 59 (51.30%) XenDesktop
2 53 (46.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 45 (39.13%) XenApp
5 37 (32.17%) Hyper-V
6 26 (22.61%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (21.74%) vSphere
8 16 (13.91%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (13.91%) Xen
9 8 (6.96%) iptables
9 8 (6.96%) KVM
9 8 (6.96%) NFS
10 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.87%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.87%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.87%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (24.35%) Puppet
2 23 (20.00%) SCCM
3 19 (16.52%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (11.30%) Cobbler
5 8 (6.96%) HAProxy
5 8 (6.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (6.96%) XenMobile
6 5 (4.35%) EdgeSight
6 5 (4.35%) SafeCom
6 5 (4.35%) WSUS
7 3 (2.61%) Ansible
7 3 (2.61%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.74%) AppDNA
8 2 (1.74%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.74%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.87%) SCOM
Vendors
1 87 (75.65%) VMware
2 85 (73.91%) Citrix
3 59 (51.30%) Microsoft
4 24 (20.87%) CheckPoint
5 21 (18.26%) Cisco
6 17 (14.78%) SAP
7 16 (13.91%) Red Hat
8 13 (11.30%) HP
9 12 (10.43%) AppSense
10 9 (7.83%) Dell
10 9 (7.83%) hybris
10 9 (7.83%) Juniper
11 7 (6.09%) Avaya
11 7 (6.09%) Extreme Networks
12 6 (5.22%) Intel Security
13 5 (4.35%) arcserve
13 5 (4.35%) Oracle
13 5 (4.35%) ThinPrint
14 4 (3.48%) IBM
14 4 (3.48%) NetApp
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