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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
UK
Rank 549 553 535
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -18
Contract jobs citing XenServer 47 71 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.91% 1.35% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 64
Median daily rate £363 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £278 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £555 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £46.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.07% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+43.07% -

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
5173 5246 5192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.41% 10.25% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3255 3106 2861
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 470 581
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.70 £31.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

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 21 February 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenServer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

XenServer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

XenServer
Top 23 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 21 February 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 -2 39 £369 +13.46% 17
South East +5 19 £380 +16.92% 5
Hampshire +13 17 £375 +13.63% 2
London +2 8 £344 -6.71% 5
North West +19 5 £430 +72.00% 1
Winchester +3 5 £400 +31.68%
Manchester +11 4 £430 - 1
City of London -2 4 £388 +6.96%
North East - 4 £250 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £225 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £225 -
Southampton +6 2 £338 +12.50%
Berkshire +15 1 £425 +36.00% 1
Surrey +14 1 £400 +6.66% 2
Reading +8 1 £425 +45.29% 1
Yorkshire +6 1 - - 3
Birmingham +1 1 - -
West Midlands 0 1 - -
South West 0 1 - - 2
Dorset - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £240 -
Fareham - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £240 -

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 83 (74.77%) Citrix
1 83 (74.77%) VMware
2 74 (66.67%) Windows
3 54 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 54 (48.65%) XenDesktop
4 52 (46.85%) Linux
5 49 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 49 (44.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 46 (41.44%) Windows Server
7 41 (36.94%) XenApp
8 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
9 37 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 34 (30.63%) PowerShell
11 32 (28.83%) Firewall
11 32 (28.83%) NetScaler
12 27 (24.32%) vSphere
12 27 (24.32%) Puppet
13 26 (23.42%) VMware ESXi
14 24 (21.62%) CheckPoint
14 24 (21.62%) Python
15 23 (20.72%) Bash Shell
15 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
15 23 (20.72%) SCCM
15 23 (20.72%) TOGAF
15 23 (20.72%) OpenStack
16 22 (19.82%) Cisco
17 21 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
17 21 (18.92%) DevOps
18 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
18 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared

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 23 (20.72%) OpenStack
2 18 (16.22%) CloudStack
3 14 (12.61%) Skype for Business
4 8 (7.21%) Apache
5 7 (6.31%) MS Exchange
6 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (2.70%) IIS
8 2 (1.80%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.90%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.90%) JBoss
9 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (17.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (1.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.81%) IaaS
2 12 (10.81%) SaaS
3 7 (6.31%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.80%) Office 365
6 1 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.90%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 32 (28.83%) Firewall
1 32 (28.83%) NetScaler
2 15 (13.51%) DHCP
2 15 (13.51%) Wireless
3 14 (12.61%) DNS
4 12 (10.81%) IP Telephony
5 11 (9.91%) SAN
6 9 (8.11%) TCP/IP
7 8 (7.21%) NAS
8 7 (6.31%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (6.31%) iSCSI
8 7 (6.31%) VLAN
9 4 (3.60%) LAN
10 3 (2.70%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (2.70%) IPsec
10 3 (2.70%) Network Security
10 3 (2.70%) WAN
11 2 (1.80%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (7.21%) MySQL
3 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.41%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (6.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.80%) MSI
3 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.90%) Hudson
4 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 11 (9.91%) Marketing
3 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Electronics
4 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.90%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (16.22%) Architect
2 14 (12.61%) DevOps Engineer
3 10 (9.01%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 9 (8.11%) Designer
4 9 (8.11%) SAP Architect
4 9 (8.11%) Solutions Designer
5 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.21%) Analyst
5 8 (7.21%) Business Architect
5 8 (7.21%) Platform Engineer
6 7 (6.31%) Business Process Architect
6 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Architect
6 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 5 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Integration Engineer
9 4 (3.60%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.31%) LAMP
2 6 (5.41%) libvirt
2 6 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.80%) .NET
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.90%) REST
4 1 (0.90%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) Computer Science
2 7 (6.31%) Fat Client
2 7 (6.31%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.41%) Private Cloud
4 5 (4.50%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (3.60%) Clustering
6 3 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.70%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.80%) PKI
8 1 (0.90%) CMDB
8 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 74 (66.67%) Windows
2 52 (46.85%) Linux
3 49 (44.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (41.44%) Windows Server
5 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (14.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (14.41%) Unix
7 13 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (8.11%) Windows 7
9 8 (7.21%) Windows 8
10 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
11 2 (1.80%) CentOS
12 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.90%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) TOGAF
2 21 (18.92%) DevOps
3 13 (11.71%) Configuration Management
3 13 (11.71%) Load Balancing
4 12 (10.81%) E-Commerce
4 12 (10.81%) Open Source
5 10 (9.01%) Change Management
6 9 (8.11%) ITIL
7 8 (7.21%) Business Transformation
7 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (7.21%) Software Delivery
8 6 (5.41%) Kernel Tuning
8 6 (5.41%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (3.60%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (3.60%) Programme Management
9 4 (3.60%) Project Management
10 3 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (1.80%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.80%) Service Delivery
11 2 (1.80%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.63%) PowerShell
2 24 (21.62%) Python
3 23 (20.72%) Bash Shell
4 18 (16.22%) Ruby
5 16 (14.41%) Shell Script
6 12 (10.81%) SQL
7 5 (4.50%) Java
8 4 (3.60%) C
8 4 (3.60%) VBScript
9 3 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.70%) VB
10 2 (1.80%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) C#
11 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (20.72%) Security Cleared
2 19 (17.12%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.91%) Degree
4 10 (9.01%) CCNA
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (7.21%) CCNP
6 6 (5.41%) RHCA
6 6 (5.41%) RHCE
6 6 (5.41%) RHCSA
7 5 (4.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (1.80%) CCSA
9 2 (1.80%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.80%) MCSD
9 2 (1.80%) MCSE
9 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.90%) CCA
10 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 54 (48.65%) XenDesktop
2 49 (44.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (36.94%) XenApp
4 40 (36.04%) Active Directory
5 37 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 27 (24.32%) vSphere
7 26 (23.42%) VMware ESXi
8 17 (15.32%) Xen
9 14 (12.61%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (6.31%) KVM
11 6 (5.41%) iptables
11 6 (5.41%) NFS
12 2 (1.80%) VMware ESX
13 1 (0.90%) Docker
13 1 (0.90%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 27 (24.32%) Puppet
2 23 (20.72%) SCCM
3 21 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (11.71%) Cobbler
5 7 (6.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (5.41%) HAProxy
6 6 (5.41%) XenMobile
7 5 (4.50%) WSUS
8 3 (2.70%) Ansible
8 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.80%) AppDNA
9 2 (1.80%) EdgeSight
9 2 (1.80%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.80%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.90%) SCOM
10 1 (0.90%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (74.77%) Citrix
1 83 (74.77%) VMware
2 54 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 24 (21.62%) CheckPoint
4 22 (19.82%) Cisco
5 16 (14.41%) Red Hat
6 14 (12.61%) SAP
7 9 (8.11%) HP
7 9 (8.11%) hybris
7 9 (8.11%) Juniper
8 8 (7.21%) AppSense
8 8 (7.21%) Dell
9 7 (6.31%) Avaya
9 7 (6.31%) Extreme Networks
10 6 (5.41%) Intel Security
11 5 (4.50%) arcserve
11 5 (4.50%) Oracle
12 4 (3.60%) F5
12 4 (3.60%) IBM
13 3 (2.70%) Blue Coat
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