Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XenServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenServer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenServer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 230 235 260
Rank change year-on-year +5 +25 +9
Contract jobs citing XenServer 11 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.075% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 1.28% 0.70% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 10
City of London median daily rate £190 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.54% -23.53% +41.67%
10th Percentile £140 £181 £336
90th Percentile £538 £440 £554
Central London median daily rate £190 £350 £425
% change year-on-year -45.71% -17.65% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
City of London median hourly rate - - £28.30
Central London median hourly rate - - £25.14

XenServer is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 861 719 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.04% 10.78% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 561 678
City of London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +13.56%
10th Percentile £212 £200 £213
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 36
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +10.77%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.25 £12.85
90th Percentile £27.33 £55.00 £30.15
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.99
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.61% +12.44%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the City of London

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenServer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) XenApp
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (36.36%) NFS
4 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) VLAN
4 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Office 365
5 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
5 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (27.27%) Telnet
6 2 (18.18%) Presales
6 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) iSCSI
2 4 (36.36%) VLAN
3 3 (27.27%) DHCP
3 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Telnet
4 2 (18.18%) Skype
4 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) SAN Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 3 (27.27%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Citrix Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) EMC Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) EMC Storage Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
2 1 (9.09%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) CRM
1 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (18.18%) People Management
1 2 (18.18%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCA
1 1 (9.09%) CCAA
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) XenApp
2 4 (36.36%) NFS
3 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) AppSense
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) EMC