Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 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
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 245 245 230
Rank change year-on-year 0 -15 -2
Contract jobs citing XenServer 7 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.10% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 1.00% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
City of London median daily rate £400 £166 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +140.60% -48.92% -20.12%
10th Percentile £381 £132 £268
90th Percentile £506 £433 £480
Central London median daily rate £400 £190 £363
% change year-on-year +110.53% -47.59% -12.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,231 898 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.02% 12.59% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 954 706 494
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £158 £239 £214
90th Percentile £650 £658 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +8.25% +7.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 22
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -35.08% +36.43%
10th Percentile £12.56 £10.40 £14.10
90th Percentile £25.50 £26.45 £95.50
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.75 £21.75
% change year-on-year +20.63% -27.59% +27.94%

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 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
4 4 (57.14%) VSAN
4 4 (57.14%) Task Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) HP SIM
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) CCA
6 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
6 2 (28.57%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 2 (28.57%) Ivanti

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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) VSAN
2 2 (28.57%) NetScaler
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Storage Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 2 (28.57%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (28.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
3 2 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineering
1 4 (57.14%) Task Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP SIM
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Ivanti
5 1 (14.29%) 3PAR