The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenServer
England / London
Rank 386 410 378
Rank change year-on-year +24 -32  
Contract jobs citing XenServer 14 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.072% 0.082% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.66% 0.83% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 26
Median daily rate £326 £396 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.85% -6.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £320 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £328 £425
% change year-on-year -8.39% -22.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £21.25 £30.75
% change year-on-year -1.17% -30.89%  

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

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2137 2178 1947
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 9.88% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1495 1282
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 93 132
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing XenServer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in London

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in London

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in London

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in London

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the London region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
City of London +4 4 £388 +3.40% 3
Chessington - 1 - -
XenServer
England

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 20 (86.96%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Citrix
3 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (52.17%) Linux
5 9 (39.13%) XenApp
6 8 (34.78%) XenDesktop
6 8 (34.78%) Firewall
7 7 (30.43%) SAN
7 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
7 7 (30.43%) Puppet
8 6 (26.09%) SCCM
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (26.09%) Finance
8 6 (26.09%) LAMP
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (26.09%) Apache
8 6 (26.09%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) MySQL
8 6 (26.09%) Cisco
8 6 (26.09%) CCNP
8 6 (26.09%) CCNA
8 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
9 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
9 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 5 (21.74%) HP
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (21.74%) PowerShell

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 5 (21.74%) OpenStack
3 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) CloudStack
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) SAN
3 6 (26.09%) NetScaler
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (21.74%) NAS
5 4 (17.39%) DHCP
5 4 (17.39%) DNS
5 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
5 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
5 4 (17.39%) VLAN
6 2 (8.70%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (8.70%) FTP
6 2 (8.70%) IPsec
6 2 (8.70%) LDAP
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) OSPF
6 2 (8.70%) SMTP
6 2 (8.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) MySQL
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Electronics
2 3 (13.04%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Citrix Consultant
1 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Manager
4 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Server Support
4 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) LAMP
2 4 (17.39%) libvirt
2 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
1 4 (17.39%) Computer Science
1 4 (17.39%) Fat Client
1 4 (17.39%) Private Cloud
1 4 (17.39%) Thin Client
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 2 (8.70%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Unix
6 2 (8.70%) CentOS
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Open Source
2 4 (17.39%) Configuration Management
2 4 (17.39%) Kernel Tuning
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (13.04%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.70%) Data Deduplication
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) High Availability
4 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Server Building
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) People Management
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Bash Shell
2 6 (26.09%) Python
3 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) C
5 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
7 1 (4.35%) C#
7 1 (4.35%) C++
7 1 (4.35%) Ruby
7 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CCNA
1 6 (26.09%) CCNP
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) RHCA
2 4 (17.39%) RHCE
2 4 (17.39%) RHCSA
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.70%) CCSA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (39.13%) XenApp
3 8 (34.78%) XenDesktop
4 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 4 (17.39%) iptables
5 4 (17.39%) KVM
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (17.39%) NFS
5 4 (17.39%) VMware ESX
6 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
6 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (8.70%) vSphere
8 1 (4.35%) MetaFrame
8 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (4.35%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) Puppet
2 6 (26.09%) SCCM
3 4 (17.39%) HAProxy
4 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.70%) Ansible
5 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
5 2 (8.70%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (8.70%) NetBackup
5 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (8.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) HP
4 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
5 3 (13.04%) SAP
6 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat
6 2 (8.70%) Imperva
6 2 (8.70%) Infoblox
6 2 (8.70%) NetApp
6 2 (8.70%) Oracle
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) Symantec
6 2 (8.70%) Veritas
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago