Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 February 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 605 576 536
Rank change year-on-year -29 -40 -24
Contract jobs citing XenServer 18 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.039% 0.059% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.49% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 34
London median daily rate £375 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% - -8.82%
10th Percentile £139 £310 £310
90th Percentile £518 £542 £538
England median daily rate £325 £400 £330
% change year-on-year -18.75% +21.21% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £93.49
England median hourly rate £60.00 £46.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% +22.37% +26.67%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5,855 4,941 4,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.64% 12.05% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,307 3,393 2,931
London median daily rate £500 £460 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +8.24% +6.25%
10th Percentile £195 £200 £181
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 136 199
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +31.03% -9.38%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.75 £10.40
90th Percentile £55.40 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £16.14 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.67% -3.23%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in London

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -38 6 £141 -61.03% 1
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) XenApp
3 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (33.33%) Office 365
6 5 (27.78%) CentOS
6 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) MCSE
6 5 (27.78%) IIS
6 5 (27.78%) DHCP
6 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
7 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
7 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco

XenServer
Co-occurring 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 9 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (27.78%) IIS
4 4 (22.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 3 (16.67%) Telnet
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Junos
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) CentOS
5 5 (27.78%) Ubuntu
6 3 (16.67%) Debian
6 3 (16.67%) FreeBSD
6 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (16.67%) SUSE
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
7 2 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Change Control
2 2 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 2 (11.11%) Line Management
2 2 (11.11%) Patch Management
2 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) Python
1 2 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) MCSE
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCA
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCP
4 1 (5.56%) CCAA
4 1 (5.56%) MCITP
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (50.00%) XenApp
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Ansible
1 2 (11.11%) EdgeSight
1 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Citrix
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) AppDynamics
4 2 (11.11%) Apple
4 2 (11.11%) F5
4 2 (11.11%) HP
4 2 (11.11%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Mitel
4 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 2 (11.11%) Splunk