Period
to 23 January 2019

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 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 585 606 571
Rank change year-on-year +21 -35 -27
Contract jobs citing XenServer 30 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.064% 0.070%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.51% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 18
London median daily rate £400 £357 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.04% -17.22% +9.18%
10th Percentile £313 £140 £277
90th Percentile £544 £533 £575
England median daily rate £388 £325 £413
% change year-on-year +19.23% -21.21% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £39.78 £17.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year +127.29% -35.19% -37.93%

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 6,959 5,910 5,113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.64% 12.67% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,113 4,305 3,528
London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.05% +5.94%
10th Percentile £205 £185 £200
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
England median daily rate £475 £449 £413
% change year-on-year +5.91% +8.73% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 150 149
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.81 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.09 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.45 £16.20
% change year-on-year -2.75% +1.56% +4.52%

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenServer in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenServer in London

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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

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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 23 January 2019. 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 -11 8 £400 +110.53% 3
West London - 2 - - 4
XenServer
England

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 London region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 26 (86.67%) Citrix
1 26 (86.67%) XenDesktop
2 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (76.67%) Windows
4 18 (60.00%) VMware
5 16 (53.33%) XenApp
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (43.33%) HP
7 11 (36.67%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (33.33%) Finance
8 10 (33.33%) Office 365
8 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
9 9 (30.00%) CCA
9 9 (30.00%) DNS
9 9 (30.00%) DHCP
9 9 (30.00%) MS Exchange
10 8 (26.67%) NetScaler
10 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 7 (23.33%) HP SIM
11 7 (23.33%) SAN
11 7 (23.33%) Dell
11 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (23.33%) Linux
12 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
12 6 (20.00%) Law
12 6 (20.00%) Sony
12 6 (20.00%) SCCM
12 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (33.33%) Office 365
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DHCP
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
2 8 (26.67%) NetScaler
3 7 (23.33%) SAN
4 6 (20.00%) VSAN
5 5 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) VPLS
7 2 (6.67%) Firewall
7 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.33%) LAN
8 1 (3.33%) SNMP
8 1 (3.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Law
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
4 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
1 8 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) RSA SecurID
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Linux
4 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) CentOS
6 2 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (20.00%) Systems Engineering
1 6 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.00%) Line Management
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Server Building
5 2 (6.67%) Server Management
5 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (3.33%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCA
3 5 (16.67%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (13.33%) MCSA
5 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (6.67%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 26 (86.67%) XenDesktop
2 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (53.33%) XenApp
4 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.33%) KVM
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) HP SIM
2 6 (20.00%) SCCM
3 3 (10.00%) vCenter Server
4 2 (6.67%) Ansible
4 2 (6.67%) Puppet
5 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Netcool
5 1 (3.33%) SCOM
5 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Citrix
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 13 (43.33%) HP
3 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) Dell
5 6 (20.00%) Sony
6 4 (13.33%) Ivanti
6 4 (13.33%) NVIDIA
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco
8 2 (6.67%) EMC
8 2 (6.67%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.33%) Apple
9 1 (3.33%) Splunk