Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 589 599 597
Rank change year-on-year +10 -2 -19
Contract jobs citing XenServer 39 31 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.084% 0.066% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.54% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 24
London median daily rate £394 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £250 £141 £234
90th Percentile £494 £538 £575
England median daily rate £388 £358 £325
% change year-on-year +8.39% +10.00% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £37.55 £33.25 £28.88
% change year-on-year +12.93% +15.15% -19.57%

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 7,240 5,734 5,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.64% 12.23% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,306 4,108 3,820
London median daily rate £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% +12.22%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £195
90th Percentile £656 £638 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 146 145
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.71 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.03% +25.48% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.31 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.48% +7.20% -2.34%

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 16 November 2018.

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

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 16 November 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 -17 9 £394 +107.24% 2
West London - 2 - - 1
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 31 (79.49%) Citrix
3 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 27 (69.23%) XenDesktop
4 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
5 14 (35.90%) VMware
5 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (35.90%) XenApp
6 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
7 12 (30.77%) Office 365
8 11 (28.21%) Law
8 11 (28.21%) Sony
9 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
9 10 (25.64%) DHCP
9 10 (25.64%) DNS
9 10 (25.64%) Finance
10 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
10 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
11 8 (20.51%) Linux
11 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
12 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
12 7 (17.95%) HP
12 7 (17.95%) SCCM
13 6 (15.38%) CCA
13 6 (15.38%) Firewall
14 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (12.82%) Dell
14 5 (12.82%) SAN

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 10 (25.64%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) IIS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) DHCP
1 10 (25.64%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) NetScaler
3 6 (15.38%) Firewall
4 5 (12.82%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.82%) VPN
5 4 (10.26%) VPLS
6 3 (7.69%) VSAN
7 2 (5.13%) Wireless
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) LAN
8 1 (2.56%) SNMP
8 1 (2.56%) Telnet
8 1 (2.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) Power BI
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (28.21%) Law
2 10 (25.64%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Service Analyst
2 11 (28.21%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (23.08%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (2.56%) EMC VMAX
1 1 (2.56%) PKI
1 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (87.18%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.08%) Windows 7
4 8 (20.51%) Linux
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (17.95%) Windows 10
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) CentOS
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.56%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (10.26%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (10.26%) Change Management
2 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.26%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (10.26%) Server Management
3 3 (7.69%) Line Management
3 3 (7.69%) Migration
3 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 3 (7.69%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (7.69%) Task Automation
4 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
4 2 (5.13%) Deployment Automation
4 2 (5.13%) DevOps
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.56%) Identity Management
5 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (15.38%) CCA
3 5 (12.82%) MCSE
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.26%) MCSA
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (69.23%) Active Directory
1 27 (69.23%) XenDesktop
2 14 (35.90%) XenApp
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.69%) vSphere
6 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (5.13%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.56%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) HP SIM
3 4 (10.26%) vCenter Server
4 2 (5.13%) Ansible
4 2 (5.13%) Puppet
4 2 (5.13%) WSUS
4 2 (5.13%) XenMobile
5 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.56%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (2.56%) Netcool
5 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Citrix
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 14 (35.90%) VMware
4 11 (28.21%) Sony
5 7 (17.95%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) Dell
7 4 (10.26%) NetApp
7 4 (10.26%) NVIDIA
8 3 (7.69%) Cisco
9 2 (5.13%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.13%) Veeam
10 1 (2.56%) Apple
10 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.56%) EMC
10 1 (2.56%) IBM
10 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.56%) Splunk