Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 598 561 570
Rank change year-on-year -37 +9 -38
Contract jobs citing XenServer 28 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.062% 0.052% 0.077%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.48% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 24
London median daily rate £374 £339 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.40% -10.20% -11.18%
10th Percentile £228 £310 £306
90th Percentile £451 £465 £506
England median daily rate £350 £363 £295
% change year-on-year -3.45% +22.88% -26.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £187.50 -
England median hourly rate £23.75 £34.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -30.14% +17.24% -3.33%

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 6,243 4,351 4,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.84% 10.87% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,563 3,040 3,255
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +16.88%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £188
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 116 159
London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.33 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.21% +42.17% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.21 £12.94 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £31.30
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -3.13%

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

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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 24 June 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

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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 24 June 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 -41 7 £418 +15.17% 3
East London - 1 £250 - 1
XenServer
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 22 (78.57%) Citrix
3 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (46.43%) XenDesktop
5 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 11 (39.29%) XenApp
6 11 (39.29%) Office 365
7 10 (35.71%) VMware
8 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
8 9 (32.14%) DHCP
8 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
8 9 (32.14%) DNS
8 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
9 8 (28.57%) SCCM
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (25.00%) Finance
10 7 (25.00%) Banking
11 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
11 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (21.43%) NetApp
11 6 (21.43%) Telnet
12 5 (17.86%) Linux
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
12 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (17.86%) Firewall
12 5 (17.86%) WSUS
13 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

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 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Office 365
2 2 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (32.14%) DHCP
1 9 (32.14%) DNS
1 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 6 (21.43%) Telnet
3 5 (17.86%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) Wireless
5 2 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Power BI
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Support Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Citrix Support
4 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (21.43%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Software Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 9 (32.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.57%) CentOS
8 1 (3.57%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) FreeBSD
8 1 (3.57%) SUSE
8 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
8 1 (3.57%) Unix
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (10.71%) Application Packaging
3 2 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.57%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (3.57%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (3.57%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (46.43%) XenDesktop
3 11 (39.29%) XenApp
4 5 (17.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (14.29%) vSphere
6 2 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 5 (17.86%) WSUS
3 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
3 2 (7.14%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.57%) Ansible
4 1 (3.57%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Citrix
2 10 (35.71%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (21.43%) NetApp
5 4 (14.29%) ServiceNow
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco
6 3 (10.71%) Sony
7 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
7 2 (7.14%) Ivanti
7 2 (7.14%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) Dell
8 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.57%) Splunk