The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 47 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% - 1.18%
As % of the System Software category 3.45% - 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.75 £135.00
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -78.70%
XenServer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.37% 20.35% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 33
Average daily rate £275 £224 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% -31.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.33% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £14.75 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenServer across the Lancashire region.

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Citrix
2 16 (94.12%) VMware
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 12 (70.59%) DHCP
4 12 (70.59%) DNS
5 11 (64.71%) XenApp
6 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
7 8 (47.06%) HP
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (41.18%) AppSense
8 7 (41.18%) SMS
8 7 (41.18%) ITIL
9 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
9 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
9 6 (35.29%) SQL
9 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (29.41%) HP Data Protector
10 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
10 5 (29.41%) Project Management
11 4 (23.53%) Lync
12 3 (17.65%) vSphere
12 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (17.65%) MCSE

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire region citing XenServer also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenServer. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
1 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (23.53%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) DHCP
1 12 (70.59%) DNS
2 7 (41.18%) SMS
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Test Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Assurance Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Designer
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Implementation Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) MCSE
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) XenApp
3 7 (41.18%) XenDesktop
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (17.65%) vSphere
4 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
5 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Citrix
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) HP
3 7 (41.18%) AppSense
4 3 (17.65%) Compaq
4 3 (17.65%) Dell
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
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Rate: £230 per day
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