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 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 29 31
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.48% 1.88%
As % of the System Software category - 2.86% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £370 £348
% change year-on-year
-1.95% +6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £12.50 £135.00
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -90.74%
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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
33 35 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 7.40% 16.75% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 22
Average daily rate £325 £223 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.75% -31.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £194 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £300 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.33% -26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.07 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £14.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) DHCP
3 9 (75.00%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (66.67%) XenApp
5 6 (50.00%) SMS
5 6 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (50.00%) AppSense
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (41.67%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) HP
6 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
6 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) Lync
7 4 (33.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
8 1 (8.33%) Compaq
8 1 (8.33%) Dell
8 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) DHCP
1 9 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Tester
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Assurance Consultant
2 1 (8.33%) Designer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (41.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) AppSense
3 5 (41.67%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Compaq
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft