The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 60 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.15% 0.23% -
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 2.04% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £348
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -26.66%
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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 Oxfordshire region.

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 13.41% 11.04% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 15 28
Average daily rate £375 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £277 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.59 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -28.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.35 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

XenServer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware