The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £423 £350
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +20.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +144.44%
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 Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
70 47 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.42% 6.10% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 30
Average daily rate £300 £388 £291
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +33.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £299 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 31
Average hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -55.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.40 £13.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

XenServer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Toshiba
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) BT
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Toshiba
1 2 (100.00%) VMware