The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 76 -
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.17% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.52% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.25 £44.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-38.06% +59.98%
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
66 110 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 8.29% 9.45% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 38
Median daily rate £425 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £530 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 23
Median hourly rate £14.86 £13.42 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.70% -27.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £10.07 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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