The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 56 38
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.27% 3.72%
As % of the System Software category - 15.56% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 16
Median daily rate - £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +30.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.60% -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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 45 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.80% 8.15% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 60
Median daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £185 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £442 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -26.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £18.20 £22.00
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 Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenServer also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 2 (100.00%) DataPower
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) OpenShift
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AIX Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Unix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat