The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank - - 74
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.21%
As % of the System Software category - - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.75 £23.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+32.25% -5.10%
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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 Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
145 136 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.79% 9.76% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 19
Average daily rate £350 £290 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.59 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

XenServer
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) CCA
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCEA
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Legal
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) CCIA
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Law
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 6 (100.00%) Legal
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Server Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCA
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCEA
1 6 (100.00%) CCIA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware