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 27 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenServer
Rank 85 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.077% - 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-22.07% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £12.50 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
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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
100 111 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 7.65% 9.20% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 44
Average daily rate £275 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 34
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -15.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £34.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 3 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Architect
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix