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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenServer
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenServer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£238 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £301 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -21.94%
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
198 93 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 12.28% 7.52% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 43 54
Average daily rate £310 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £330 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 25
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) TPMS
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) TPMS
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Brocade
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper