The table below looks at the statistics for XenServer skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenServer over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenServer
Rank - 143 117
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.40% 0.79%
As % of the System Software category - 3.52% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 25
Median daily rate - £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £240 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.75 £44.49 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-37.62% +61.78%
XenServer
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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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
337 483 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.79% 11.34% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 267 191
Median daily rate £375 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £206 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 49 60
Median hourly rate £14.34 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.10% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £23.90 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

XenServer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing XenServer as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenServer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XenServer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XenServer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XenServer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenServer across the North West region.

XenServer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XenServer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 North West region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

XenServer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (66.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) OpenShift
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) AIX Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DataPower
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware