The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Xserve in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xserve over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Xserve
Rank 646 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xserve 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.006% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £125 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18062 18695 18267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.50% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11655 11714 10927
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 766 772
Median hourly rate £20.75 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

Xserve
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Xserve as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Xserve Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xserve
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xserve within the UK.

Xserve Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xserve
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xserve within the UK.

Xserve Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xserve
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xserve within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £125 -
England - 1 £125 -

Xserve
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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

1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) FileMaker
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (33.33%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 1 (33.33%) Mimecast

Xserve
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CINEMA 4D
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ADSL
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) FileMaker
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) Kaspersky
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sage