Period
to 25 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for XenServer skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenServer over the 6 months to 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenServer
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 110
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - - 0.096%
As % of the System Software category - - 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Cheshire median daily rate - - £275
North West median daily rate £300 £430 £370
% change year-on-year -30.23% +16.22% +34.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

XenServer is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 144 136 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 10.93% 9.45% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 78 112
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.67% +22.95%
10th Percentile £150 £140 £203
90th Percentile £575 £608 £621
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +6.67% +11.11% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 34
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.52% +6.14% -13.85%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.15 £9.91
90th Percentile £20.78 £21.60 £30.83
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% - -3.33%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Cheshire

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenServer in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Cheshire