Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 18 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 > Lancashire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - +59 -7
Contract jobs citing XenServer 2 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.44% - 2.18%
As % of the System Software category 4.65% - 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Lancashire median daily rate £303 - £373
10th Percentile £301 - £282
90th Percentile £305 - £412
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
Lancashire 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 Lancashire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 43 68 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 9.47% 10.27% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 67
Lancashire median daily rate £465 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.08% -3.70% +18.53%
10th Percentile £275 £123 £181
90th Percentile £575 £450 £466
North West median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.00% +7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Lancashire median hourly rate £43.00 £14.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.55% -29.27% -
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Lancashire

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Lancashire

XenServer
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lytham St Annes - 1 £305 -
Blackpool - 1 £300 -
XenServer
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SMS

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) AppSense
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft