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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 37
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 0.45% 2.08%
As % of the System Software category - 5.88% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £280 £300
% change year-on-year +42.85% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £31.00 -
% change year-on-year +9.67% -  

XenServer is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 51 34 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 15.32% 7.69% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 31
Median daily rate £448 £410 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.14% +49.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £455 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire citing XenServer as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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