Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 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 > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 159 147
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12 -19
Contract jobs citing XenServer 1 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.034% 0.085% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.76% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Manchester median daily rate - £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.67% +6.99%
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
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 332 393 390
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.31% 11.10% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 235 208
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £120 £145 £150
90th Percentile £538 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £385 £375 £339
% change year-on-year +2.67% +10.70% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 34 37
Manchester median hourly rate £16.60 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.28% -1.85% -10.00%
10th Percentile £10.83 £9.55 £10.15
90th Percentile £32.20 £20.73 £20.60
North West median hourly rate £14.97 £14.42 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.81% -0.55% -3.33%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in Manchester

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XenServer.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop

XenServer
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Support Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware