Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 July 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
England > North West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 238 216
Contract jobs citing XenServer 0 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.065% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category - 0.61% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 12
North West median daily rate - £330 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.15% +28.86%
England median daily rate £363 £290 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -22.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £34.00 £29.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% +14.29%

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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 586 818 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.32% 10.69% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 411 431
North West median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +23.08% +20.37%
10th Percentile £141 £200 £189
90th Percentile £544 £525 £656
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 89 115
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.96% -3.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.20 £10.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £21.75 £22.15
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%

XenServer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XenServer as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XenServer in the North West

XenServer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenServer in the North West

XenServer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenServer in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenServer in the North West