The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 115 102 103
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.37% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 1.43% 3.20% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 9
Median daily rate £313 £413 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% -12.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £321 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £478 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +27.50%
XenDesktop
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
279 281 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.99% 11.49% 12.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 144 127
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 17
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +39.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenDesktop across the Berkshire region.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +2 1 £225 -45.45%
Reading -4 1 - -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) XenApp
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (26.67%) vSphere
8 4 (26.67%) SCCM
8 4 (26.67%) XenServer
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (20.00%) AppSense
9 3 (20.00%) Clustering
9 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (20.00%) WSUS

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Database Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF Architect
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (13.33%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Unix
6 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
7 1 (6.67%) VMS
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (13.33%) CCA
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (13.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) VCP5
3 2 (13.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) XenApp
3 6 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (26.67%) vSphere
4 4 (26.67%) XenServer
5 3 (20.00%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (20.00%) ISA Server
6 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) SCOM
2 3 (20.00%) WSUS
3 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (13.33%) EdgeSight
3 2 (13.33%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (13.33%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (13.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (20.00%) AppSense
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Apple
6 2 (13.33%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec
6 2 (13.33%) Veritas
7 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.67%) Lumension