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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 113 123 102
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.044% 0.16% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 1.52% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 15
Median daily rate £525 - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+80.64% -32.60%
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
250 264 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.10% 10.25% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 134 112
Median daily rate £425 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £502 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 21
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +14.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.90 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) SCCM
5 3 (30.00%) XenApp
6 2 (20.00%) XenServer
6 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
6 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Apple
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) Workflow
7 1 (10.00%) Publishing
7 1 (10.00%) Migration
7 1 (10.00%) AppSense
7 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) VBScript
7 1 (10.00%) MSI
7 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange

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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Database Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) VMS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (10.00%) Server Building
1 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) DBS Check
2 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) Lumension
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto