The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 65 74 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.40% 0.36% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 3.80% 4.05% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £325 £363 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +81.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
XenDesktop
South West

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

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 74 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.51% 8.98% 7.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 44
Median daily rate £325 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 13
Median hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £101.00 £33.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Bristol region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
4 7 (70.00%) Fat Client
4 7 (70.00%) SCCM
4 7 (70.00%) VMware ESX
4 7 (70.00%) Wyse
4 7 (70.00%) Thin Client
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) MS Office
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
6 5 (50.00%) AppSense
6 5 (50.00%) Dell
6 5 (50.00%) Citrix
7 4 (40.00%) Symantec
7 4 (40.00%) VPN
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco
7 4 (40.00%) DHCP
7 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Fat Client
1 7 (70.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (20.00%) Private Cloud
4 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) CESG
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (30.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCA
1 2 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (70.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (40.00%) BitLocker
5 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) SCCM
2 4 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Wyse
3 5 (50.00%) AppSense
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
3 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 3 (30.00%) CA
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Polycom
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) Intel Security