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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 65 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.60% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 6.17% 5.41% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £310 £285 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -36.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.76%
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
81 74 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.65% 8.25% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 45 26
Median daily rate £330 £290 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -31.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £173 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.90 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £29.20 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 29 May 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) XenApp
2 15 (93.75%) VMware
3 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
5 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (75.00%) VMware ESX
5 12 (75.00%) Skype for Business
6 11 (68.75%) Fat Client
6 11 (68.75%) SCCM
6 11 (68.75%) Wyse
6 11 (68.75%) Thin Client
6 11 (68.75%) MS Office
7 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (50.00%) AppSense
8 8 (50.00%) Finance
9 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (43.75%) VPN
9 7 (43.75%) DNS
9 7 (43.75%) Cisco
10 6 (37.50%) SQL
10 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
10 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
11 5 (31.25%) Application Virtualisation
11 5 (31.25%) Intel Security
11 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (31.25%) VBScript
11 5 (31.25%) Oracle
11 5 (31.25%) LAN

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 12 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) DNS
1 7 (43.75%) VPN
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Skype
4 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Expert
4 2 (12.50%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Server Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (68.75%) Fat Client
1 11 (68.75%) Thin Client
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (31.25%) VBScript
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) XenApp
2 14 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
4 12 (75.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (12.50%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Wyse
4 8 (50.00%) AppSense
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) CheckPoint
7 5 (31.25%) Intel Security
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 4 (25.00%) CA
8 4 (25.00%) Dell
8 4 (25.00%) Polycom
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
10 2 (12.50%) Symantec