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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 60 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.03% 0.45% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 5.80% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Median daily rate £325 £285 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -36.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +5.26%
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
90 69 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.32% 7.76% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 21
Median daily rate £350 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £234 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £68.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) XenApp
3 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
4 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
5 11 (64.71%) SCCM
5 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
6 10 (58.82%) Thin Client
6 10 (58.82%) Fat Client
6 10 (58.82%) Skype for Business
6 10 (58.82%) VMware ESX
6 10 (58.82%) Wyse
7 9 (52.94%) MS Office
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
8 8 (47.06%) AppSense
8 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (41.18%) DNS
10 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (35.29%) Citrix
10 6 (35.29%) Finance
11 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (29.41%) Dell
11 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
11 5 (29.41%) Cisco
11 5 (29.41%) VPN
11 5 (29.41%) DHCP
11 5 (29.41%) SQL
11 5 (29.41%) Application Virtualisation
11 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V

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 10 (58.82%) Skype for Business
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) DNS
2 5 (29.41%) DHCP
2 5 (29.41%) VPN
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) Skype
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 2 (11.76%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Office 365 Expert
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Server Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Fat Client
1 10 (58.82%) Thin Client
2 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows 7
3 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
4 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
8 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Application Virtualisation
2 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) XenApp
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (58.82%) VMware ESX
4 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (11.76%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (64.71%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Wyse
4 8 (47.06%) AppSense
5 6 (35.29%) Citrix
6 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Dell
7 4 (23.53%) CA
7 4 (23.53%) Polycom
8 3 (17.65%) HP
8 3 (17.65%) Intel Security
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) Symantec
9 2 (11.76%) EMC
10 1 (5.88%) Altiris