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 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 66 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.75% - 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 6.80% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+80.64% -32.60%
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
103 78 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 11.09% 8.65% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 45 55
Median daily rate £300 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.84% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 5
Median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £100.00 £15.75
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 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 29 August 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bristol region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (66.67%) Skype for Business
5 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
5 8 (66.67%) Dell
5 8 (66.67%) DHCP
5 8 (66.67%) DNS
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (58.33%) MS Office
6 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
6 7 (58.33%) Wyse
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
6 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
7 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (50.00%) Oracle
7 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (50.00%) VPN
7 6 (50.00%) LAN
7 6 (50.00%) WAN
7 6 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco
7 6 (50.00%) Windows 10

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 8 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DHCP
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (8.33%) CESG
5 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (50.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
4 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
5 3 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) Dell
4 7 (58.33%) Wyse
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco
5 6 (50.00%) Oracle
6 5 (41.67%) Intel Security
7 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 4 (33.33%) Citrix
8 3 (25.00%) AppSense
8 3 (25.00%) Polycom
9 1 (8.33%) Symantec