The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 0.85%
As % of the System Software category - - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.38%
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
Gloucestershire

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

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
19 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.38% 8.23% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
Median daily rate £308 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.64% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £415 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £470 £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.25 - £16.00
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 Cheltenham

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham