The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
North West / Cheshire
Rank 46 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% - 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £313 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.40% -21.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- -44.36%

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

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
48 81 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 9.60% 8.48% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 41 29
Median daily rate £300 £305 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £231 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £670
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Cheshire region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - - 2
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Intel Security
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) WSUS
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (83.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) DNA
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) SLA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (16.67%) DNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Intel Security
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) VMware