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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 77 66
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category - 5.43% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.76%
XenDesktop
North 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 Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
136 92 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.39% 9.36% 13.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 48 42
Median daily rate £425 £426 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.23% +61.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £220 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £713 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 20
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -32.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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