The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
London / City of London
Rank 136 137 180
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +43
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 17 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 5.74% 3.40% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 11
Median daily rate £350 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £314 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £433 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.34 - -
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 City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
296 294 466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.06% 9.24% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 221 333
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 27
Median hourly rate £22.34 £12.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.12% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.00 £16.46
% change year-on-year
-0.43% -2.76%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 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 City of London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 14 (73.68%) XenApp
4 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
5 10 (52.63%) Finance
6 9 (47.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
6 9 (47.37%) SCCM
6 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (31.58%) Symantec
9 5 (26.32%) MSI
9 5 (26.32%) AppSense
9 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
9 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
10 4 (21.05%) Banking
10 4 (21.05%) EMC
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco
10 4 (21.05%) SQL
10 4 (21.05%) VBScript
10 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
11 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
11 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
11 3 (15.79%) MS Office
11 3 (15.79%) ITIL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) DHCP
1 3 (15.79%) DNS
1 3 (15.79%) Firewall
1 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (10.53%) FTP
2 2 (10.53%) SMTP
3 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
3 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
3 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (5.26%) Internet
3 1 (5.26%) IPv4
3 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.26%) SSL
3 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MSI
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Electronics
3 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Back Office
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Application Discovery
3 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
3 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.53%) Data Deduplication
3 2 (10.53%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) High Availability
3 2 (10.53%) IT Asset Management
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
3 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
3 2 (10.53%) Server Building
3 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (5.26%) Personalization
4 1 (5.26%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) MCSE
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.26%) CCA
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) XenApp
2 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
5 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 3 (15.79%) XenServer
6 2 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (10.53%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Server
7 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
7 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (47.37%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (10.53%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (10.53%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
3 2 (10.53%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (5.26%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Citrix
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Symantec
5 5 (26.32%) AppSense
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
6 4 (21.05%) EMC
7 3 (15.79%) Altiris
7 3 (15.79%) Dell
7 3 (15.79%) HP
8 2 (10.53%) F5
8 2 (10.53%) SAP
8 2 (10.53%) Veritas
9 1 (5.26%) Wyse
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