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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
London / City of London
Rank 149 133 171
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +38
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 6 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.20% 0.46% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 1.99% 4.59% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 19
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £324 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £541 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £304 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -44.23%

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
301 305 465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.27% 9.99% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 234 314
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.80 £22.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Server Building
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) XenServer
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) FTP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 2 (22.22%) SMTP
7 2 (22.22%) SAP
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) SAN
7 2 (22.22%) Veritas
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) FTP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (22.22%) Firewall
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
3 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Electronics
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Server Building
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) Data Deduplication
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Application Discovery
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Patch Management
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) HNC
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) XenServer
4 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) Failover Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (22.22%) SCOM
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas
5 1 (11.11%) F5
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago