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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 151 185 185
Rank change year-on-year
+34 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 14 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.31% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 3.14% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 20
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £302 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £540 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.30 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.86% +41.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +27.50%
XenDesktop
London

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
371 574 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.97% 9.86% 9.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 425 394
Median daily rate £475 £388 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £240 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.13% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 30
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.83 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.77% +18.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £28.30 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +12.90%

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
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 24 June 2016, 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 28 (96.55%) Citrix
2 23 (79.31%) XenApp
3 22 (75.86%) SCCM
4 21 (72.41%) Windows
5 17 (58.62%) VMware
6 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
7 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
7 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
8 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (44.83%) Finance
9 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (37.93%) SCOM
11 10 (34.48%) Microsoft App-V
11 10 (34.48%) NetScaler
11 10 (34.48%) HP
11 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
11 10 (34.48%) ITIL
12 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
14 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
14 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (24.14%) XenServer
15 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (20.69%) SaaS
15 6 (20.69%) Migration
15 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
15 6 (20.69%) DHCP
15 6 (20.69%) DNS
16 5 (17.24%) SharePoint

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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (17.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) SaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (6.90%) IaaS
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) NetScaler
2 6 (20.69%) DHCP
2 6 (20.69%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) Internet
4 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) SNMP
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
2 2 (6.90%) AdminStudio
2 2 (6.90%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Legal
3 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Citrix Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Applications Packager
4 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix Support
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) SCCM Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Applications Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Device Driver
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.79%) Thin Client
3 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (24.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
8 1 (3.45%) Linux
8 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
3 6 (20.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (17.24%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.79%) Data Management
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) Problem Management
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
6 3 (10.34%) Change Management
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Application Discovery
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (3.45%) Application Virtualisation
8 1 (3.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (3.45%) Software Distribution
8 1 (3.45%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCA
3 1 (3.45%) CCEA
3 1 (3.45%) CCEE
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) XenApp
2 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (34.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (24.14%) VMware ESX
5 7 (24.14%) XenServer
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 4 (13.79%) Terminal Services
6 4 (13.79%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (13.79%) Xen
7 2 (6.90%) vSphere
8 1 (3.45%) BitLocker
8 1 (3.45%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (75.86%) SCCM
2 11 (37.93%) SCOM
3 5 (17.24%) HP SIM
4 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
4 4 (13.79%) SCOrch
5 3 (10.34%) XenMobile
6 1 (3.45%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (3.45%) Control-M
6 1 (3.45%) EdgeSight
6 1 (3.45%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Citrix
2 17 (58.62%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) HP
3 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
4 5 (17.24%) AppSense
4 5 (17.24%) Symantec
5 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) NetApp
6 1 (3.45%) Altiris
6 1 (3.45%) Apple
6 1 (3.45%) BMC
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Google
6 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.45%) Wyse
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