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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 156 137 175
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +38
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.63% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 6.53% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 30
Median daily rate £395 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
346 337 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.89% 9.72% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 269 367
Median daily rate £438 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +16.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £206 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £647 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 46
Median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +48.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £14.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.50 £23.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 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 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) SCCM
4 12 (66.67%) XenApp
5 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
6 10 (55.56%) Finance
6 10 (55.56%) VMware
6 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (38.89%) HP
10 6 (33.33%) SCOM
10 6 (33.33%) NetScaler
11 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
11 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
11 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
12 4 (22.22%) Migration
12 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
12 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
13 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
13 3 (16.67%) Application Discovery
13 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
13 3 (16.67%) Xen
13 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
13 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (16.67%) Service Management

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 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) FTP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VLAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Platform Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Applications Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cloud Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.11%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 10
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.56%) Linux
7 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Migration
1 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Application Discovery
2 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 3 (16.67%) Service Management
2 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
3 2 (11.11%) Use Case
3 2 (11.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (5.56%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) HNC
1 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) XenApp
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (16.67%) Xen
6 2 (11.11%) BitLocker
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (11.11%) DFS Replication
7 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (5.56%) vSphere
7 1 (5.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) SCOM
3 2 (11.11%) WSUS
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Citrix
2 10 (55.56%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) Juniper
6 2 (11.11%) Apple
6 2 (11.11%) AppSense
6 2 (11.11%) Google
6 2 (11.11%) Symantec
7 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco
7 1 (5.56%) CommVault
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) IBM
7 1 (5.56%) Mitel
7 1 (5.56%) NetApp
7 1 (5.56%) SolarWinds
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