The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
Rank 67 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 26 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.78% 0.44% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 15.29% 4.49% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
Median daily rate £350 £114 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+207.01% -62.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £313 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
170 156 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.64% 9.78% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 70 91
Median daily rate £350 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £114 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £414 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 39
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £19.00
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 East Midlands

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +9 22 £350 +207.01%
Leicestershire +5 2 £130 +14.03%
Northamptonshire - 2 £204 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 29 (96.67%) Citrix
2 25 (83.33%) XenApp
3 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 16 (53.33%) AppSense
5 12 (40.00%) Application Packaging
6 11 (36.67%) Windows
7 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 7 (23.33%) HP
8 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
8 7 (23.33%) VMware
8 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
9 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
10 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (16.67%) SAN
10 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (13.33%) vSphere
11 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.00%) VBScript

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (23.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) LAN
3 2 (6.67%) WAN
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Local Government
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Citrix Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Technical Leader
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support
4 3 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (36.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL
2 2 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Change Control
3 1 (3.33%) Chat Support
3 1 (3.33%) High Availability
3 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) C
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (83.33%) XenApp
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Citrix
2 16 (53.33%) AppSense
3 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (23.33%) HP
4 7 (23.33%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Apple
5 2 (6.67%) Brocade
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) EqualLogic
5 2 (6.67%) Lotus
5 2 (6.67%) Meraki
5 2 (6.67%) Sophos
5 2 (6.67%) Veeam