The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 111 133 137
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 11 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% 0.036% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 3.17% 0.24% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Median daily rate £190 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.02% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £488 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £488 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.28%
XenDesktop
England

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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
347 422 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.08% 15.25% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 219 199
Median daily rate £350 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 84 58
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex - 5 £216 -
Hertfordshire +14 4 £260 -46.66%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £190 -
Suffolk - 1 £190 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 14 (77.78%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) XenApp
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 8 (44.44%) MS Office
5 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
5 7 (38.89%) XenServer
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
7 5 (27.78%) SCCM
7 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 4 (22.22%) Office 365
8 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
8 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
8 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
9 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (16.67%) VMware
9 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
10 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
10 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (11.11%) vSphere
10 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (11.11%) Windows 10

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
1 8 (44.44%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Citrix Support
2 5 (27.78%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (27.78%) Desktop Support
3 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Development Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) ITSM
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) XenApp
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) XenServer
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (11.11%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) Bacula
3 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.11%) AppSense
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) EMC
4 2 (11.11%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) Wyse