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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / East of England
Rank 124 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.094% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 1.94% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 5
Median daily rate £188 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £338
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
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 East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
283 309 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.32% 13.05% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 140 182
Median daily rate £365 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £142 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 81 80
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
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 22 January 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
Hertfordshire 0 1 £188 -42.30% 2
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East of England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) CCTV
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) G Suite
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3

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 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Database Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (20.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (20.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec