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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 121 148 147
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.27% 0.032% 0.099%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 0.22% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £190 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+75.75% -31.25%
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
365 455 422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.32% 14.59% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 241 225
Median daily rate £375 £323 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% +17.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 83 87
Median hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Hertfordshire +19 4 £188 -10.71% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 - -
Norfolk - 1 £190 -
Suffolk - 1 £190 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) XenApp
3 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
4 9 (50.00%) XenServer
5 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (33.33%) MS Office
8 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 5 (27.78%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
8 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
9 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (16.67%) SCCM
10 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 2 (11.11%) vSphere
11 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (11.11%) Remedy
11 2 (11.11%) ITIL
11 2 (11.11%) DHCP
11 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
11 2 (11.11%) LAN

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 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) NetScaler
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 2 (11.11%) DHCP
3 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Internet
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) WAN
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix Support
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Citrix Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
6 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) CCTV
1 1 (5.56%) NHS
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) ITIL
1 2 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.56%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) XenApp
2 9 (50.00%) XenServer
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) WSUS
2 1 (5.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (5.56%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL
5 1 (5.56%) Wyse