The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
UK / England
Rank 435 450 425
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 130 145 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 2.60% 3.06% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 97 104
Median daily rate £350 £353 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £115 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £23.99 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.05%
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5002 4746 4830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.06% 10.20% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3140 2874 2683
Median daily rate £400 £393 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 342 466 554
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in England

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in England

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in England

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in England

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 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
London -31 45 £375 -11.76% 12
South East +31 36 £348 +6.92% 4
East Midlands +14 18 £350 +207.01% 3
Yorkshire +14 10 £300 -25.00%
South West +8 7 £313 +13.63% 3
North East - 7 £275 -
North West +20 4 £525 +172.72% 2
East of England 0 2 £188 -27.18% 2
West Midlands -9 1 - -
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 245 (90.07%) Citrix
2 213 (78.31%) Windows
3 193 (70.96%) XenApp
4 154 (56.62%) Microsoft
5 139 (51.10%) VMware
6 134 (49.26%) Active Directory
7 122 (44.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 110 (40.44%) Windows Server
9 107 (39.34%) SCCM
10 81 (29.78%) VMware Infrastructure
11 73 (26.84%) Microsoft App-V
12 70 (25.74%) Windows 7
13 67 (24.63%) Finance
14 63 (23.16%) Security Cleared
15 61 (22.43%) XenServer
15 61 (22.43%) AppSense
16 58 (21.32%) DNS
17 57 (20.96%) Hyper-V
18 56 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
19 55 (20.22%) PowerShell
20 53 (19.49%) DHCP
21 49 (18.01%) Windows Server 2003
22 47 (17.28%) HP
23 44 (16.18%) ITIL
23 44 (16.18%) SC Cleared
23 44 (16.18%) NetScaler
24 43 (15.81%) Linux
25 39 (14.34%) Windows 10
26 35 (12.87%) MS Office
27 34 (12.50%) Skype for Business

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in 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 34 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 30 (11.03%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.57%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (2.21%) IIS
7 5 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.47%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (12.87%) MS Office
2 23 (8.46%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.31%) SAP hybris
2 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.35%) Office 365
2 13 (4.78%) IaaS
3 12 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.41%) SaaS
4 7 (2.57%) G Suite
5 5 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (21.32%) DNS
2 53 (19.49%) DHCP
3 44 (16.18%) NetScaler
4 25 (9.19%) Firewall
5 24 (8.82%) VPN
6 21 (7.72%) SAN
7 17 (6.25%) LAN
8 16 (5.88%) WAN
9 14 (5.15%) IP Telephony
10 8 (2.94%) TCP/IP
10 8 (2.94%) Wireless
11 7 (2.57%) BIG-IP
12 6 (2.21%) NAS
12 6 (2.21%) Skype
12 6 (2.21%) SSL
12 6 (2.21%) VoIP
13 5 (1.84%) SNMP
14 4 (1.47%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.47%) FTP
14 4 (1.47%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (2.94%) DB2
4 7 (2.57%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.37%) MS Access
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (4.78%) MSI
2 4 (1.47%) eggPlant
2 4 (1.47%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.47%) JIRA
3 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (24.63%) Finance
2 20 (7.35%) Banking
3 11 (4.04%) Marketing
4 7 (2.57%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.10%) Back Office
6 3 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.74%) Electronics
7 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.74%) Publishing
8 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.37%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
8 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (18.01%) Citrix Engineer
2 36 (13.24%) Analyst
3 33 (12.13%) Architect
4 30 (11.03%) Consultant
4 30 (11.03%) Support Engineer
5 24 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 24 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
7 16 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (5.51%) Citrix Analyst
8 15 (5.51%) Citrix Consultant
9 12 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 12 (4.41%) Citrix Support
10 11 (4.04%) Windows Support Engineer
11 10 (3.68%) Applications Engineer
11 10 (3.68%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (3.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 10 (3.68%) VMware Engineer
12 9 (3.31%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.41%) Software Packaging
2 5 (1.84%) Web Services
3 3 (1.10%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.74%) .NET
5 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.37%) HTML
5 1 (0.37%) Middleware
5 1 (0.37%) REST
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.37%) XML
5 1 (0.37%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (11.03%) Fat Client
1 30 (11.03%) Thin Client
2 24 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.68%) iSeries
3 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.94%) AS400
4 8 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.57%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.57%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.21%) Cloud Native
6 6 (2.21%) Clustering
6 6 (2.21%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.21%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.21%) Virtual Team
7 5 (1.84%) IVR
8 4 (1.47%) BYOD
8 4 (1.47%) PDA
9 3 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.74%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 213 (78.31%) Windows
2 122 (44.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 110 (40.44%) Windows Server
4 70 (25.74%) Windows 7
5 56 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (18.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 43 (15.81%) Linux
8 39 (14.34%) Windows 10
9 16 (5.88%) Windows 8
10 15 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (4.41%) Apple iOS
11 12 (4.41%) Windows XP
12 9 (3.31%) Unix
13 8 (2.94%) Android
13 8 (2.94%) Mac OS X
14 7 (2.57%) Ubuntu
15 6 (2.21%) Solaris
16 4 (1.47%) Mac OS
16 4 (1.47%) Windows Vista
17 3 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.18%) ITIL
2 25 (9.19%) TOGAF
3 22 (8.09%) Problem Management
4 20 (7.35%) Migration
5 19 (6.99%) Incident Management
6 17 (6.25%) Application Packaging
6 17 (6.25%) Change Management
7 16 (5.88%) Application Virtualisation
8 15 (5.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (5.15%) Infrastructure Management
9 14 (5.15%) Service Management
10 13 (4.78%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.41%) Patch Management
11 12 (4.41%) Project Management
11 12 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (4.04%) Software Deployment
13 10 (3.68%) Server Building
13 10 (3.68%) Software Distribution
14 9 (3.31%) Performance Management
14 9 (3.31%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 55 (20.22%) PowerShell
2 24 (8.82%) SQL
3 11 (4.04%) VBScript
4 7 (2.57%) Bash Shell
4 7 (2.57%) Python
5 5 (1.84%) VB
6 4 (1.47%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.10%) C
7 3 (1.10%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) Java
8 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 63 (23.16%) Security Cleared
2 44 (16.18%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.62%) Degree
3 18 (6.62%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.04%) Citrix Certification
6 10 (3.68%) CCA
7 8 (2.94%) HNC
7 8 (2.94%) MCSE
8 5 (1.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (1.47%) ISTQB
9 4 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (1.10%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (0.74%) CCNA
11 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.74%) CISSP
11 2 (0.74%) MCITP
11 2 (0.74%) MCSD
12 1 (0.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 193 (70.96%) XenApp
2 134 (49.26%) Active Directory
3 81 (29.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (26.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 61 (22.43%) XenServer
6 57 (20.96%) Hyper-V
7 31 (11.40%) vSphere
8 27 (9.93%) VMware ESXi
9 25 (9.19%) VMware ESX
10 22 (8.09%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (7.35%) BitLocker
12 8 (2.94%) Xen
13 6 (2.21%) VMware Server
13 6 (2.21%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.74%) Terminal Server
14 2 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
15 1 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
15 1 (0.37%) ProxySG
15 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 107 (39.34%) SCCM
2 22 (8.09%) WSUS
3 16 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 15 (5.51%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (4.04%) XenMobile
6 10 (3.68%) SCOM
7 9 (3.31%) EdgeSight
8 8 (2.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 8 (2.94%) Tivoli
9 7 (2.57%) AppDNA
10 6 (2.21%) Backup Exec
10 6 (2.21%) SafeCom
11 4 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
11 4 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
12 3 (1.10%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (1.10%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.74%) Failover Clustering
13 2 (0.74%) PowerCLI
13 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
13 2 (0.74%) Simpana
Vendors
1 245 (90.07%) Citrix
2 154 (56.62%) Microsoft
3 139 (51.10%) VMware
4 61 (22.43%) AppSense
5 47 (17.28%) HP
6 33 (12.13%) Cisco
7 28 (10.29%) Wyse
8 26 (9.56%) Symantec
9 25 (9.19%) Dell
10 20 (7.35%) CheckPoint
11 18 (6.62%) SAP
12 17 (6.25%) Apple
13 15 (5.51%) Intel Security
14 12 (4.41%) Red Hat
14 12 (4.41%) ThinPrint
15 11 (4.04%) CA
15 11 (4.04%) IBM
16 9 (3.31%) Google
16 9 (3.31%) hybris
17 8 (2.94%) Hitachi
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
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Rate: £120.00 - £130.00 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
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Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
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