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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 454 451 420
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 144 171 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.34% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.47% 3.39% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 119 133
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Median hourly rate - £23.99 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.93%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
XenDesktop
UK

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
5840 5041 5361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.69% 9.97% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 2954 2954
Median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 598 680
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
London -49 57 £381 -10.29% 14
South East +49 36 £340 -9.33% 2
North West +6 16 £450 +21.62% 5
Yorkshire +19 11 £300 -25.00% 4
North East - 9 £250 -
South West +17 5 £325 -10.34% 5
East of England +6 4 - - 1
East Midlands -7 4 £375 +228.94% 1
West Midlands -17 1 £435 +24.28% 1
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 300 (92.88%) Citrix
2 272 (84.21%) Windows
3 239 (73.99%) XenApp
4 202 (62.54%) Microsoft
5 191 (59.13%) Active Directory
6 183 (56.66%) VMware
7 146 (45.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 146 (45.20%) SCCM
8 138 (42.72%) Windows Server
9 106 (32.82%) VMware Infrastructure
10 104 (32.20%) Microsoft App-V
11 87 (26.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 86 (26.63%) Windows 7
13 84 (26.01%) XenServer
14 81 (25.08%) DHCP
15 78 (24.15%) AppSense
16 77 (23.84%) DNS
17 75 (23.22%) PowerShell
18 73 (22.60%) ITIL
19 68 (21.05%) Hyper-V
20 65 (20.12%) HP
21 63 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
21 63 (19.50%) NetScaler
22 62 (19.20%) Finance
23 60 (18.58%) Security Cleared
24 58 (17.96%) MS Exchange
25 54 (16.72%) Linux
26 52 (16.10%) Windows 10
27 41 (12.69%) SC Cleared
28 39 (12.07%) 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 58 (17.96%) MS Exchange
2 39 (12.07%) Skype for Business
3 35 (10.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 14 (4.33%) IIS
7 12 (3.72%) SharePoint
8 9 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (1.24%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.31%) Drupal
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (10.53%) MS Office
2 23 (7.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.62%) MS Project
3 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.79%) SAP hybris
2 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 24 (7.43%) Office 365
2 17 (5.26%) IaaS
3 14 (4.33%) SaaS
4 10 (3.10%) G Suite
5 6 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (1.24%) PaaS
7 2 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.62%) Data Lake Analytics
7 2 (0.62%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.31%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.31%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 81 (25.08%) DHCP
2 77 (23.84%) DNS
3 63 (19.50%) NetScaler
4 33 (10.22%) Firewall
4 33 (10.22%) SAN
4 33 (10.22%) WAN
5 32 (9.91%) LAN
6 20 (6.19%) VPN
7 15 (4.64%) IP Telephony
8 14 (4.33%) VLAN
9 9 (2.79%) Skype
9 9 (2.79%) TCP/IP
9 9 (2.79%) Wireless
10 8 (2.48%) VoIP
10 8 (2.48%) WLAN
11 7 (2.17%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.86%) NAS
13 5 (1.55%) SNMP
14 4 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
14 4 (1.24%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.93%) DB2
5 3 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.93%) MySQL
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.93%) Power BI
6 2 (0.62%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.62%) HDInsight
6 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.31%) MS Access
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (6.19%) MSI
2 4 (1.24%) eggPlant
2 4 (1.24%) HP UFT
2 4 (1.24%) JIRA
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (19.20%) Finance
2 19 (5.88%) Banking
3 9 (2.79%) Marketing
4 5 (1.55%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.24%) Back Office
5 4 (1.24%) Legal
5 4 (1.24%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.62%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (15.79%) Citrix Engineer
2 44 (13.62%) Architect
3 38 (11.76%) Analyst
4 37 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (11.46%) Support Engineer
5 29 (8.98%) Consultant
6 26 (8.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 24 (7.43%) Desktop Engineer
8 23 (7.12%) Windows Engineer
9 19 (5.88%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 17 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
10 17 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
11 13 (4.02%) Citrix Analyst
11 13 (4.02%) Citrix Support
11 13 (4.02%) Design Engineer
12 12 (3.72%) Applications Engineer
12 12 (3.72%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (3.41%) Citrix Consultant
13 11 (3.41%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.10%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.72%) Software Packaging
2 6 (1.86%) Web Services
3 3 (0.93%) .NET
3 3 (0.93%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.62%) HTML
5 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.31%) CSS
5 1 (0.31%) HTML5
5 1 (0.31%) Middleware
5 1 (0.31%) REST
5 1 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.31%) XML
5 1 (0.31%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.05%) Computer Science
2 25 (7.74%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.43%) Fat Client
3 24 (7.43%) Thin Client
4 20 (6.19%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.02%) Data Centre
6 11 (3.41%) Cloud Native
7 9 (2.79%) Blackberry
7 9 (2.79%) Replication
8 8 (2.48%) Private Cloud
9 7 (2.17%) BYOD
9 7 (2.17%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.86%) Clustering
11 5 (1.55%) CESG
11 5 (1.55%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (1.55%) iSeries
11 5 (1.55%) IVR
11 5 (1.55%) PDA
12 4 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.93%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 272 (84.21%) Windows
2 146 (45.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 138 (42.72%) Windows Server
4 87 (26.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 86 (26.63%) Windows 7
6 63 (19.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (16.72%) Linux
8 52 (16.10%) Windows 10
9 24 (7.43%) Windows 8
10 19 (5.88%) Windows XP
11 17 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 15 (4.64%) Apple iOS
12 15 (4.64%) Mac OS X
13 12 (3.72%) Android
14 10 (3.10%) Ubuntu
14 10 (3.10%) Unix
15 6 (1.86%) Solaris
15 6 (1.86%) Windows Vista
16 5 (1.55%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (1.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (22.60%) ITIL
2 29 (8.98%) Infrastructure Management
3 28 (8.67%) Software Delivery
4 26 (8.05%) Project Management
5 23 (7.12%) Migration
5 23 (7.12%) Service Delivery
6 22 (6.81%) Software Distribution
7 20 (6.19%) Business Continuity
8 19 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 19 (5.88%) Service Management
9 18 (5.57%) Patch Management
9 18 (5.57%) TOGAF
10 16 (4.95%) Application Virtualisation
11 15 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (4.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (4.02%) Incident Management
13 13 (4.02%) Virtual Infrastructure
14 12 (3.72%) Change Management
14 12 (3.72%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 12 (3.72%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 75 (23.22%) PowerShell
2 35 (10.84%) SQL
3 23 (7.12%) VBScript
4 19 (5.88%) VB
5 15 (4.64%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.33%) Python
7 13 (4.02%) Bash Shell
8 4 (1.24%) C#
9 2 (0.62%) Java
9 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.31%) Go
10 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.31%) PHP
10 1 (0.31%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (18.58%) Security Cleared
2 41 (12.69%) SC Cleared
3 38 (11.76%) Degree
4 23 (7.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 16 (4.95%) BPSS Clearance
6 16 (4.95%) CCA
7 15 (4.64%) MCSE
8 11 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (2.48%) HNC
10 6 (1.86%) MCSA
11 5 (1.55%) ACMT
11 5 (1.55%) CESG Certified Professional
11 5 (1.55%) MCTS
12 4 (1.24%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.24%) ISTQB
12 4 (1.24%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 4 (1.24%) MCITP
13 2 (0.62%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) QA
System Software
1 239 (73.99%) XenApp
2 191 (59.13%) Active Directory
3 106 (32.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 104 (32.20%) Microsoft App-V
5 84 (26.01%) XenServer
6 68 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 35 (10.84%) vSphere
8 33 (10.22%) VMware ESX
9 24 (7.43%) BitLocker
10 21 (6.50%) VMware ESXi
11 19 (5.88%) Virtual Desktop
11 19 (5.88%) Xen
12 12 (3.72%) VMware Server
13 10 (3.10%) DFS Replication
14 6 (1.86%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (1.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 3 (0.93%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.62%) KVM
17 2 (0.62%) MetaFrame
17 2 (0.62%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 146 (45.20%) SCCM
2 29 (8.98%) WSUS
3 26 (8.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 20 (6.19%) SCOM
5 19 (5.88%) XenMobile
6 17 (5.26%) EdgeSight
7 15 (4.64%) McAfee ePO
7 15 (4.64%) SafeCom
8 11 (3.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (2.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 8 (2.48%) SCVMM
10 6 (1.86%) Casper Suite
11 5 (1.55%) AppDNA
11 5 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (1.24%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (1.24%) PowerCLI
12 4 (1.24%) SCOrch
12 4 (1.24%) Simpana
13 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
13 3 (0.93%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 300 (92.88%) Citrix
2 202 (62.54%) Microsoft
3 183 (56.66%) VMware
4 78 (24.15%) AppSense
5 65 (20.12%) HP
6 38 (11.76%) Dell
7 37 (11.46%) Cisco
8 28 (8.67%) Symantec
9 27 (8.36%) Apple
10 26 (8.05%) SAP
11 22 (6.81%) CheckPoint
11 22 (6.81%) ThinPrint
12 21 (6.50%) NetApp
13 17 (5.26%) Wyse
14 16 (4.95%) Intel Security
15 14 (4.33%) Google
15 14 (4.33%) Red Hat
16 10 (3.10%) CA
16 10 (3.10%) SolarWinds
17 9 (2.79%) Oracle
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