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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 405 427 402
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 222 175 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.35% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 3.91% 3.38% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 119 130
Median daily rate £325 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
-8.02% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £28.75 £32.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +4.93%
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
5674 5170 5028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.13% 10.21% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3548 2877 2616
Median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 633 613
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.55 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 3 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Histogram 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 3 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
London -42 71 £425 +4.29% 11
South East +8 46 £363 -9.37% 8
North East - 44 £280 - 2
South West +9 22 £310 +15.88% 1
West Midlands +2 12 £450 +22.03% 6
East of England +9 11 £260 -46.66% 3
East Midlands +9 5 £111 -64.64% 1
North West -23 5 £360 +20.00% 2
Yorkshire +5 4 £325 -7.14% 5
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 331 (88.50%) Citrix
2 296 (79.14%) Windows
3 284 (75.94%) XenApp
4 221 (59.09%) VMware
5 217 (58.02%) Active Directory
6 210 (56.15%) Microsoft
7 178 (47.59%) Windows Server
8 152 (40.64%) SCCM
8 152 (40.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 147 (39.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 128 (34.22%) Microsoft App-V
11 125 (33.42%) XenServer
12 110 (29.41%) PowerShell
13 106 (28.34%) ITIL
14 100 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
15 93 (24.87%) HP
16 87 (23.26%) AppSense
17 83 (22.19%) Windows 7
18 81 (21.66%) NetScaler
19 80 (21.39%) MS Exchange
20 77 (20.59%) DHCP
21 75 (20.05%) DNS
21 75 (20.05%) Windows Server 2003
21 75 (20.05%) Finance
22 72 (19.25%) Hyper-V
23 68 (18.18%) Security Cleared
24 64 (17.11%) MS Office
25 59 (15.78%) Project Management
26 53 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2010
27 50 (13.37%) MS Excel

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 80 (21.39%) MS Exchange
2 53 (14.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (10.70%) Skype for Business
4 36 (9.63%) SharePoint
5 24 (6.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (5.61%) IIS
8 16 (4.28%) IBM Notes
9 14 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 64 (17.11%) MS Office
2 50 (13.37%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) ImageReady
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.36%) Office 365
2 17 (4.55%) SaaS
3 16 (4.28%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (3.48%) IaaS
4 13 (3.48%) PaaS
5 11 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 81 (21.66%) NetScaler
2 77 (20.59%) DHCP
3 75 (20.05%) DNS
4 36 (9.63%) VPN
5 34 (9.09%) SAN
6 18 (4.81%) Internet
6 18 (4.81%) LAN
7 17 (4.55%) WAN
8 15 (4.01%) Firewall
9 14 (3.74%) Remote Desktop
10 11 (2.94%) VoIP
11 8 (2.14%) SMS
11 8 (2.14%) TCP/IP
12 7 (1.87%) SSL
13 5 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (1.34%) MPLS
13 5 (1.34%) Skype
14 4 (1.07%) VLAN
15 3 (0.80%) iSCSI
15 3 (0.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.53%) DTS
6 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.27%) QlikView
6 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 16 (4.28%) MSI
2 2 (0.53%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.53%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 75 (20.05%) Finance
2 16 (4.28%) Banking
3 12 (3.21%) Financial Institution
3 12 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 11 (2.94%) Legal
5 8 (2.14%) Back Office
5 8 (2.14%) Law
6 5 (1.34%) Publishing
7 4 (1.07%) Retail
8 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 58 (15.51%) Analyst
2 57 (15.24%) Support Engineer
3 55 (14.71%) Citrix Engineer
4 47 (12.57%) Consultant
5 37 (9.89%) 3rd Line Support
5 37 (9.89%) Architect
6 35 (9.36%) Citrix Consultant
7 31 (8.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 26 (6.95%) Citrix Support
8 26 (6.95%) Support Analyst
9 24 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 23 (6.15%) Desktop Support
11 21 (5.61%) Infrastructure Support
12 19 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
12 19 (5.08%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 18 (4.81%) Citrix Architect
14 17 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
15 16 (4.28%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 16 (4.28%) VMware Engineer
16 15 (4.01%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.80%) Web Services
2 2 (0.53%) .NET
2 2 (0.53%) Middleware
2 2 (0.53%) SAML
3 1 (0.27%) MDX
3 1 (0.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.02%) Management Information System
3 26 (6.95%) Fat Client
3 26 (6.95%) Thin Client
4 25 (6.68%) Computer Science
5 21 (5.61%) Blackberry
6 15 (4.01%) PKI
7 14 (3.74%) Hedge funds
8 12 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.41%) Clustering
10 8 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (1.87%) Hybrid Cloud
11 7 (1.87%) User Experience
12 4 (1.07%) BYOD
12 4 (1.07%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.07%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.07%) Replication
12 4 (1.07%) Social Media
13 3 (0.80%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 296 (79.14%) Windows
2 178 (47.59%) Windows Server
3 152 (40.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 100 (26.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 83 (22.19%) Windows 7
6 75 (20.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (8.82%) Windows 10
8 31 (8.29%) Windows XP
9 29 (7.75%) Windows 8
10 27 (7.22%) Linux
11 21 (5.61%) Apple iOS
12 13 (3.48%) Unix
13 4 (1.07%) Android
13 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.07%) VMS
14 3 (0.80%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.53%) AIX
15 2 (0.53%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.53%) NetWare
15 2 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (28.34%) ITIL
2 59 (15.78%) Project Management
3 46 (12.30%) Service Delivery
4 36 (9.63%) Migration
5 25 (6.68%) Business Continuity
6 22 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (5.88%) Change Management
6 22 (5.88%) Service Management
7 21 (5.61%) ITSM
8 19 (5.08%) Software Delivery
9 17 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
10 16 (4.28%) Configuration Management
10 16 (4.28%) Infrastructure Management
11 15 (4.01%) Root Cause Analysis
12 14 (3.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 13 (3.48%) High Availability
14 12 (3.21%) Application Virtualisation
14 12 (3.21%) PRINCE
15 11 (2.94%) Open Source
16 9 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 110 (29.41%) PowerShell
2 38 (10.16%) VBScript
3 32 (8.56%) SQL
4 19 (5.08%) VB
5 9 (2.41%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.34%) C
7 3 (0.80%) Java
7 3 (0.80%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.53%) Python
9 1 (0.27%) C#
9 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 68 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 46 (12.30%) SC Cleared
3 34 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (6.15%) Degree
5 19 (5.08%) Citrix Certification
6 13 (3.48%) CCA
7 12 (3.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (3.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 11 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 11 (2.94%) MCSE
9 9 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 8 (2.14%) CCEE
11 6 (1.60%) CCEA
12 5 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.34%) MCP
13 4 (1.07%) DBS Check
14 3 (0.80%) CCAA
14 3 (0.80%) MCITP
14 3 (0.80%) MCSA
15 2 (0.53%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.48%) SLA
2 10 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.60%) QA
4 3 (0.80%) PMBOK
System Software
1 284 (75.94%) XenApp
2 217 (58.02%) Active Directory
3 147 (39.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 128 (34.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 125 (33.42%) XenServer
6 72 (19.25%) Hyper-V
7 43 (11.50%) vSphere
8 37 (9.89%) VMware ESX
9 13 (3.48%) BitLocker
10 12 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (2.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (1.60%) Brightmail
12 6 (1.60%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.07%) Firmware
13 4 (1.07%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.07%) UAG
14 3 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.80%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.80%) MetaFrame
14 3 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 152 (40.64%) SCCM
2 47 (12.57%) SCOM
3 40 (10.70%) XenMobile
4 29 (7.75%) EdgeSight
5 14 (3.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (3.48%) SCVMM
7 11 (2.94%) CFEngine
7 11 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (2.67%) HP SIM
9 9 (2.41%) Backup Exec
9 9 (2.41%) SCOrch
9 9 (2.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (2.41%) Windows Intune
10 6 (1.60%) WSUS
11 4 (1.07%) ServiceCenter
11 4 (1.07%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 4 (1.07%) Tivoli
12 3 (0.80%) BMC PATROL
12 3 (0.80%) Control-M
12 3 (0.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 331 (88.50%) Citrix
2 221 (59.09%) VMware
3 210 (56.15%) Microsoft
4 93 (24.87%) HP
5 87 (23.26%) AppSense
6 36 (9.63%) Cisco
7 29 (7.75%) ThinPrint
7 29 (7.75%) Wyse
8 26 (6.95%) Symantec
9 23 (6.15%) Dell
9 23 (6.15%) SafeCom
9 23 (6.15%) SAP
10 17 (4.55%) NetApp
11 16 (4.28%) Lotus
12 11 (2.94%) IBM
13 9 (2.41%) Oracle
14 8 (2.14%) Altiris
14 8 (2.14%) Remedy
15 7 (1.87%) CA
15 7 (1.87%) Sophos
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Halesowen
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