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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 393 436 407
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -29
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 221 179 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.36% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 3.78% 3.43% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 118 118
Median daily rate £333 £351 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 8
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £28.64 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.76%
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 5225 5015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.86% 10.44% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3634 2955 2714
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 622 641
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

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 30 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 30 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 30 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
North East - 72 £280 - 5
London -16 68 £425 +13.33% 15
South East -24 31 £413 -4.34% 9
South West -2 18 £300 +7.14% 2
West Midlands -5 13 £450 +90.47% 5
East of England +19 11 £190 -61.02%
East Midlands +7 3 £268 -17.53% 2
Yorkshire +4 2 £325 -7.14% 3
North West -36 2 £335 +24.07% 2
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 338 (91.35%) Citrix
2 298 (80.54%) Windows
3 290 (78.38%) XenApp
4 220 (59.46%) Active Directory
5 210 (56.76%) VMware
6 198 (53.51%) Microsoft
7 168 (45.41%) Windows Server
8 149 (40.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 148 (40.00%) SCCM
10 131 (35.41%) XenServer
11 128 (34.59%) VMware Infrastructure
12 119 (32.16%) Microsoft App-V
13 108 (29.19%) ITIL
14 107 (28.92%) AppSense
14 107 (28.92%) PowerShell
15 103 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
16 93 (25.14%) DHCP
17 92 (24.86%) HP
18 84 (22.70%) Windows 7
19 80 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
20 79 (21.35%) Security Cleared
21 77 (20.81%) DNS
22 75 (20.27%) NetScaler
23 73 (19.73%) MS Exchange
24 71 (19.19%) Finance
25 64 (17.30%) Hyper-V
26 61 (16.49%) Project Management
27 56 (15.14%) SC Cleared
28 55 (14.86%) MS Office
29 49 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010

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 73 (19.73%) MS Exchange
2 49 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (11.62%) Skype for Business
4 29 (7.84%) SharePoint
5 22 (5.95%) IIS
6 19 (5.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 18 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 12 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 12 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (2.70%) IBM Notes
10 9 (2.43%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (14.86%) MS Office
2 46 (12.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.35%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.27%) ImageReady
5 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (10.00%) Office 365
2 18 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.62%) SaaS
5 4 (1.08%) Amazon S3
5 4 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.54%) IaaS
6 2 (0.54%) PaaS
7 1 (0.27%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 93 (25.14%) DHCP
2 77 (20.81%) DNS
3 75 (20.27%) NetScaler
4 31 (8.38%) VPN
5 25 (6.76%) SAN
6 20 (5.41%) WAN
7 19 (5.14%) LAN
8 17 (4.59%) Internet
9 14 (3.78%) Remote Desktop
10 13 (3.51%) Firewall
11 11 (2.97%) VoIP
12 10 (2.70%) TCP/IP
13 7 (1.89%) SMS
14 6 (1.62%) MPLS
14 6 (1.62%) Skype
14 6 (1.62%) SSL
15 5 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
16 4 (1.08%) iSCSI
17 3 (0.81%) NAS
17 3 (0.81%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.54%) DTS
5 1 (0.27%) QlikView
5 1 (0.27%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 19 (5.14%) MSI
2 2 (0.54%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.54%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.27%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 71 (19.19%) Finance
2 17 (4.59%) Banking
3 13 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.24%) Legal
5 10 (2.70%) Back Office
6 7 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.89%) Publishing
7 6 (1.62%) Law
8 4 (1.08%) Retail
9 3 (0.81%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.27%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 65 (17.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 60 (16.22%) Support Engineer
3 54 (14.59%) Analyst
4 46 (12.43%) Consultant
5 39 (10.54%) Architect
6 35 (9.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 34 (9.19%) Citrix Consultant
8 33 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 32 (8.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 25 (6.76%) Desktop Engineer
11 24 (6.49%) Citrix Support
12 23 (6.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
13 22 (5.95%) Desktop Support
14 20 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support
15 19 (5.14%) Support Analyst
16 18 (4.86%) VMware Engineer
17 17 (4.59%) Citrix Architect
18 16 (4.32%) Citrix Analyst
18 16 (4.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
18 16 (4.32%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.81%) Web Services
2 2 (0.54%) .NET
2 2 (0.54%) Middleware
2 2 (0.54%) SAML
3 1 (0.27%) MDX
3 1 (0.27%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.27%) XML
3 1 (0.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.54%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.46%) Data Centre
3 27 (7.30%) Management Information System
4 26 (7.03%) Fat Client
4 26 (7.03%) Thin Client
5 15 (4.05%) Blackberry
6 12 (3.24%) Clustering
7 11 (2.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 11 (2.97%) PKI
8 9 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 7 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (1.62%) Smartphone
11 5 (1.35%) BYOD
11 5 (1.35%) Replication
12 4 (1.08%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.08%) EqualLogic
12 4 (1.08%) iSeries
12 4 (1.08%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 298 (80.54%) Windows
2 168 (45.41%) Windows Server
3 149 (40.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 103 (27.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (22.70%) Windows 7
6 80 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (9.19%) Windows 10
8 28 (7.57%) Windows 8
9 24 (6.49%) Windows XP
10 17 (4.59%) Linux
11 15 (4.05%) Apple iOS
12 14 (3.78%) Unix
13 6 (1.62%) VMS
14 4 (1.08%) Android
14 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.54%) AIX
16 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (29.19%) ITIL
2 61 (16.49%) Project Management
3 43 (11.62%) Service Delivery
4 39 (10.54%) Migration
5 29 (7.84%) Software Delivery
6 26 (7.03%) Business Continuity
7 22 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
8 17 (4.59%) Change Management
8 17 (4.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 17 (4.59%) Service Management
9 16 (4.32%) Application Virtualisation
9 16 (4.32%) Infrastructure Management
10 14 (3.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (3.78%) ITSM
11 10 (2.70%) High Availability
12 9 (2.43%) Analytics
12 9 (2.43%) Asset Management
12 9 (2.43%) Software Distribution
13 8 (2.16%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (2.16%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 107 (28.92%) PowerShell
2 42 (11.35%) VBScript
3 38 (10.27%) SQL
4 24 (6.49%) VB
5 13 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.62%) C
7 3 (0.81%) Java
7 3 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.54%) Python
9 1 (0.27%) C#
9 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 79 (21.35%) Security Cleared
2 56 (15.14%) SC Cleared
3 38 (10.27%) Degree
4 35 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (4.59%) BPSS Clearance
6 15 (4.05%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (3.51%) DV Cleared
7 13 (3.51%) MCSE
8 12 (3.24%) CCA
9 9 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (1.35%) CCEE
12 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.81%) MCITP
12 3 (0.81%) MCP
13 2 (0.54%) CCEA
13 2 (0.54%) MCSA
13 2 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.54%) PMP
13 2 (0.54%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.05%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (3.24%) SLA
3 6 (1.62%) QA
4 4 (1.08%) PMBOK
System Software
1 290 (78.38%) XenApp
2 220 (59.46%) Active Directory
3 131 (35.41%) XenServer
4 128 (34.59%) VMware Infrastructure
5 119 (32.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 64 (17.30%) Hyper-V
7 45 (12.16%) vSphere
8 40 (10.81%) VMware ESX
9 14 (3.78%) BitLocker
10 12 (3.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 7 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (1.62%) Brightmail
12 6 (1.62%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.08%) Terminal Server
13 4 (1.08%) UAG
14 3 (0.81%) Firmware
14 3 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.81%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.81%) Xen
15 2 (0.54%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 148 (40.00%) SCCM
2 41 (11.08%) SCOM
3 40 (10.81%) XenMobile
4 34 (9.19%) EdgeSight
5 29 (7.84%) SafeCom
6 23 (6.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (3.51%) SCVMM
8 12 (3.24%) HP SIM
9 9 (2.43%) SCOrch
9 9 (2.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (2.43%) Windows Intune
10 8 (2.16%) Backup Exec
11 6 (1.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 6 (1.62%) WSUS
12 5 (1.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (1.08%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.81%) AppDNA
14 3 (0.81%) BMC PATROL
14 3 (0.81%) Control-M
14 3 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 338 (91.35%) Citrix
2 210 (56.76%) VMware
3 198 (53.51%) Microsoft
4 107 (28.92%) AppSense
5 92 (24.86%) HP
6 40 (10.81%) Cisco
7 35 (9.46%) ThinPrint
8 28 (7.57%) Wyse
9 25 (6.76%) SAP
9 25 (6.76%) Symantec
10 22 (5.95%) Dell
11 18 (4.86%) NetApp
12 12 (3.24%) Oracle
13 10 (2.70%) IBM
13 10 (2.70%) Lotus
13 10 (2.70%) Rackspace
14 8 (2.16%) Apple
14 8 (2.16%) CheckPoint
14 8 (2.16%) Sophos
15 6 (1.62%) CA
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