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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 396 439 416
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -23
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 233 181 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 3.83% 3.35% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 121 110
Median daily rate £325 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 6
Median hourly rate £28.38 £25.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% +27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £17.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £28.81 £81.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +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
6084 5402 4971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.31% 10.79% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3849 3094 2714
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 568 601
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 94 £275 - 1
London -18 73 £415 +7.09% 15
South East -38 26 £425 +7.52% 9
West Midlands -21 14 £450 +76.47% 4
South West +4 10 £300 +7.14% 4
Yorkshire +8 6 £325 - 5
North West -26 4 £345 +27.77% 3
East of England - 4 £190 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 2
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 371 (92.29%) Citrix
2 324 (80.60%) Windows
3 320 (79.60%) XenApp
4 249 (61.94%) Active Directory
5 242 (60.20%) VMware
6 210 (52.24%) Microsoft
7 178 (44.28%) Windows Server
8 168 (41.79%) SCCM
9 167 (41.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 144 (35.82%) XenServer
11 141 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
12 136 (33.83%) Microsoft App-V
13 126 (31.34%) AppSense
14 118 (29.35%) ITIL
15 117 (29.10%) DHCP
16 112 (27.86%) Windows Server 2012
17 111 (27.61%) PowerShell
18 100 (24.88%) HP
19 94 (23.38%) DNS
20 91 (22.64%) MS Exchange
21 90 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
22 88 (21.89%) Windows 7
23 87 (21.64%) Security Cleared
24 80 (19.90%) NetScaler
25 76 (18.91%) Finance
26 74 (18.41%) Hyper-V
27 66 (16.42%) Project Management
28 64 (15.92%) SC Cleared
29 62 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2010
30 56 (13.93%) MS Office

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 91 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 62 (15.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (12.69%) Skype for Business
4 28 (6.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (6.97%) SharePoint
5 26 (6.47%) IIS
6 18 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (1.74%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.75%) Drupal
12 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 56 (13.93%) MS Office
2 40 (9.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) ImageReady
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.75%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.70%) Office 365
2 20 (4.98%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.98%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.49%) SaaS
5 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.75%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.50%) IaaS
6 2 (0.50%) PaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.25%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 117 (29.10%) DHCP
2 94 (23.38%) DNS
3 80 (19.90%) NetScaler
4 37 (9.20%) SAN
4 37 (9.20%) WAN
5 34 (8.46%) LAN
6 25 (6.22%) VPN
7 21 (5.22%) Firewall
8 16 (3.98%) Internet
9 13 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (2.99%) TCP/IP
10 12 (2.99%) VoIP
11 9 (2.24%) SMS
11 9 (2.24%) VLAN
12 8 (1.99%) WLAN
13 7 (1.74%) MPLS
13 7 (1.74%) Skype
14 5 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.24%) iSCSI
15 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.75%) MySQL
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.75%) Power BI
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.50%) DTS
6 2 (0.50%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.25%) QlikView
7 1 (0.25%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 26 (6.47%) MSI
2 2 (0.50%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.50%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 76 (18.91%) Finance
2 17 (4.23%) Banking
3 13 (3.23%) Legal
3 13 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 10 (2.49%) Back Office
5 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.74%) Publishing
6 6 (1.49%) Law
7 4 (1.00%) Retail
8 2 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Advertising
9 1 (0.25%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (16.42%) Citrix Engineer
2 64 (15.92%) Support Engineer
3 46 (11.44%) Consultant
4 45 (11.19%) Architect
4 45 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 44 (10.95%) Analyst
6 35 (8.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 31 (7.71%) Citrix Consultant
8 30 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 28 (6.97%) Virtualisation Engineer
10 27 (6.72%) Desktop Engineer
11 23 (5.72%) VMware Engineer
12 21 (5.22%) Citrix Support
13 19 (4.73%) Desktop Support
14 17 (4.23%) Citrix Architect
15 16 (3.98%) Infrastructure Support
15 16 (3.98%) Service Analyst
15 16 (3.98%) Windows Engineer
16 15 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 15 (3.73%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.24%) .NET
1 5 (1.24%) Web Services
2 3 (0.75%) CSS
2 3 (0.75%) HTML
2 3 (0.75%) HTML5
3 2 (0.50%) Middleware
3 2 (0.50%) SAML
4 1 (0.25%) MDX
4 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.25%) XML
4 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.44%) Computer Science
2 39 (9.70%) Data Centre
3 30 (7.46%) Management Information System
4 25 (6.22%) Fat Client
4 25 (6.22%) Thin Client
5 14 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 14 (3.48%) Replication
6 13 (3.23%) Clustering
7 10 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (2.49%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.99%) Device Driver
9 7 (1.74%) Mainframe
10 6 (1.49%) BYOD
10 6 (1.49%) PKI
10 6 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.24%) EqualLogic
11 5 (1.24%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.00%) Cloud Native
12 4 (1.00%) iSeries
12 4 (1.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 324 (80.60%) Windows
2 178 (44.28%) Windows Server
3 167 (41.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 112 (27.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 90 (22.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 88 (21.89%) Windows 7
7 33 (8.21%) Windows 10
8 31 (7.71%) Linux
8 31 (7.71%) Windows 8
9 23 (5.72%) Windows XP
10 16 (3.98%) Unix
11 14 (3.48%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.24%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.74%) VMS
14 6 (1.49%) Android
15 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.50%) AIX
16 2 (0.50%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (29.35%) ITIL
2 66 (16.42%) Project Management
3 43 (10.70%) Migration
3 43 (10.70%) Software Delivery
4 42 (10.45%) Service Delivery
5 34 (8.46%) Business Continuity
6 24 (5.97%) Infrastructure Management
6 24 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
7 23 (5.72%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 20 (4.98%) Software Distribution
9 18 (4.48%) Service Management
10 17 (4.23%) Application Virtualisation
11 16 (3.98%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (3.73%) Change Management
13 11 (2.74%) Analytics
14 10 (2.49%) ITSM
15 9 (2.24%) High Availability
15 9 (2.24%) Virtual Environments
16 8 (1.99%) Enterprise Architecture
16 8 (1.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 111 (27.61%) PowerShell
2 50 (12.44%) SQL
3 45 (11.19%) VBScript
4 31 (7.71%) VB
5 22 (5.47%) T-SQL
6 6 (1.49%) C
6 6 (1.49%) Java
6 6 (1.49%) Python
7 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (1.00%) C#
7 4 (1.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.00%) PHP
8 3 (0.75%) Go
9 2 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 87 (21.64%) Security Cleared
2 64 (15.92%) SC Cleared
3 50 (12.44%) Degree
4 34 (8.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (6.22%) BPSS Clearance
6 17 (4.23%) Citrix Certification
6 17 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 15 (3.73%) MCSE
8 14 (3.48%) CCA
9 13 (3.23%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (1.00%) CCEE
11 4 (1.00%) MCITP
12 3 (0.75%) ACMT
12 3 (0.75%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.75%) MCP
12 3 (0.75%) MCSA
12 3 (0.75%) MCTS
13 2 (0.50%) PMI Certification
13 2 (0.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.47%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (2.24%) SLA
3 6 (1.49%) QA
4 4 (1.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 320 (79.60%) XenApp
2 249 (61.94%) Active Directory
3 144 (35.82%) XenServer
4 141 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
5 136 (33.83%) Microsoft App-V
6 74 (18.41%) Hyper-V
7 52 (12.94%) VMware ESX
8 42 (10.45%) vSphere
9 14 (3.48%) BitLocker
9 14 (3.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 13 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
11 12 (2.99%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (2.99%) Xen
12 9 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (1.99%) DFS Replication
13 8 (1.99%) VMware Server
14 6 (1.49%) Brightmail
14 6 (1.49%) Terminal Services
15 4 (1.00%) Terminal Server
15 4 (1.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 168 (41.79%) SCCM
2 44 (10.95%) XenMobile
3 43 (10.70%) SCOM
4 36 (8.96%) EdgeSight
4 36 (8.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 34 (8.46%) SafeCom
6 16 (3.98%) SCVMM
7 11 (2.74%) HP SIM
8 10 (2.49%) WSUS
9 9 (2.24%) Backup Exec
9 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 8 (1.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 8 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 6 (1.49%) Failover Clustering
11 6 (1.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (1.24%) SCOrch
12 5 (1.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 4 (1.00%) Casper Suite
13 4 (1.00%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 371 (92.29%) Citrix
2 242 (60.20%) VMware
3 210 (52.24%) Microsoft
4 126 (31.34%) AppSense
5 100 (24.88%) HP
6 41 (10.20%) ThinPrint
7 40 (9.95%) Cisco
8 30 (7.46%) SAP
9 29 (7.21%) Symantec
10 27 (6.72%) Dell
11 26 (6.47%) NetApp
12 25 (6.22%) Wyse
13 22 (5.47%) Oracle
14 13 (3.23%) Apple
15 11 (2.74%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.49%) Rackspace
17 9 (2.24%) EMC
17 9 (2.24%) IBM
18 8 (1.99%) CheckPoint
18 8 (1.99%) Sophos
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