The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 41 54 33
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 10 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.11% 0.22% 1.92%
As % of the System Software category 10.99% 3.13% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £131 - £364
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £132 - £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -4.76%
XenDesktop
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 32 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.20% 7.14% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 21 32
Median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £201 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Median hourly rate £13.23 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Gloucester +6 10 £131 -
XenDesktop
South West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (50.00%) SCCM
4 6 (50.00%) Migration
4 6 (50.00%) SLA
4 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (50.00%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 4 (33.33%) Canon
6 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
6 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) UAG
6 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 4 (33.33%) Service Management
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (33.33%) AppSense
6 4 (33.33%) ITSM
6 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) Internet

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) VoIP
1 4 (33.33%) VPN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Citrix Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 4 (33.33%) ITSM
2 4 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Server Building
3 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) VB
2 2 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) XenApp
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
4 4 (33.33%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (33.33%) AppSense
3 4 (33.33%) Canon
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (16.67%) Dell
4 2 (16.67%) Forcepoint