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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 1.49%
As % of the System Software category - - 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+80.64% -22.50%
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
49 52 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.40% 10.59% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 33 42
Median daily rate £375 £423 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.24% +29.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £344 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 £13.10 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.83% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £12.62 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £13.58 £107.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (60.00%) Migration
3 6 (60.00%) HP
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
5 4 (40.00%) SLA
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (30.00%) Law
7 2 (20.00%) AppSense
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (20.00%) Change Management
7 2 (20.00%) ITSM
7 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) VB
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange

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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
1 2 (20.00%) VPN
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) CMDB
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Server Building
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) VB
2 2 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) XenApp
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (20.00%) UAG
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) AppSense
3 2 (20.00%) Canon
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Dell
3 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Sophos