The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 51 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.12% -
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £188 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+75.71% -27.08%
XenDesktop
East of England

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

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 152 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 11.41% 17.95% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 78 35
Median daily rate £315 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £200 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £450 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.42% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £42.25 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (75.00%) XenServer
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (25.00%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Remedy
7 1 (12.50%) Dell
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (12.50%) SQL
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) SharePoint

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Support
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DBS Check
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (75.00%) XenServer
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Apple
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL