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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 53 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 2.78% 3.33% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £188 £325 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £313 £385
% change year-on-year
+10.40% -18.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- -44.36%

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 60 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 12.10% 10.07% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 30
Median daily rate £200 £360 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £264 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 11
Median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.72% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Watford - 1 - -
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X Server
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Database Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
1 1 (33.33%) Creative Problem-Solving
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
1 1 (33.33%) MCSA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL