The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 40 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.34% 4.44% 1.61%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 36.11% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £434 £473 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.14% +35.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +1.16%
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
South East

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

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.66% 12.29% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 26
Median daily rate £350 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £249 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £513 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £15.00
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 Kent

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Kent

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 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 Kent region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) AppSense
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (28.57%) SCCM
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
5 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) CCA
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
2 1 (14.29%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) AppSense
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft