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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
South East / Kent
Rank 40 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.15% 0.89% 1.48%
As % of the System Software category 10.34% 6.90% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £375 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -44.23%

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
29 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.15% 12.95% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 18 32
Median daily rate £325 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.13% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £16.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -17.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Kent region over the 3 months to 18 January 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £325 -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) AppSense
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (85.71%) BitLocker
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 6 (85.71%) Fat Client
2 6 (85.71%) SCCM
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Wyse
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) Thin Client
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Server Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Server Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Floorwalker
4 1 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Fat Client
1 6 (85.71%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCA
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) BitLocker
2 6 (85.71%) VMware ESX
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) SCCM
1 6 (85.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) AppSense
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) CA
2 6 (85.71%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Symantec
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Wyse
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco