The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 43 40
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.56% 2.42%
As % of the System Software category - 4.55% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Median daily rate - £270 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £290 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+75.75% -31.25%
XenDesktop
North 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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 44 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 9.21% 12.29% 14.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 29 39
Median daily rate £303 £306 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% +13.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £204 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £406 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £13.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £65.80 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Lancashire region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (50.00%) ThinPrint
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) Brightmail
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SQL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Support
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365 Expert
2 1 (25.00%) Subject Matter Expert
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Brightmail
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) AppSense
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Compaq
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IronPort
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) ThinPrint
2 2 (50.00%) Wyse