The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 87 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the System Software category 4.48% 1.38% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £215
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
XenDesktop
West Yorkshire

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

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
134 145 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.58% 9.24% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 79 57
Median daily rate £400 £395 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +33.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £120 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 25 9
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.65 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.05 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) XenApp
5 6 (46.15%) vSphere
5 6 (46.15%) Server Building
5 6 (46.15%) ThinPrint
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 5 (38.46%) SAN
6 5 (38.46%) NetApp
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
8 3 (23.08%) Migration
9 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
9 2 (15.38%) SCADA
9 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (15.38%) Unix
9 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 2 (15.38%) Firewall

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 (30.77%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Server Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Server Support
2 6 (46.15%) Server Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server Support
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Administrator
5 2 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) SAN Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) SCADA
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Server Building
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) XenApp
2 6 (46.15%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (84.62%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) ThinPrint
4 5 (38.46%) NetApp
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
6 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (7.69%) EMC