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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 95 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.058% -
As % of the System Software category 4.19% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £195 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £276 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.23% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.69% -17.50%
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
191 192 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.99% 11.17% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 56
Median daily rate £416 £350 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.92% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £13.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) NetApp
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (60.00%) LAN
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (40.00%) Legal
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) XenApp
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Service Management
7 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (20.00%) SCADA
8 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V

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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) NetApp
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Equitrac