The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 373 331 343
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +12
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 71 89 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.31% 0.40% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 3.06% 4.41% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 70 72
Median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
-8.02% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Median hourly rate £19.00 £28.75 £17.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.91% +65.99%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +4.93%
XenDesktop
England

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

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2318 2018 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.15% 9.04% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1348 1222
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 148 155
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in London

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in London

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the London region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +30 14 £400 -2.43% 5
Hounslow - 3 £415 -
Ilford +2 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £300 -
Bromley - 1 £200 -
Enfield - 1 £160 -
Grays - 1 £165 -
Harrow - 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 136 (91.28%) Citrix
2 114 (76.51%) XenApp
3 103 (69.13%) Windows
4 94 (63.09%) VMware
5 79 (53.02%) Microsoft
6 76 (51.01%) SCCM
7 73 (48.99%) Active Directory
8 70 (46.98%) Windows Server
9 65 (43.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 51 (34.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 50 (33.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 46 (30.87%) PowerShell
12 46 (30.87%) Windows Server 2012
13 45 (30.20%) NetScaler
14 40 (26.85%) ITIL
15 36 (24.16%) Finance
15 36 (24.16%) SCOM
16 33 (22.15%) HP
17 29 (19.46%) Windows 7
18 28 (18.79%) Hyper-V
18 28 (18.79%) DNS
18 28 (18.79%) MS Excel
19 26 (17.45%) XenServer
20 25 (16.78%) MS Exchange
21 24 (16.11%) SAN
22 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
22 21 (14.09%) AppSense
23 20 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
23 20 (13.42%) Service Delivery
23 20 (13.42%) MS Office

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 25 (16.78%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.72%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.34%) IIS
5 2 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (13.42%) MS Office
3 4 (2.68%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.01%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.67%) ImageReady
5 1 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (10.07%) SaaS
2 11 (7.38%) IaaS
2 11 (7.38%) PaaS
3 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.37%) Office 365
5 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.67%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 45 (30.20%) NetScaler
2 28 (18.79%) DNS
3 24 (16.11%) SAN
4 11 (7.38%) DHCP
5 9 (6.04%) Internet
6 7 (4.70%) VPN
7 5 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (3.36%) SSL
7 5 (3.36%) TCP/IP
7 5 (3.36%) WAN
8 4 (2.68%) Firewall
8 4 (2.68%) LAN
8 4 (2.68%) VLAN
9 3 (2.01%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.01%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.34%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.34%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (1.34%) MPLS
10 2 (1.34%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.40%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (3.36%) MSI
2 2 (1.34%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.34%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.67%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 36 (24.16%) Finance
2 12 (8.05%) Financial Institution
3 9 (6.04%) Banking
3 9 (6.04%) Legal
4 4 (2.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Games
5 2 (1.34%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (20.81%) Citrix Engineer
2 19 (12.75%) Consultant
3 17 (11.41%) Architect
4 15 (10.07%) Analyst
5 14 (9.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.72%) Citrix Consultant
7 12 (8.05%) Administrator
7 12 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (7.38%) Citrix Architect
9 10 (6.71%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.37%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.37%) Citrix Support
10 8 (5.37%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.70%) Citrix Administrator
11 7 (4.70%) Head of Infrastructure
11 7 (4.70%) Head of Technology
11 7 (4.70%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (4.70%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.34%) .NET
1 2 (1.34%) Middleware
1 2 (1.34%) SAML
2 1 (0.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.40%) Hedge funds
2 12 (8.05%) Data Centre
3 11 (7.38%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.71%) Fat Client
4 10 (6.71%) Thin Client
5 7 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.70%) PKI
6 6 (4.03%) Blackberry
6 6 (4.03%) User Experience
7 5 (3.36%) Clustering
8 4 (2.68%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.68%) Replication
8 4 (2.68%) Social Media
9 3 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.01%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.34%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (1.34%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.67%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 103 (69.13%) Windows
2 70 (46.98%) Windows Server
3 51 (34.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (30.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (19.46%) Windows 7
6 21 (14.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (9.40%) Linux
8 8 (5.37%) Windows 8
9 6 (4.03%) Windows 10
10 4 (2.68%) Android
10 4 (2.68%) VMS
11 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.34%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.34%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.34%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.85%) ITIL
2 20 (13.42%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (13.42%) Service Delivery
3 19 (12.75%) Project Management
4 16 (10.74%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (10.07%) Service Management
6 13 (8.72%) ITSM
7 12 (8.05%) Configuration Management
7 12 (8.05%) PRINCE
8 10 (6.71%) Migration
9 9 (6.04%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.04%) Open Source
9 9 (6.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (5.37%) Desktop Virtualisation
10 8 (5.37%) High Availability
11 6 (4.03%) Problem Management
12 5 (3.36%) Application Packaging
12 5 (3.36%) Data Management
12 5 (3.36%) Investment Management
12 5 (3.36%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.87%) PowerShell
2 11 (7.38%) VBScript
3 10 (6.71%) SQL
4 7 (4.70%) VB
5 2 (1.34%) Shell Script
5 2 (1.34%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (12.08%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.72%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (8.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (6.71%) DV Cleared
5 9 (6.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.37%) CCEE
7 7 (4.70%) CCA
8 6 (4.03%) CCEA
9 4 (2.68%) MCSE
10 3 (2.01%) CCAA
10 3 (2.01%) MCP
10 3 (2.01%) MCSA
11 2 (1.34%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.34%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.67%) CCNA
12 1 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.67%) Degree
12 1 (0.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 114 (76.51%) XenApp
2 73 (48.99%) Active Directory
3 65 (43.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (33.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 28 (18.79%) Hyper-V
6 26 (17.45%) XenServer
7 11 (7.38%) vSphere
8 9 (6.04%) VMware ESX
9 8 (5.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (4.70%) BitLocker
11 5 (3.36%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (2.68%) Terminal Services
13 3 (2.01%) MetaFrame
14 2 (1.34%) Firmware
14 2 (1.34%) Xen
15 1 (0.67%) DFS Replication
15 1 (0.67%) SRDF
15 1 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 76 (51.01%) SCCM
2 36 (24.16%) SCOM
3 14 (9.40%) XenMobile
4 10 (6.71%) HP SIM
5 9 (6.04%) CFEngine
5 9 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (4.70%) Backup Exec
7 4 (2.68%) SCOrch
7 4 (2.68%) Windows Intune
8 3 (2.01%) BMC PATROL
8 3 (2.01%) Control-M
8 3 (2.01%) IBM BigFix
8 3 (2.01%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (2.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.34%) AppDNA
9 2 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.67%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.67%) EMC VPLEX
10 1 (0.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 136 (91.28%) Citrix
2 94 (63.09%) VMware
3 79 (53.02%) Microsoft
4 33 (22.15%) HP
5 21 (14.09%) AppSense
6 13 (8.72%) Symantec
7 10 (6.71%) Cisco
8 7 (4.70%) Altiris
9 6 (4.03%) Remedy
9 6 (4.03%) Wyse
10 5 (3.36%) BMC
10 5 (3.36%) IBM
11 4 (2.68%) Apple
11 4 (2.68%) NetApp
12 3 (2.01%) Dell
12 3 (2.01%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.34%) Brocade
13 2 (1.34%) EMC
13 2 (1.34%) Mitel
13 2 (1.34%) Veeam
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