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 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / London
Rank 364 333 331
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 45 87 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.41% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 1.89% 4.19% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 52 64
Median daily rate £375 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £320 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £725 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £23.99 £20.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.86%
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2386 2076 1952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.27% 9.89% 9.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1657 1432 1283
Median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 83 114
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.20 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.92% +41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £50.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 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
City of London -11 7 £326 -18.62% 6
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 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 London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 81 (85.26%) Citrix
2 79 (83.16%) Windows
3 65 (68.42%) XenApp
4 49 (51.58%) Active Directory
5 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
6 41 (43.16%) SCCM
7 38 (40.00%) VMware
8 32 (33.68%) Windows 7
9 31 (32.63%) ITIL
10 27 (28.42%) Windows 10
11 26 (27.37%) Finance
11 26 (27.37%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (23.16%) HP
13 21 (22.11%) Security Cleared
14 19 (20.00%) PowerShell
14 19 (20.00%) Problem Management
14 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (18.95%) DV Cleared
15 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (17.89%) Linux
17 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (15.79%) Windows Server
19 14 (14.74%) Degree
19 14 (14.74%) DHCP
19 14 (14.74%) DNS
19 14 (14.74%) Service Management
20 13 (13.68%) Cisco
21 12 (12.63%) Apple
21 12 (12.63%) Software Packaging

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 4 (4.21%) MS Exchange
1 4 (4.21%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.05%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Office
2 5 (5.26%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.11%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) G Suite
2 4 (4.21%) Office 365
3 2 (2.11%) IaaS
3 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.05%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.05%) PaaS
4 1 (1.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.74%) DHCP
1 14 (14.74%) DNS
2 9 (9.47%) NetScaler
2 9 (9.47%) VPN
3 8 (8.42%) SAN
4 6 (6.32%) Firewall
5 5 (5.26%) LAN
5 5 (5.26%) SSL
5 5 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 5 (5.26%) WAN
6 4 (4.21%) BIG-IP
6 4 (4.21%) FTP
7 3 (3.16%) SNMP
7 3 (3.16%) VoIP
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.11%) MPLS
8 2 (2.11%) PCoIP
8 2 (2.11%) Skype
8 2 (2.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.32%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) eggPlant
1 4 (4.21%) HP UFT
1 4 (4.21%) JIRA
1 4 (4.21%) MSI
2 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (27.37%) Finance
2 9 (9.47%) Banking
3 6 (6.32%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.16%) Marketing
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
6 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Law
7 1 (1.05%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (25.26%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (11.58%) Architect
2 11 (11.58%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Applications Engineer
3 10 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (9.47%) Analyst
4 9 (9.47%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (8.42%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.37%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.37%) Design Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Consultant
8 5 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) VMware Engineer
8 5 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) Automation Engineer
9 4 (4.21%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.63%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.05%) HTML
3 1 (1.05%) Middleware
3 1 (1.05%) REST
3 1 (1.05%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.05%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.32%) Cloud Native
2 6 (6.32%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.21%) Clustering
3 4 (4.21%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.16%) Fat Client
4 3 (3.16%) IVR
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.11%) iSeries
5 2 (2.11%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.11%) VCE vBlock
5 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 79 (83.16%) Windows
2 32 (33.68%) Windows 7
3 27 (28.42%) Windows 10
4 18 (18.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (17.89%) Linux
6 15 (15.79%) Windows Server
6 15 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (8.42%) Mac OS X
8 7 (7.37%) Android
8 7 (7.37%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.37%) Ubuntu
8 7 (7.37%) Unix
8 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 4 (4.21%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.21%) Solaris
10 4 (4.21%) Windows XP
11 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.11%) SUSE
12 2 (2.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.63%) ITIL
2 19 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 14 (14.74%) Service Management
4 11 (11.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (11.58%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (8.42%) Patch Management
6 7 (7.37%) Change Management
6 7 (7.37%) Infrastructure Management
6 7 (7.37%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.37%) Software Distribution
6 7 (7.37%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (7.37%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 6 (6.32%) Migration
7 6 (6.32%) Use Case
8 5 (5.26%) Functional Testing
8 5 (5.26%) Project Management
8 5 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.21%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.21%) DevOps
9 4 (4.21%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 19 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.37%) Bash Shell
2 7 (7.37%) Python
3 5 (5.26%) SQL
4 3 (3.16%) C#
5 2 (2.11%) VBScript
6 1 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (1.05%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.05%) VB
6 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (22.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (18.95%) DV Cleared
3 14 (14.74%) Degree
4 8 (8.42%) HNC
5 7 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.21%) ISTQB
6 4 (4.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (4.21%) MCSE
6 4 (4.21%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.16%) CCA
7 3 (3.16%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.11%) CISSP
8 2 (2.11%) MCITP
9 1 (1.05%) ACMT
9 1 (1.05%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 65 (68.42%) XenApp
2 49 (51.58%) Active Directory
3 26 (27.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.53%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (8.42%) Xen
7 8 (8.42%) XenServer
8 7 (7.37%) BitLocker
9 6 (6.32%) VMware ESX
10 5 (5.26%) vSphere
11 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (2.11%) VMware Server
13 1 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 41 (43.16%) SCCM
2 8 (8.42%) WSUS
3 5 (5.26%) SCOM
4 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.11%) Backup Exec
6 2 (2.11%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.11%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.11%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.11%) SCOrch
6 2 (2.11%) Simpana
6 2 (2.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.05%) Casper Suite
7 1 (1.05%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.05%) Puppet
7 1 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.05%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 81 (85.26%) Citrix
2 44 (46.32%) Microsoft
3 38 (40.00%) VMware
4 22 (23.16%) HP
5 13 (13.68%) Cisco
6 12 (12.63%) Apple
7 11 (11.58%) Symantec
8 10 (10.53%) Dell
9 8 (8.42%) AppSense
10 7 (7.37%) Google
11 6 (6.32%) ServiceNow
12 5 (5.26%) WorldPay
13 4 (4.21%) NetApp
14 3 (3.16%) Avaya
14 3 (3.16%) IBM
14 3 (3.16%) SAP
14 3 (3.16%) Sun
15 2 (2.11%) EMC
15 2 (2.11%) Veritas
15 2 (2.11%) Wyse
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
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Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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