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 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 362 347 350
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 74 85 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 3.70% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 64 50
Median daily rate £415 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £227 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £26.03 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +15.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+75.71% -27.08%
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
2589 2298 2188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.69% 9.74% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1816 1509 1340
Median daily rate £450 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 125 162
Median hourly rate £14.02 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.12% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +48 15 £403 -10.55% 2
Croydon -18 3 £450 -2.70%
Hounslow - 3 £415 -
Feltham - 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 141 (99.30%) Citrix
2 109 (76.76%) Windows
3 92 (64.79%) XenApp
4 82 (57.75%) VMware
5 76 (53.52%) Active Directory
6 70 (49.30%) Microsoft
7 69 (48.59%) SCCM
8 49 (34.51%) VMware Infrastructure
8 49 (34.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (32.39%) PowerShell
9 46 (32.39%) Windows Server
10 44 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (29.58%) HP
12 38 (26.76%) ITIL
12 38 (26.76%) NetScaler
13 33 (23.24%) Microsoft App-V
14 32 (22.54%) Finance
14 32 (22.54%) Windows 7
15 30 (21.13%) SCOM
16 27 (19.01%) MS Exchange
17 25 (17.61%) SAN
18 23 (16.20%) Windows 10
19 22 (15.49%) Hyper-V
20 21 (14.79%) XenServer
21 20 (14.08%) VMware ESX
21 20 (14.08%) AppSense
21 20 (14.08%) MS Office
22 19 (13.38%) Symantec
23 18 (12.68%) Linux
23 18 (12.68%) MS Excel

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 27 (19.01%) MS Exchange
2 14 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (7.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.23%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.11%) Drupal
6 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) IIS
7 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (14.08%) MS Office
2 18 (12.68%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.70%) ImageReady
5 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.11%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (9.15%) Office 365
3 9 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.23%) SaaS
5 4 (2.82%) IaaS
5 4 (2.82%) PaaS
6 3 (2.11%) Google Apps
7 2 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.70%) IBM PureFlex
8 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.70%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.76%) NetScaler
2 25 (17.61%) SAN
3 15 (10.56%) DNS
4 12 (8.45%) WAN
5 11 (7.75%) DHCP
5 11 (7.75%) LAN
6 7 (4.93%) VLAN
6 7 (4.93%) WLAN
7 6 (4.23%) Firewall
8 5 (3.52%) iSCSI
9 4 (2.82%) Internet
9 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.11%) Skype
10 3 (2.11%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.11%) VPN
11 2 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (1.41%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (1.41%) MPLS
11 2 (1.41%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.11%) MySQL
2 3 (2.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.11%) Power BI
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) MSI
2 2 (1.41%) AdminStudio
2 2 (1.41%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 32 (22.54%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Legal
4 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.41%) Games
5 2 (1.41%) Law
5 2 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
6 1 (0.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (19.01%) Citrix Engineer
2 23 (16.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 19 (13.38%) Consultant
4 18 (12.68%) Architect
5 16 (11.27%) Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (6.34%) Citrix Consultant
8 7 (4.93%) Citrix Architect
8 7 (4.93%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Administrator
9 6 (4.23%) Applications Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Citrix Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Design Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Support Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.23%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (3.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.52%) .NET
2 3 (2.11%) CSS
2 3 (2.11%) HTML
2 3 (2.11%) HTML5
2 3 (2.11%) Web Services
3 2 (1.41%) Middleware
3 2 (1.41%) SAML
4 1 (0.70%) MDX
4 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.15%) Replication
2 12 (8.45%) Data Centre
3 10 (7.04%) Device Driver
4 8 (5.63%) Clustering
4 8 (5.63%) Fat Client
4 8 (5.63%) Thin Client
5 7 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.52%) Cloud Native
6 5 (3.52%) EqualLogic
6 5 (3.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (2.11%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.11%) BYOD
7 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.41%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.70%) Informatics
9 1 (0.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 109 (76.76%) Windows
2 49 (34.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (32.39%) Windows Server
4 44 (30.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (22.54%) Windows 7
6 23 (16.20%) Windows 10
7 18 (12.68%) Linux
8 17 (11.97%) Windows 8
8 17 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (7.04%) Windows XP
10 9 (6.34%) Mac OS X
11 7 (4.93%) VMS
12 6 (4.23%) Android
13 5 (3.52%) Apple iOS
14 3 (2.11%) Ubuntu
15 2 (1.41%) Windows 2000
15 2 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.41%) Windows Phone
15 2 (1.41%) Windows Phone 8
16 1 (0.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.76%) ITIL
2 17 (11.97%) Root Cause Analysis
3 13 (9.15%) Infrastructure Management
3 13 (9.15%) Project Management
4 12 (8.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (7.75%) Migration
6 9 (6.34%) Service Management
7 8 (5.63%) Application Virtualisation
8 7 (4.93%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (4.93%) Asset Management
8 7 (4.93%) Release Management
9 6 (4.23%) Problem Management
9 6 (4.23%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 5 (3.52%) Mentoring
10 5 (3.52%) Patch Management
10 5 (3.52%) Software Distribution
10 5 (3.52%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (3.52%) Use Case
10 5 (3.52%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.39%) PowerShell
2 10 (7.04%) SQL
3 9 (6.34%) VB
4 8 (5.63%) VBScript
5 7 (4.93%) Python
6 6 (4.23%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.82%) C#
8 3 (2.11%) Go
8 3 (2.11%) Java
8 3 (2.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.11%) PHP
9 2 (1.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (10.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (7.75%) DV Cleared
3 11 (7.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.04%) CCA
5 8 (5.63%) MCSE
5 8 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (3.52%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.82%) ACMT
7 4 (2.82%) MCTS
8 3 (2.11%) Degree
8 3 (2.11%) MCSA
9 2 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (1.41%) DBS Check
9 2 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.41%) MCITP
9 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.70%) CCEA
10 1 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 92 (64.79%) XenApp
2 76 (53.52%) Active Directory
3 49 (34.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (23.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 22 (15.49%) Hyper-V
6 21 (14.79%) XenServer
7 20 (14.08%) VMware ESX
8 17 (11.97%) vSphere
9 12 (8.45%) Xen
10 11 (7.75%) BitLocker
10 11 (7.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 9 (6.34%) DFS Replication
11 9 (6.34%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (6.34%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (4.23%) VMware Server
13 5 (3.52%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (2.82%) Terminal Services
15 3 (2.11%) Docker
15 3 (2.11%) MetaFrame
16 2 (1.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 69 (48.59%) SCCM
2 30 (21.13%) SCOM
3 11 (7.75%) HP SIM
4 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (4.93%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.93%) XenMobile
5 6 (4.23%) Backup Exec
5 6 (4.23%) Casper Suite
5 6 (4.23%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (4.23%) SCOrch
5 6 (4.23%) WSUS
6 4 (2.82%) EdgeSight
6 4 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 4 (2.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (2.11%) Ansible
7 3 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (2.11%) Control-M
7 3 (2.11%) IBM BigFix
7 3 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 141 (99.30%) Citrix
2 82 (57.75%) VMware
3 70 (49.30%) Microsoft
4 42 (29.58%) HP
5 20 (14.08%) AppSense
6 19 (13.38%) Symantec
7 16 (11.27%) Cisco
8 15 (10.56%) Dell
8 15 (10.56%) NetApp
9 14 (9.86%) Apple
10 8 (5.63%) SolarWinds
11 5 (3.52%) 3PAR
11 5 (3.52%) EMC
11 5 (3.52%) Google
11 5 (3.52%) Oracle
11 5 (3.52%) Wyse
12 4 (2.82%) BMC
12 4 (2.82%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.82%) Sophos
13 3 (2.11%) Altiris
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