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 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 377 329 333
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +4
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 57 102 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.09% 4.77% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 71 78
Median daily rate £388 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £700 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £23.99 £22.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.49%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -27.50%
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
2732 2137 2175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.59% 9.57% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1873 1503 1404
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 105 163
Median hourly rate £18.67 £18.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.45% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.65 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -11 5 £395 -7.05% 4
Harrow - 1 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £500 - 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 116 (90.63%) Citrix
2 112 (87.50%) Windows
3 84 (65.63%) XenApp
4 75 (58.59%) Active Directory
5 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
6 65 (50.78%) SCCM
7 63 (49.22%) VMware
8 43 (33.59%) Windows 7
9 42 (32.81%) ITIL
10 38 (29.69%) HP
10 38 (29.69%) Microsoft App-V
10 38 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (29.69%) Windows 10
11 36 (28.13%) PowerShell
12 33 (25.78%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (24.22%) Linux
14 29 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
15 28 (21.88%) Finance
16 27 (21.09%) NetScaler
17 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
17 23 (17.97%) Windows Server
18 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
18 21 (16.41%) Apple
19 20 (15.63%) Dell
19 20 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
20 19 (14.84%) Service Management
21 18 (14.06%) Cisco
21 18 (14.06%) VMware ESX
21 18 (14.06%) Xen
22 17 (13.28%) DV Cleared

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 16 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 6 (4.69%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.56%) Drupal
6 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.78%) IIS
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (7.81%) MS Office
2 7 (5.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.56%) MS Project
3 2 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.56%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.78%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.59%) Office 365
2 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (7.03%) G Suite
4 4 (3.13%) IaaS
5 3 (2.34%) PaaS
6 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.78%) SaaS
7 1 (0.78%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (21.09%) NetScaler
2 16 (12.50%) SAN
3 14 (10.94%) LAN
3 14 (10.94%) WAN
4 12 (9.38%) DNS
5 11 (8.59%) DHCP
6 8 (6.25%) Firewall
7 7 (5.47%) VLAN
7 7 (5.47%) VPN
7 7 (5.47%) WLAN
8 4 (3.13%) BIG-IP
8 4 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (3.13%) PCoIP
8 4 (3.13%) Skype
8 4 (3.13%) TCP/IP
9 3 (2.34%) SNMP
9 3 (2.34%) VoIP
10 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.56%) FTP
10 2 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.56%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.56%) MySQL
2 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.56%) Power BI
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.78%) MS Access
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MSI
2 4 (3.13%) eggPlant
2 4 (3.13%) HP UFT
2 4 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (21.88%) Finance
2 7 (5.47%) Banking
3 4 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.56%) Legal
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (19.53%) Citrix Engineer
2 20 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (10.94%) Architect
4 13 (10.16%) Analyst
4 13 (10.16%) Design Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) Windows Engineer
5 10 (7.81%) Applications Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) Consultant
7 7 (5.47%) Support Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) Platform Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) VMware Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.91%) Applications Packager
9 5 (3.91%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.13%) Functional Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.13%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.38%) Software Packaging
2 4 (3.13%) .NET
3 3 (2.34%) HTML
4 2 (1.56%) CSS
4 2 (1.56%) HTML5
4 2 (1.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.78%) Middleware
5 1 (0.78%) REST
5 1 (0.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.97%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.59%) Cloud Native
3 7 (5.47%) Replication
4 5 (3.91%) Data Centre
4 5 (3.91%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.91%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.13%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.34%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (2.34%) IVR
6 3 (2.34%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.56%) BYOD
7 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.56%) iSeries
7 2 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.56%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.56%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 112 (87.50%) Windows
2 43 (33.59%) Windows 7
3 38 (29.69%) Windows 10
3 38 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (25.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 31 (24.22%) Linux
6 23 (17.97%) Windows Server
7 15 (11.72%) Mac OS X
8 12 (9.38%) Windows 8
9 11 (8.59%) Android
9 11 (8.59%) Apple iOS
10 10 (7.81%) Ubuntu
10 10 (7.81%) Windows XP
11 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (5.47%) Unix
13 4 (3.13%) Mac OS
13 4 (3.13%) Solaris
13 4 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (3.13%) Windows Phone
13 4 (3.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.81%) ITIL
2 20 (15.63%) Infrastructure Management
3 19 (14.84%) Service Management
4 15 (11.72%) Problem Management
5 14 (10.94%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (10.16%) Patch Management
6 13 (10.16%) Virtual Infrastructure
7 12 (9.38%) Software Distribution
7 12 (9.38%) Translating Business Requirements
8 11 (8.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (8.59%) Use Case
9 8 (6.25%) Project Management
10 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.47%) Change Management
10 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.69%) Configuration Management
11 6 (4.69%) DevOps
11 6 (4.69%) Migration
12 5 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
12 5 (3.91%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (28.13%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.94%) Python
3 13 (10.16%) Bash Shell
4 7 (5.47%) SQL
5 5 (3.91%) C#
6 4 (3.13%) VB
7 3 (2.34%) Java
7 3 (2.34%) VBScript
8 2 (1.56%) Go
8 2 (1.56%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.56%) PHP
8 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (16.41%) Security Cleared
2 17 (13.28%) DV Cleared
3 16 (12.50%) Degree
4 12 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (7.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (6.25%) HNC
7 7 (5.47%) MCSE
8 6 (4.69%) CCA
8 6 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (3.91%) ACMT
9 5 (3.91%) MCTS
10 4 (3.13%) ISTQB
10 4 (3.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 4 (3.13%) MCITP
10 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.56%) CISSP
11 2 (1.56%) DBS Check
11 2 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.56%) MCSA
12 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 84 (65.63%) XenApp
2 75 (58.59%) Active Directory
3 38 (29.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 29 (22.66%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (14.06%) VMware ESX
5 18 (14.06%) Xen
6 14 (10.94%) BitLocker
7 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
8 10 (7.81%) Virtual Desktop
8 10 (7.81%) XenServer
9 9 (7.03%) DFS Replication
9 9 (7.03%) vSphere
10 6 (4.69%) VMware Server
11 4 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (1.56%) Docker
13 2 (1.56%) KVM
13 2 (1.56%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 65 (50.78%) SCCM
2 14 (10.94%) WSUS
3 13 (10.16%) SCOM
4 7 (5.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 7 (5.47%) SCVMM
5 6 (4.69%) Casper Suite
6 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (3.13%) PowerCLI
7 4 (3.13%) SCOrch
7 4 (3.13%) Simpana
8 2 (1.56%) Ansible
8 2 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.78%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.78%) Puppet
9 1 (0.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 1 (0.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 116 (90.63%) Citrix
2 66 (51.56%) Microsoft
3 63 (49.22%) VMware
4 38 (29.69%) HP
5 21 (16.41%) Apple
6 20 (15.63%) Dell
7 18 (14.06%) Cisco
8 17 (13.28%) Symantec
9 16 (12.50%) AppSense
10 13 (10.16%) NetApp
11 12 (9.38%) Google
12 9 (7.03%) ServiceNow
13 8 (6.25%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.13%) EMC
14 4 (3.13%) IBM
14 4 (3.13%) Lumension
15 3 (2.34%) Avaya
15 3 (2.34%) Juniper
15 3 (2.34%) Oracle
15 3 (2.34%) Sun
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