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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / London
Rank 364 360 321
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -39
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 43 56 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.27% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 1.96% 2.74% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 59
Median daily rate £369 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £286 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.35% -4.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- -44.36%

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
2199 2042 1977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.38% 9.68% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1548 1371 1318
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 92 109
Median hourly rate £22.34 £15.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.80% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £33.55 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +4 17 £350 -3.44% 6
Croydon - 1 £450 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 89 (89.90%) Citrix
2 81 (81.82%) Windows
3 68 (68.69%) XenApp
4 54 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 46 (46.46%) Microsoft
6 44 (44.44%) VMware
7 42 (42.42%) SCCM
8 38 (38.38%) Windows 7
9 32 (32.32%) ITIL
10 30 (30.30%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (28.28%) Windows 10
12 26 (26.26%) Finance
12 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (23.23%) PowerShell
14 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (20.20%) Security Cleared
15 20 (20.20%) HP
16 18 (18.18%) Problem Management
16 18 (18.18%) Windows Server
17 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
17 17 (17.17%) DV Cleared
17 17 (17.17%) Linux
18 16 (16.16%) Symantec
19 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (14.14%) DHCP
20 14 (14.14%) DNS
20 14 (14.14%) Hyper-V
21 13 (13.13%) Degree
22 12 (12.12%) Dell
22 12 (12.12%) Cisco

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 5 (5.05%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.03%) IIS
3 3 (3.03%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.01%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.01%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Office
2 3 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.07%) G Suite
2 6 (6.06%) Office 365
3 2 (2.02%) IaaS
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.02%) SaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.01%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.01%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) DHCP
1 14 (14.14%) DNS
2 11 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 8 (8.08%) SAN
3 8 (8.08%) VPN
4 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.06%) Firewall
5 6 (6.06%) SSL
6 5 (5.05%) LAN
6 5 (5.05%) WAN
7 4 (4.04%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.03%) PCoIP
8 3 (3.03%) SNMP
8 3 (3.03%) VoIP
9 2 (2.02%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.02%) FTP
9 2 (2.02%) Internet
9 2 (2.02%) IPv4
9 2 (2.02%) MPLS
9 2 (2.02%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.01%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MSI
2 4 (4.04%) eggPlant
2 4 (4.04%) HP UFT
2 4 (4.04%) JIRA
3 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 8 (8.08%) Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Back Office
6 2 (2.02%) Electronics
6 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Law
7 1 (1.01%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 10 (10.10%) Windows Engineer
4 9 (9.09%) Analyst
4 9 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Design Engineer
5 8 (8.08%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.07%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.07%) Architect
6 7 (7.07%) VMware Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (6.06%) Consultant
7 6 (6.06%) SCCM Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Administrator
8 5 (5.05%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.05%) Applications Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.11%) Software Packaging
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
3 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) Middleware
3 1 (1.01%) REST
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.01%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Cloud Native
2 7 (7.07%) Hedge funds
3 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.05%) Fat Client
4 5 (5.05%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.03%) Clustering
5 3 (3.03%) IVR
6 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.02%) EMC VNX
6 2 (2.02%) iSeries
6 2 (2.02%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.02%) User Experience
6 2 (2.02%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.01%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (81.82%) Windows
2 38 (38.38%) Windows 7
3 28 (28.28%) Windows 10
4 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 17 (17.17%) Linux
7 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (9.09%) Mac OS X
9 8 (8.08%) Android
9 8 (8.08%) Apple iOS
9 8 (8.08%) Ubuntu
10 6 (6.06%) Unix
10 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (5.05%) Windows 8
12 4 (4.04%) Mac OS
12 4 (4.04%) Solaris
13 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (2.02%) SUSE
14 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 18 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 12 (12.12%) Service Management
4 11 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (10.10%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (9.09%) Patch Management
7 8 (8.08%) Infrastructure Management
7 8 (8.08%) Migration
7 8 (8.08%) Software Distribution
7 8 (8.08%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (8.08%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 7 (7.07%) Change Management
8 7 (7.07%) Use Case
9 6 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (5.05%) Functional Testing
10 5 (5.05%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.04%) Configuration Management
11 4 (4.04%) DevOps
11 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.04%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.23%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.08%) Bash Shell
2 8 (8.08%) Python
2 8 (8.08%) SQL
3 6 (6.06%) VBScript
4 3 (3.03%) C#
5 1 (1.01%) Java
5 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.01%) VB
5 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (20.20%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.17%) DV Cleared
3 13 (13.13%) Degree
4 7 (7.07%) HNC
5 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (5.05%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (5.05%) MCSE
7 4 (4.04%) CCA
7 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.01%) ACMT
9 1 (1.01%) CCNA
9 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.01%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 68 (68.69%) XenApp
2 54 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 30 (30.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (14.14%) Hyper-V
6 10 (10.10%) Virtual Desktop
7 9 (9.09%) Xen
8 8 (8.08%) BitLocker
8 8 (8.08%) XenServer
9 7 (7.07%) vSphere
10 5 (5.05%) VMware ESX
11 4 (4.04%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (3.03%) VMware Server
12 3 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (2.02%) ISA Server
13 2 (2.02%) Terminal Server
14 1 (1.01%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 42 (42.42%) SCCM
2 9 (9.09%) WSUS
3 6 (6.06%) SCOM
4 4 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (4.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.02%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (2.02%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.02%) NetBackup
6 2 (2.02%) PowerCLI
6 2 (2.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 1 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.01%) Puppet
7 1 (1.01%) SCOrch
7 1 (1.01%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 89 (89.90%) Citrix
2 46 (46.46%) Microsoft
3 44 (44.44%) VMware
4 20 (20.20%) HP
5 16 (16.16%) Symantec
6 12 (12.12%) Cisco
6 12 (12.12%) Dell
7 11 (11.11%) Apple
8 10 (10.10%) AppSense
9 8 (8.08%) Google
10 7 (7.07%) EMC
10 7 (7.07%) ServiceNow
11 5 (5.05%) WorldPay
12 3 (3.03%) Altiris
12 3 (3.03%) F5
12 3 (3.03%) IBM
12 3 (3.03%) SAP
12 3 (3.03%) Sun
12 3 (3.03%) Wyse
13 2 (2.02%) Veritas
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago