The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 35 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.61% 1.58% -
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 8.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £363 £308
% change year-on-year
-17.24% +17.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.75 £15.50 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+72.58% -29.14%
XenDesktop
North West

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

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
25 70 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.06% 18.47% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 12
Median daily rate £425 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £175 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Liverpool +7 4 £425 +36.00%
Bootle +1 1 £450 -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) IVR
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (40.00%) Sun
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) SNMP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SNMP
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IVR
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Change Control
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) SIEM
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Sun