The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 107 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.64% - 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 2.56% - 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £250 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
352 74 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.18% 7.71% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 25 56
Median daily rate £330 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £199 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 14
Median hourly rate £26.50 £26.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.93% -10.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £12.66 £18.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £46.90 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the North East

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the North East region over the 3 months to 6 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
Tyne and Wear - 8 £225 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 6 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 North East region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 46 (100.00%) Citrix
1 46 (100.00%) XenApp
2 44 (95.65%) XenServer
3 43 (93.48%) DHCP
3 43 (93.48%) Windows
4 42 (91.30%) Active Directory
5 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
5 40 (86.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 40 (86.96%) AppSense
6 35 (76.09%) VMware
7 28 (60.87%) SCCM
7 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
8 27 (58.70%) Software Delivery
8 27 (58.70%) DNS
9 26 (56.52%) ITIL
9 26 (56.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 20 (43.48%) Degree
10 20 (43.48%) Computer Science
11 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
12 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
12 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (34.78%) Project Management
13 16 (34.78%) Service Delivery
13 16 (34.78%) SAP
13 16 (34.78%) Business Continuity
13 16 (34.78%) XenMobile
13 16 (34.78%) ThinPrint
14 15 (32.61%) SafeCom
14 15 (32.61%) BPSS Clearance

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 13 (28.26%) IIS
2 12 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 12 (26.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (93.48%) DHCP
2 27 (58.70%) DNS
3 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
3 2 (4.35%) SMS
4 1 (2.17%) 3G
4 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MSI
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Support Engineer
2 14 (30.43%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 11 (23.91%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix Specialist
8 1 (2.17%) SCCM Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) SCCM Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Computer Science
2 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (93.48%) Windows
2 28 (60.87%) Windows Server
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Software Delivery
2 26 (56.52%) ITIL
3 16 (34.78%) Business Continuity
3 16 (34.78%) Project Management
3 16 (34.78%) Service Delivery
4 12 (26.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 10 (21.74%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
7 1 (2.17%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
1 15 (32.61%) SQL
1 15 (32.61%) T-SQL
1 15 (32.61%) VB
1 15 (32.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
3 17 (36.96%) SC Cleared
4 15 (32.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (30.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 46 (100.00%) XenApp
2 44 (95.65%) XenServer
3 42 (91.30%) Active Directory
4 40 (86.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 14 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (26.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (60.87%) SCCM
2 26 (56.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 16 (34.78%) XenMobile
4 15 (32.61%) SafeCom
5 13 (28.26%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Citrix
2 40 (86.96%) AppSense
2 40 (86.96%) Microsoft
3 35 (76.09%) VMware
4 16 (34.78%) SAP
4 16 (34.78%) ThinPrint
5 14 (30.43%) HP