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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 50 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 71 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.78% - 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 17.27% - 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 0 0
Median daily rate £270 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £30.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £16.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+86.36% -31.25%
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
411 96 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.70% 10.19% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 51 36
Median daily rate £270 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 12 7
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £11.30 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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
Tyne and Wear - 70 £270 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 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 North East region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 107 (100.00%) Citrix
1 107 (100.00%) XenApp
2 96 (89.72%) XenServer
3 95 (88.79%) Windows
4 94 (87.85%) DHCP
5 89 (83.18%) AppSense
6 87 (81.31%) VMware
7 85 (79.44%) Active Directory
8 82 (76.64%) Microsoft
8 82 (76.64%) Microsoft App-V
9 63 (58.88%) ITIL
9 63 (58.88%) Windows Server
10 54 (50.47%) DNS
10 54 (50.47%) Degree
10 54 (50.47%) Computer Science
11 52 (48.60%) SCCM
12 51 (47.66%) Security Cleared
13 48 (44.86%) Software Delivery
14 46 (42.99%) SC Cleared
15 44 (41.12%) Windows Server 2008
15 44 (41.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 43 (40.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 43 (40.19%) ThinPrint
17 41 (38.32%) XenMobile
17 41 (38.32%) HP
18 40 (37.38%) SafeCom
19 37 (34.58%) Service Delivery
19 37 (34.58%) SAP
19 37 (34.58%) Business Continuity
20 36 (33.64%) Project Management

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 30 (28.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 30 (28.04%) IIS
1 30 (28.04%) MS Exchange
1 30 (28.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Office
2 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (87.85%) DHCP
2 54 (50.47%) DNS
3 11 (10.28%) NetScaler
4 9 (8.41%) SMS
5 2 (1.87%) VoIP
6 1 (0.93%) 3G
6 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) MSI
Job Titles
1 40 (37.38%) Support Engineer
2 33 (30.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 20 (18.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 19 (17.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 16 (14.95%) Citrix Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.48%) Desktop Support
8 4 (3.74%) Citrix Support
9 3 (2.80%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (2.80%) SCCM Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) IT Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Messaging Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Messaging Support
10 2 (1.87%) Messaging Support Engineer
11 1 (0.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 1 (0.93%) Applications Engineer
11 1 (0.93%) Citrix Consultant
11 1 (0.93%) Citrix Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 54 (50.47%) Computer Science
2 29 (27.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 95 (88.79%) Windows
2 63 (58.88%) Windows Server
3 44 (41.12%) Windows Server 2003
3 44 (41.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (17.76%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.88%) ITIL
2 48 (44.86%) Software Delivery
3 37 (34.58%) Business Continuity
3 37 (34.58%) Service Delivery
4 36 (33.64%) Project Management
5 26 (24.30%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 18 (16.82%) Software Distribution
7 11 (10.28%) Analytics
8 2 (1.87%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (0.93%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) PowerShell
2 26 (24.30%) SQL
3 24 (22.43%) T-SQL
3 24 (22.43%) VB
3 24 (22.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (50.47%) Degree
2 51 (47.66%) Security Cleared
3 46 (42.99%) SC Cleared
4 27 (25.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.87%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 107 (100.00%) XenApp
2 96 (89.72%) XenServer
3 85 (79.44%) Active Directory
4 82 (76.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 32 (29.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 28 (26.17%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.87%) Brightmail
7 2 (1.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (48.60%) SCCM
2 43 (40.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 41 (38.32%) XenMobile
4 40 (37.38%) SafeCom
5 30 (28.04%) EdgeSight
6 2 (1.87%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Citrix
2 89 (83.18%) AppSense
3 87 (81.31%) VMware
4 82 (76.64%) Microsoft
5 43 (40.19%) ThinPrint
6 41 (38.32%) HP
7 37 (34.58%) SAP
8 2 (1.87%) Compaq
8 2 (1.87%) Dell
8 2 (1.87%) IronPort
8 2 (1.87%) Symantec