The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 21 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / North West
Rank 128 150 130
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.12% 3.07% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Median daily rate £475 £193 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.75% -45.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £118 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £503 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -44.23%

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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
267 326 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.43% 8.42% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 156 108
Median daily rate £350 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 53 60
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +17.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £32.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -0.75%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Manchester +20 2 £475 +265.38% 2
Cheshire +22 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 North West region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Intel Security
3 13 (61.90%) WSUS
3 13 (61.90%) SCCM
3 13 (61.90%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (52.38%) Software Deployment
4 11 (52.38%) Banking
4 11 (52.38%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) XenApp
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
8 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) WAN
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
9 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (9.52%) SIEM
9 2 (9.52%) Change Control
9 2 (9.52%) Windows 8

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) VPN
1 3 (14.29%) WAN
2 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
2 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VoIP
3 1 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (52.38%) Banking
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
1 2 (9.52%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Software Deployment
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Change Control
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) SIEM
2 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
3 1 (4.76%) DNA
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.52%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) XenApp
2 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (61.90%) SCCM
1 13 (61.90%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) AppDNA
2 1 (4.76%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) Intel Security
4 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Lotus
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco
6 1 (4.76%) NetApp
Manchester
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago