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 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / North West
Rank 125 152 137
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.077% 0.16% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 1.80% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £425 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -22.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
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 North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
267 334 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.27% 8.88% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 168 107
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 63 57
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.93 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.44% +20.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.17 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £40.00 £45.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 19 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
Manchester - 1 £425 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Intel Security
3 13 (68.42%) WSUS
3 13 (68.42%) SCCM
3 13 (68.42%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (57.89%) Software Deployment
4 11 (57.89%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) Banking
5 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) XenApp
6 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
6 3 (15.79%) VPN
6 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
7 2 (10.53%) HP
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.53%) VBScript
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) MS Office
7 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
7 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (10.53%) Lotus

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 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Notes
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (57.89%) Banking
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Software Deployment
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) DNA
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
1 4 (21.05%) XenApp
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
1 13 (68.42%) WSUS
2 1 (5.26%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 13 (68.42%) Intel Security
4 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) NetApp