The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 69 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 1.00% 1.60% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +27.50%
XenDesktop
Berkshire

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

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
100 125 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.40% 15.02% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 64
Median daily rate £388 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £237 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £484 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 32 9
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +41.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.27 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £16.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XenDesktop
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Lumension
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft