The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 246 225 201
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -24
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 15 52 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category 1.40% 4.28% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 39
Median daily rate £388 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £310 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £476 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £135.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+69.69% -17.50%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1068 1215 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.13% 12.42% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 667 678 569
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 142 135
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.00 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £39.00 £36.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South East

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Surrey +3 4 £525 +52.72% 2
Hampshire -2 3 £300 -
Oxfordshire -4 3 £425 +38.77%
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - - 1
Berkshire +4 1 £525 - 2
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 South East region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 49 (92.45%) Citrix
2 46 (86.79%) Windows
3 40 (75.47%) XenApp
4 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
5 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
6 27 (50.94%) Windows Server
7 26 (49.06%) VMware
8 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (32.08%) SCCM
12 16 (30.19%) Hyper-V
13 15 (28.30%) XenServer
14 13 (24.53%) Finance
15 11 (20.75%) ITIL
15 11 (20.75%) Firewall
15 11 (20.75%) Microsoft App-V
15 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
16 10 (18.87%) vSphere
16 10 (18.87%) Linux
17 9 (16.98%) NetScaler
18 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
18 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
19 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
19 7 (13.21%) Unix
19 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
20 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
20 6 (11.32%) WAN
20 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
20 6 (11.32%) MS Office

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 8 (15.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.89%) IaaS
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) Firewall
2 9 (16.98%) NetScaler
3 6 (11.32%) WAN
4 4 (7.55%) DHCP
4 4 (7.55%) DNS
4 4 (7.55%) LAN
4 4 (7.55%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (7.55%) VPN
5 3 (5.66%) MPLS
5 3 (5.66%) SAN
5 3 (5.66%) Wireless
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (3.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.77%) NAS
7 1 (1.89%) Internet
7 1 (1.89%) Intranet
7 1 (1.89%) Network Security
7 1 (1.89%) VoIP
7 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Exadata
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MSI
General
1 13 (24.53%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.32%) Back Office
4 5 (9.43%) Publishing
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Consultant
2 12 (22.64%) Architect
3 8 (15.09%) Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (13.21%) Citrix Architect
5 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Citrix Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (5.66%) VMware Consultant
8 3 (5.66%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) XML
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.32%) Mainframe
3 4 (7.55%) BYOD
4 3 (5.66%) iSeries
4 3 (5.66%) PKI
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.89%) CCTV
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) EMC VNXe
6 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (86.79%) Windows
2 27 (50.94%) Windows Server
3 19 (35.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (33.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (18.87%) Linux
6 7 (13.21%) Unix
6 7 (13.21%) Windows 7
7 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.55%) Apple iOS
9 3 (5.66%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.89%) VMS
10 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (11.32%) Migration
2 6 (11.32%) PRINCE2
3 5 (9.43%) Change Management
3 5 (9.43%) Project Management
4 4 (7.55%) Application Packaging
4 4 (7.55%) High Availability
4 4 (7.55%) Network Management
4 4 (7.55%) SOA
4 4 (7.55%) Workflow
5 3 (5.66%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (5.66%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (5.66%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (5.66%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.66%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
5 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.66%) C
3 2 (3.77%) VBScript
4 1 (1.89%) Java
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) PHP
4 1 (1.89%) SQL
4 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) DBS Check
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) CCA
4 2 (3.77%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.77%) PMI Certification
4 2 (3.77%) PMP
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) PMBOK
2 1 (1.89%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (75.47%) XenApp
2 32 (60.38%) Active Directory
3 21 (39.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (30.19%) Hyper-V
5 15 (28.30%) XenServer
6 11 (20.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 10 (18.87%) vSphere
8 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
9 4 (7.55%) Terminal Server
10 3 (5.66%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (3.77%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (32.08%) SCCM
2 4 (7.55%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.66%) EdgeSight
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (3.77%) SCOM
5 1 (1.89%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.89%) SmoothWall
5 1 (1.89%) ThinApp
5 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (92.45%) Citrix
2 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
3 26 (49.06%) VMware
4 6 (11.32%) AppSense
4 6 (11.32%) Cisco
5 5 (9.43%) Oracle
6 4 (7.55%) Apple
6 4 (7.55%) HP
6 4 (7.55%) Wyse
7 3 (5.66%) Dell
8 2 (3.77%) F5
9 1 (1.89%) Avaya
9 1 (1.89%) EMC
9 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.89%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.89%) IBM
9 1 (1.89%) Lumension
9 1 (1.89%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.89%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
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