The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 129 133 131
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 10 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.33% 0.29% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 2.43% 3.01% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £300 £280 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +27.50%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
412 299 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.75% 9.71% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 156 198
Median daily rate £393 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £146 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £480 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 52 44
Median hourly rate £15.18 £20.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.11% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.90 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.65 £22.70 £37.50
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 the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Bristol +4 5 £300 +7.14%
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 1
Somerset +8 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 South West region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 33 (91.67%) XenApp
2 32 (88.89%) Windows
3 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
4 21 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 20 (55.56%) VMware
6 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (52.78%) Citrix
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (50.00%) SCCM
8 17 (47.22%) VMware ESX
9 16 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
10 15 (41.67%) Finance
10 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
12 13 (36.11%) Skype for Business
12 13 (36.11%) AppSense
13 12 (33.33%) Wyse
13 12 (33.33%) Cisco
13 12 (33.33%) Thin Client
13 12 (33.33%) MS Office
13 12 (33.33%) VPN
13 12 (33.33%) Fat Client
14 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
14 11 (30.56%) WAN
14 11 (30.56%) LAN
14 11 (30.56%) Migration
15 10 (27.78%) SQL
16 9 (25.00%) DNS
16 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 13 (36.11%) Skype for Business
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) VPN
2 11 (30.56%) LAN
2 11 (30.56%) WAN
3 9 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (19.44%) DHCP
4 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.89%) Internet
6 4 (11.11%) VoIP
7 3 (8.33%) NetScaler
7 3 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) DTS
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 12 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 11 (30.56%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.56%) CMDB
4 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 32 (88.89%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
6 7 (19.44%) Windows 8
6 7 (19.44%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.78%) Android
8 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
2 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 4 (11.11%) ITSM
3 4 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (11.11%) Service Management
3 4 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
4 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.56%) Change Management
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (5.56%) Server Building
5 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) MCDST
3 1 (2.78%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
2 2 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 33 (91.67%) XenApp
2 23 (63.89%) Active Directory
3 19 (52.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (47.22%) VMware ESX
5 16 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
6 7 (19.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (16.67%) BitLocker
8 4 (11.11%) UAG
9 2 (5.56%) Firmware
9 2 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) EdgeSight
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Citrix
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 13 (36.11%) AppSense
4 12 (33.33%) Cisco
4 12 (33.33%) Wyse
5 7 (19.44%) Dell
5 7 (19.44%) Oracle
6 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 6 (16.67%) HP
6 6 (16.67%) Intel Security
7 4 (11.11%) CA
7 4 (11.11%) Canon
7 4 (11.11%) Polycom
7 4 (11.11%) Sophos
7 4 (11.11%) Symantec
8 2 (5.56%) Forcepoint
8 2 (5.56%) Sun
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago