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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 136 149 128
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -21
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.14% 0.12% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 1.05% 1.18% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 13
Median daily rate £330 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.96% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £333 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £393 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £38.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
380 339 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.72% 10.57% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 187 178
Median daily rate £330 £339 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% -7.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 59
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.50 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.09% +21.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £109.10 £43.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.61
% change year-on-year
- -3.67%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 December 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 +9 3 £325 -10.34% 2
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 8 (66.67%) SCCM
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 7 (58.33%) Citrix
5 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
5 7 (58.33%) MS Office
5 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
5 7 (58.33%) Wyse
5 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
6 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (50.00%) Dell
6 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
7 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (41.67%) Cisco
7 5 (41.67%) AppSense
8 4 (33.33%) Finance
8 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 4 (33.33%) Symantec
8 4 (33.33%) VPN

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 7 (58.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) IaaS
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) SaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (8.33%) PaaS
3 1 (8.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 4 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Server Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Fat Client
1 7 (58.33%) Thin Client
2 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
4 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) CESG
4 1 (8.33%) Clustering
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (25.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Management
4 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCA
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 10 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (58.33%) VMware ESX
4 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) BitLocker
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Wyse
3 6 (50.00%) Dell
4 5 (41.67%) AppSense
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 4 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (25.00%) CA
6 3 (25.00%) Polycom
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) Avaya
8 1 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (8.33%) Intel Security
8 1 (8.33%) Red Hat