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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / South West
Rank 126 134 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.27% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 2.27% 2.94% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Median daily rate £313 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £355 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- -44.23%

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
308 340 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.93% 11.36% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 210 142
Median daily rate £313 £335 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 30 50
Median hourly rate £18.50 £27.50 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.72% +20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.48 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

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 20 January 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
Bristol -4 7 £313 +20.19% 2
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 South West region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Thin Client
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) Fat Client
2 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
2 13 (92.86%) XenApp
3 12 (85.71%) Incident Management
3 12 (85.71%) AppSense
3 12 (85.71%) Wyse
3 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
4 11 (78.57%) MS Office
4 11 (78.57%) VMware ESX
4 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (64.29%) DNS
5 9 (64.29%) Citrix
6 8 (57.14%) Dell
6 8 (57.14%) Finance
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
6 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
6 8 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 7 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (50.00%) BitLocker
7 7 (50.00%) Symantec
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco
8 6 (42.86%) 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 8 (57.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) IaaS
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.14%) Wireless
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Active Directory Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support
6 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Fat Client
1 13 (92.86%) Thin Client
2 7 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (92.86%) XenApp
2 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 11 (78.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 11 (78.57%) VMware ESX
4 8 (57.14%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (50.00%) BitLocker
6 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) SCCM
2 7 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) AppSense
3 12 (85.71%) Wyse
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix
5 8 (57.14%) Dell
6 7 (50.00%) Symantec
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco
8 5 (35.71%) CA
8 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
9 4 (28.57%) Polycom
10 2 (14.29%) Xerox
11 1 (7.14%) Avaya
11 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (7.14%) Red Hat