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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 124 121 130
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 19 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.46% 0.57%
As % of the System Software category 4.73% 4.78% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 6
Median daily rate £310 £280 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -21.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £185 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £468 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -12.28%
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
402 293 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.51% 9.68% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 147 179
Median daily rate £370 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 46 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +44.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £12.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £27.35 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Gloucestershire +10 10 £131 -
Bristol +2 6 £320 +12.28%
Somerset +6 1 - - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 31 (91.18%) XenApp
2 30 (88.24%) Windows
3 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
4 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
5 18 (52.94%) Citrix
5 18 (52.94%) VMware
6 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (50.00%) SCCM
6 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
8 15 (44.12%) VMware ESX
9 13 (38.24%) Finance
9 13 (38.24%) AppSense
9 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
9 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (35.29%) Skype for Business
11 11 (32.35%) Wyse
11 11 (32.35%) Migration
11 11 (32.35%) Thin Client
11 11 (32.35%) Cisco
11 11 (32.35%) MS Office
11 11 (32.35%) VPN
11 11 (32.35%) Fat Client
12 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
13 9 (26.47%) WAN
13 9 (26.47%) LAN
14 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
14 8 (23.53%) SQL
15 7 (20.59%) VBScript

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 12 (35.29%) Skype for Business
2 8 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) VPN
2 9 (26.47%) LAN
2 9 (26.47%) WAN
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 5 (14.71%) DHCP
4 5 (14.71%) Internet
4 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.76%) VoIP
6 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) DTS
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Back Office
3 3 (8.82%) Law
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Fat Client
1 11 (32.35%) Thin Client
2 10 (29.41%) Data Centre
3 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.88%) CMDB
4 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.88%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 19 (55.88%) Windows 7
3 17 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
5 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
7 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.94%) Android
8 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Migration
2 5 (14.71%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (14.71%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 4 (11.76%) ITSM
3 4 (11.76%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (11.76%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Change Management
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Server Building
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
2 8 (23.53%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) VBScript
4 2 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) MCP
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) MCDST
3 1 (2.94%) MCSE
3 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 31 (91.18%) XenApp
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 17 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (44.12%) VMware ESX
6 6 (17.65%) BitLocker
7 5 (14.71%) Hyper-V
8 4 (11.76%) UAG
9 2 (5.88%) Firmware
9 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) EdgeSight
2 2 (5.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Citrix
1 18 (52.94%) VMware
2 17 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (38.24%) AppSense
4 11 (32.35%) Cisco
4 11 (32.35%) Wyse
5 6 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.65%) Dell
5 6 (17.65%) HP
6 5 (14.71%) Intel Security
6 5 (14.71%) Oracle
7 4 (11.76%) CA
7 4 (11.76%) Canon
7 4 (11.76%) Polycom
7 4 (11.76%) Sophos
7 4 (11.76%) Symantec
8 2 (5.88%) Forcepoint
8 2 (5.88%) Sun
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