The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 27 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 87 88 71
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 6 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.48% 0.38% 0.88%
As % of the System Software category 3.39% 2.91% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Median daily rate £513 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £238 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £360 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £81.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £17.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+75.71% -27.08%
XenDesktop
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
177 172 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 14.07% 12.94% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 98 72
Median daily rate £400 £350 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 28
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.84% +22.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
Staines - 1 £513 -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Surrey region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (90.91%) XenApp
3 16 (72.73%) Windows
4 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 8 (36.36%) VMware
6 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
7 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (31.82%) Unix
7 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 6 (27.27%) Firewall
8 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
8 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
9 5 (22.73%) SCCM
9 5 (22.73%) Oracle
9 5 (22.73%) Project Management
10 4 (18.18%) Terminal Server
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) SOA
10 4 (18.18%) Wyse
10 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
10 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
10 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 4 (18.18%) Network Management
10 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 4 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 2 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Citrix Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Service Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix Expert
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Subject Matter Expert
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Telecoms Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.09%) Smartphone
4 1 (4.55%) BYOD
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) Unix
4 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
5 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
6 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) High Availability
4 4 (18.18%) Network Management
4 4 (18.18%) SOA
5 3 (13.64%) Application Virtualisation
5 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Application Packaging
6 2 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
7 1 (4.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (4.55%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (9.09%) CISSP
3 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.09%) PMP
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) CCA
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (90.91%) XenApp
2 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Hyper-V
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (18.18%) Terminal Server
4 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
5 3 (13.64%) XenServer
6 2 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) SCVMM
3 3 (13.64%) EdgeSight
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (4.55%) SCOM
5 1 (4.55%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 8 (36.36%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) Wyse
6 3 (13.64%) AppSense
6 3 (13.64%) NetApp
6 3 (13.64%) Palo Alto
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco
8 1 (4.55%) Altiris
8 1 (4.55%) Ericsson