The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 56 77 65
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -12
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.65% 0.11% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 5.56% 1.27% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+80.64% -32.60%
XenDesktop
UK

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

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
72 79 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.73% 8.89% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 41 33
Median daily rate £350 £371 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.72% +6.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £233 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £418 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £21.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Wales

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
West Wales - 2 - -
Mid Wales +5 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) SCOM
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) VMware