The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 126 116 100
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 14 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.25% 0.76%
As % of the System Software category 4.23% 2.90% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 8
Median daily rate £450 £255 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.81% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £25.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.49% +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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
331 207 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.08% 8.74% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 102 92
Median daily rate £385 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 54
Median hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £27.40 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 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
Birmingham -3 8 £463 +68.18%
Halesowen - 1 £240 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (59.09%) XenApp
4 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 10 (45.45%) NetScaler
7 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (40.91%) XenServer
9 8 (36.36%) Rackspace
9 8 (36.36%) Migration
9 8 (36.36%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (27.27%) SCCM
11 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
11 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
11 6 (27.27%) Project Management
12 4 (18.18%) Office 365
12 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 4 (18.18%) VMware
13 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
13 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
13 3 (13.64%) WSUS
13 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
13 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
14 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
14 2 (9.09%) ITIL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (18.18%) Office 365
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) NetScaler
2 3 (13.64%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (22.73%) Migration Architect
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Migration Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Architect
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
6 3 (13.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) HOOD
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
1 13 (59.09%) XenApp
2 9 (40.91%) XenServer
3 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (13.64%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) AppDNA
4 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (36.36%) Rackspace
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
Stafford, Staffordshire
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago