The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 92 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.10% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.38% 1.09% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +86.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £295 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -12.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
160 184 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.04% 9.38% 7.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 122 72
Median daily rate £375 £383 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% +29.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £120 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 13
Median hourly rate £10.31 £13.55 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.94% +12.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £45.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-0.75% -

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire 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
Leeds +18 6 - -
Bradford - 1 £375 -
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Server Building
2 6 (75.00%) ThinPrint
2 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 6 (75.00%) vSphere
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SQL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Server Support
1 6 (75.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server Support
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Server Building
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) vSphere
1 6 (75.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) ThinPrint
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) NetApp