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 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 114 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 8 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.40% 0.044% -
As % of the System Software category 3.77% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £195 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-13.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+80.64% -32.60%
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

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
212 262 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 10.67% 11.63% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 129 63
Median daily rate £390 £350 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 32 23
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.42 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.83% -12.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £9.11 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £24.00 £37.50
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 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 28 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
Leeds +9 8 £325 +66.66% 2
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 10 (90.91%) Windows
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 4 (36.36%) Legal
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) XenApp
7 2 (18.18%) vSphere
7 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 2 (18.18%) SCADA
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Service Management

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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (9.09%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) SCADA
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 7 (63.64%) NetApp
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Equitrac
6 1 (9.09%) HP