The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / Yorkshire
Rank 123 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.18% 0.21% -
As % of the System Software category 1.48% 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £324 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.06% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.23% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.10 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £21.75
% change year-on-year
- -44.36%

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

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
271 316 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.34% 11.18% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 211 120
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £150 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 41
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.10 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -1.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.50 £15.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 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
West Yorkshire +15 3 £375 -10.44% 1
South Yorkshire -1 1 £273 -31.87%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (92.31%) XenApp
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) vSphere
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (46.15%) Server Building
5 6 (46.15%) ThinPrint
6 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (30.77%) AppSense
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) CCA
7 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
8 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 2 (15.38%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) EMC
9 2 (15.38%) SAN
9 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (7.69%) Veeam
10 1 (7.69%) NAS
10 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) DHCP
1 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 5 (38.46%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
4 1 (7.69%) LAN
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Server Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Server Support
1 6 (46.15%) Server Support Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Server Support
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Citrix Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Server Building
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (7.69%) SIEM
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCA
1 4 (30.77%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) XenApp
2 7 (53.85%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
6 1 (7.69%) Terminal Server
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
6 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) DameWare
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) ThinPrint
5 4 (30.77%) AppSense
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) HP
7 1 (7.69%) AlienVault
7 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
7 1 (7.69%) Mitel
7 1 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.69%) Sophos
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) Veeam