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 2 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 119 146 125
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 11 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.45% 0.13% 0.26%
As % of the System Software category 3.51% 1.30% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £400 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +86.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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 Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
313 308 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.81% 10.05% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 160 111
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £340
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +2.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 70 46
Median hourly rate £14.75 £12.00 £13.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -14.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.30 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 December 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 Yorkshire +21 6 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £300 -
South Yorkshire -8 1 £135 -66.25% 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (90.00%) Windows
3 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (75.00%) XenApp
5 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (55.00%) VMware
7 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (30.00%) Server Building
9 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 6 (30.00%) ThinPrint
9 6 (30.00%) DHCP
9 6 (30.00%) DNS
9 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 5 (25.00%) SAN
10 5 (25.00%) NetApp
11 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
11 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (20.00%) CCA
11 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (20.00%) LAN
11 4 (20.00%) WAN
11 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (20.00%) AppSense
12 3 (15.00%) Migration
12 3 (15.00%) Active Directory

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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) DHCP
1 6 (30.00%) DNS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
3 4 (20.00%) LAN
3 4 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 4 (20.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Server Support
2 6 (30.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server Support
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) SCADA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) Windows
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (10.00%) Unix
8 1 (5.00%) Linux
8 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Server Building
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCA
1 4 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) XenApp
2 6 (30.00%) vSphere
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) ThinPrint
5 5 (25.00%) NetApp
6 4 (20.00%) AppSense
7 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
7 2 (10.00%) Oracle
7 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.00%) EMC
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