The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenDesktop
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 120 107
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.17% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category - 1.40% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £313 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -24.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -21.87% +25.49%  

XenDesktop is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 175 285 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.54% 12.06% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 134 152
Median daily rate £363 £375 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -5.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £215 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 25 36
Median hourly rate £17.83 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.64% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £22.27 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Berkshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenDesktop in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Berkshire