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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 115 124
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the System Software category - 3.81% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 11
Median daily rate - £350 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -25.53%  

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 183 289 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.09% 11.74% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 176 183
Median daily rate £363 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.83% +0.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 28
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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

XenDesktop
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft