Period
to 20 May 2018

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 6 months to 20 May 2018 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
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 - 173
Rank change year-on-year - +173 -3
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 6 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.15% - 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.26% - 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 13
Berkshire median daily rate £450 - £350
10th Percentile £419 - £203
90th Percentile £519 - £396
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £353
% change year-on-year +5.26% +7.80% -17.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 - -

XenDesktop is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 476 356 552
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.11% 9.29% 11.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 196 310
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.64%
10th Percentile £210 £193 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 40
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £23.58 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +54.62% -17.57%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £55.07 £55.56
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +3.13% -3.03%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 2 £450 -
Reading - 2 £475 - 1
Slough - 1 £425 - 1
XenDesktop
South East

For the 6 months to 20 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) Docker
4 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer

XenDesktop
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (16.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Skype
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Architect
1 2 (33.33%) AWS Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Azure Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Ivanti