Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 157 155 165
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.10% 0.053% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 0.52% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £513 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +57.69% -27.78%
10th Percentile £307 £506 £200
90th Percentile £531 £519 £385
South East median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

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 478 388 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.97% 10.19% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 195 315
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £163 £164 £159
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +4.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 42
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.81 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.79% +3.57% -24.53%
10th Percentile £11.98 £10.85 £12.25
90th Percentile £43.83 £30.75 £33.18
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year +3.03% +9.09% -9.23%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 July 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
Slough - 2 £318 - 1
Reading - 1 £500 - 1
XenDesktop
South East

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Apple
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing

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 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Server Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Apple
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Canon
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec