Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 17 November 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 102 107
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5 +3
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.10% 0.69% 0.058%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 5.66% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 0
Bristol median daily rate - £300 -
South West median daily rate £600 £300 £233
% change year-on-year +100.00% +29.03% -28.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £40.00 -
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Bristol with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 218 212 166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 11.04% 12.14% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 142 90
Bristol median daily rate £338 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.85% +0.78% -14.00%
10th Percentile £151 £125 £122
90th Percentile £562 £573 £488
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 37
Bristol median hourly rate £15.25 £13.31 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.60% -19.35% +32.00%
10th Percentile £11.83 £10.50 £12.05
90th Percentile £40.30 £55.50 £29.00
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +32.14% -26.43% +15.33%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Bristol

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Bristol

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Bristol region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (50.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Core Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware