Period
to 27 May 2019

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 27 May 2019 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
27 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 98 92
Rank change year-on-year -16 -6 -2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 8 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.43% 0.35% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 2.92% 3.05% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 8
Bristol median daily rate £400 £325 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +4.42% +3.75%
10th Percentile £343 £218 £282
90th Percentile £438 £404 £324
South West median daily rate £388 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +19.23% +4.00% +9.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 274 197 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 14.79% 11.55% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 112 108
Bristol median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £180 £165 £171
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 10
Bristol median hourly rate £17.50 £15.48 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.09% +1.48% -44.55%
10th Percentile £12.22 £11.17 £9.95
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.26 £19.75
South West median hourly rate £18.63 £17.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +6.43% +1.45% +1.47%

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

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Bristol over the 6 months to 27 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 2019, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Skype
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 7 (87.50%) NetScaler
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) CA
3 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
3 6 (75.00%) Ivanti
3 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
3 6 (75.00%) SCCM
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (75.00%) Wyse
3 6 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) SLA

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 4 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) NetScaler
1 7 (87.50%) Skype
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (75.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 6 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CCNP
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (75.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (75.00%) CA
3 6 (75.00%) Ivanti
3 6 (75.00%) Wyse
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) HP