Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 110 95
Rank change year-on-year -2 -15 +11
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 15 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.72% 0.11% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 5.28% 1.04% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 11
Bristol median daily rate £390 - £300
10th Percentile £313 - £263
90th Percentile £438 - £343
South West median daily rate £395 £600 £300
% change year-on-year -34.17% +100.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
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 284 193 217
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 13.69% 10.18% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 135 144
Bristol median daily rate £383 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.29% +7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £171 £154 £128
90th Percentile £514 £545 £556
South West median daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +12.68% +1.43% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 21
Bristol median hourly rate £37.55 £32.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.54% +145.28% -17.19%
10th Percentile £12.98 £12.13 £10.50
90th Percentile £173.45 £46.15 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £18.85 £18.00 £15.36
% change year-on-year +4.69% +17.23% -20.30%

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 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Bristol region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) XenApp
3 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (73.33%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
4 10 (66.67%) NetScaler
5 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) Wyse
6 8 (53.33%) Thin Client
6 8 (53.33%) Fat Client
6 8 (53.33%) SCCM
7 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
7 7 (46.67%) CA
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (46.67%) Ivanti
7 7 (46.67%) Application Virtualisation
7 7 (46.67%) Virtual Environments
7 7 (46.67%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (40.00%) Skype
8 6 (40.00%) Office 365
8 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
9 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
10 4 (26.67%) Finance
10 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 6 (40.00%) Skype
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Fat Client
1 8 (53.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
1 11 (73.33%) Windows Server
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Application Virtualisation
1 7 (46.67%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Proactive Management
3 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) XenApp
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) VMware ESXi
2 11 (73.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (46.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
5 3 (20.00%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) XenServer
6 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 3 (20.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (13.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
1 15 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) Wyse
4 7 (46.67%) CA
4 7 (46.67%) Ivanti
5 1 (6.67%) CommVault
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) NetApp
5 1 (6.67%) Symantec