Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 19 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 108 126
Rank change year-on-year -23 +18 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.21% 0.17% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% 1.30% 4.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £250 £398 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.11% +4.88% -
10th Percentile £238 £311 £263
90th Percentile £263 £502 £410
South East median daily rate £408 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 328 230 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.97% 13.20% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 118 113
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £130 £206 £213
90th Percentile £494 £538 £481
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 29
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -25.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £11.55 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £59.13 £16.10 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +12.90%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Buckinghamshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Buckinghamshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Milton Keynes -23 5 £250 -37.11%
XenDesktop
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Altiris
4 2 (40.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (40.00%) MSI
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Server Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) MOM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Genesys
4 1 (20.00%) HP