Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 78 105
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 -4
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.28% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the System Software category 1.84% 1.49% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - - -
East of England median daily rate £450 £190 £375
% change year-on-year +136.84% -49.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 217 134 154
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.35% 12.09% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 62
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +66.67%
10th Percentile £149 £181 £148
90th Percentile £525 £486 £492
East of England median daily rate £361 £345 £333
% change year-on-year +4.64% +3.76% +20.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 14 33
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +220.00% -10.71% -44.00%
10th Percentile £12.05 £9.08 £8.80
90th Percentile £49.95 £17.34 £31.85
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Cambridgeshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Cambridgeshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Huntingdon - 4 - -
XenDesktop
East of England

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

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Yammer
3 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 2 (50.00%) OneDrive
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (50.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Design
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) VMware