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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - 56 60
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category - 2.53% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £104
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +212.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -30.85%  

XenDesktop is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 73 79 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 13.85% 12.82% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 34
Median daily rate £328 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.60% +26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £172 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Median hourly rate £18.25 £47.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.57% +227.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.28 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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