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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.69% - -
As % of the System Software category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -21.87% +25.49%  

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 92 97 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 15.92% 16.70% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 55 54
Median daily rate £225 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £494 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.84 £10.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £47.25 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 3 - -
XenDesktop
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Yammer
2 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) OneDrive
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
3 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications

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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
1 3 (75.00%) OneDrive
1 3 (75.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Architect
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) TOGAF
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%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense