Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 18 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 57 58
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.24% 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 2.11% 1.30% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Cardiff median daily rate £313 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% - -
South Wales median daily rate £313 £325 -
% change year-on-year -3.85% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cardiff median hourly rate - - £12.50
South Wales median hourly rate - - £12.50

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 Cardiff with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 95 77 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 11.56% 12.71% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 51 33
Cardiff median daily rate £395 £225 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.56% -47.06% +26.87%
10th Percentile £149 £130 £116
90th Percentile £530 £388 £550
South Wales median daily rate £410 £195 £413
% change year-on-year +110.26% -52.73% +20.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 13
Cardiff median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £11.84 £11.17 £10.55
90th Percentile £68.75 £18.00 £16.20
South Wales median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Cardiff

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (100.00%) Application Discovery
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 2 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Application Discovery
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Ivanti
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft