Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 64 54
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff - 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category - 1.96% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Cardiff median daily rate - £325 -
South Wales median daily rate £325 £325 -
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 108 102 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 12.77% 15.57% 11.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 57 31
Cardiff median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -1.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £148 £128 £120
90th Percentile £534 £475 £550
South Wales median daily rate £400 £366 £413
% change year-on-year +9.22% -11.21% +21.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 20
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £11.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% +19.10% -12.81%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.57 £10.73
90th Percentile £152.00 £18.75 £17.15
South Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -5.88%

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