Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 October 2021 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 166 114 178
Rank change year-on-year -52 +64 +40
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 11 4 54
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.28% 0.22% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 2.06% 1.59% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 47
10th Percentile £358 £295 £358
25th Percentile £506 £344 £416
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £479 £500
Median % change year-on-year +7.05% -4.25% +18.34%
75th Percentile £564 £588 £538
90th Percentile £602 " £550
Central London median daily rate £513 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% +18.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 534 252 999
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.71% 14.05% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 201 809
10th Percentile £262 £225 £240
25th Percentile £450 £400 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £661 £575 £600
90th Percentile £725 £625 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 22
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year - +9.52% +9.09%
Central London median hourly rate £23.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% +9.09%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for XenDesktop in the City of London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XenDesktop in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) XenApp
2 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Migration
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (36.36%) Architecture Roadmap
7 4 (36.36%) Project Delivery
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (36.36%) Azure
8 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 3 (27.27%) SCOM
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco
8 3 (27.27%) Law
8 3 (27.27%) Legal
8 3 (27.27%) CISSP
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (27.27%) CCNA
8 3 (27.27%) MCSE

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Azure
2 3 (27.27%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (18.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 2 (18.18%) IaaS
3 2 (18.18%) Mimecast
4 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
4 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
2 2 (18.18%) DHCP
2 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Law
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
3 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (18.18%) Social Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Azure Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
1 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (9.09%) Symmetrix
1 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2019
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Architecture Roadmap
4 4 (36.36%) Project Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) Product Roadmap
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
7 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) Disk Encryption
7 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Maintenance
7 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
7 1 (9.09%) Storage Management
7 1 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PowerShell
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) CISSP
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) XenApp
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (27.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (9.09%) BitLocker
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (9.09%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
4 2 (18.18%) iManage
4 2 (18.18%) Intapp
5 1 (9.09%) EMC
5 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec