Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 21 July 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 Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 45 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 11 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.92% 1.28% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 7.59% 8.22% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 1
Derbyshire median daily rate £125 £111 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.12% -71.30% +250.00%
10th Percentile £123 £110 £380
90th Percentile £421 £340 £390
East Midlands median daily rate £125 £111 £300
% change year-on-year +12.61% -63.00% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Derbyshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 145 73 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 25.35% 15.57% 19.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 43 38
Derbyshire median daily rate £375 £359 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.46% -2.97% +28.70%
10th Percentile £123 £129 £293
90th Percentile £444 £485 £451
East Midlands median daily rate £343 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -3.52% +9.23% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Derbyshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.23% - -82.07%
10th Percentile £10.08 £10.26 £11.90
90th Percentile £14.68 £20.00 £28.30
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.23 £13.50 £13.38
% change year-on-year -9.44% +0.93% -0.93%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Derbyshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Derbyshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Derbyshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -18 8 £125 +13.64%
XenDesktop
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) IBM Notes
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 7 (63.64%) VPN
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) VBScript
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (63.64%) Lotus
3 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
3 7 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
3 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 8
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
4 4 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
4 4 (36.36%) Migration
4 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
5 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 7 (63.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (63.64%) IBM Notes
1 7 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
2 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Apple iOS
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 10
2 7 (63.64%) Windows 8
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Application Packaging
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
1 7 (63.64%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
2 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Lotus
4 3 (27.27%) AppSense
5 1 (9.09%) VMware