Period
to 22 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 22 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 144 137
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 19 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.69% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.34% 1.30% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 12
East Midlands median daily rate £363 £125 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +190.00% -62.69% -12.99%
10th Percentile £275 £123 £258
90th Percentile £387 £228 £436
England median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £28.88
% change year-on-year +25.00% -30.74% +38.32%

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 East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 438 385 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.96% 12.46% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 268 212
East Midlands median daily rate £370 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -18.75% +23.08%
10th Percentile £126 £175 £132
90th Percentile £530 £500 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +13.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 27 34
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.88 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.46% -3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £10.35 £10.20 £10.15
90th Percentile £18.16 £34.10 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.48% +8.06% -3.13%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 October 2018. 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
Northamptonshire - 13 £370 - 6
Derbyshire +7 3 £388 +210.00%
Lincolnshire - 2 £300 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £355 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) XenApp
2 15 (78.95%) SCCM
3 14 (73.68%) Application Packaging
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
6 7 (36.84%) Migration
7 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
8 4 (21.05%) MCP
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (21.05%) Publishing
8 4 (21.05%) Office 365
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
9 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
9 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
9 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (15.79%) Ivanti
9 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (15.79%) Internet
9 3 (15.79%) MSI
9 3 (15.79%) AdminStudio

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 3 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Internet
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Skype
3 1 (5.26%) VLAN
3 1 (5.26%) VoIP
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) AdminStudio
1 3 (15.79%) MSI
General
1 4 (21.05%) Publishing
2 3 (15.79%) Electronics
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Applications Packager
2 7 (36.84%) Citrix Packager
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Application Packaging
2 7 (36.84%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 1 (5.26%) DNA
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) MCP
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) XenApp
2 12 (63.16%) Hyper-V
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.26%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Ivanti
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Meraki
4 2 (10.53%) NetApp
4 2 (10.53%) Synology