Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 142 141
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -24
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.16% 0.39% 0.19%
As % of the System Software category 1.17% 3.39% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
East Midlands median daily rate £290 £335 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.43% +191.30% -61.73%
10th Percentile £123 £258 £106
90th Percentile £348 £436 £310
England median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -19.64% +27.42% +0.46%

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 427 384 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.46% 11.61% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 213 133
East Midlands median daily rate £328 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.13% +19.40% -2.90%
10th Percentile £188 £143 £163
90th Percentile £500 £535 £487
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 45 79
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.20 £9.90
90th Percentile £33.08 £20.38 £20.10
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% -1.56% +6.67%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 November 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
Derbyshire -14 4 £228 -22.88%
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) Lotus
4 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
4 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

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 2 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) AdminStudio
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (40.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (20.00%) Business Development
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Lotus
4 1 (20.00%) VMware