Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 96 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - +105 +21
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 0 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.34% - 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% - 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
10th Percentile £184 " £212
25th Percentile £271 " £226
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £390 - £320
75th Percentile £477 " £344
90th Percentile £480 " £350
England median daily rate £413 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +17.86% -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 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 256 72 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 17.49% 11.39% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 34 189
10th Percentile £94 £120 £130
25th Percentile £163 £140 £183
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £343 £338
Median % change year-on-year -12.41% +1.48% -8.78%
75th Percentile £469 £474 £438
90th Percentile £554 £500 £538
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 12 51
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.50 £10.50
25th Percentile £9.73 £9.52 £11.21
Median hourly rate £12.25 £12.64 £14.28
Median % change year-on-year -3.09% -11.48% -4.03%
75th Percentile £14.75 £17.25 £17.50
90th Percentile £15.50 £19.80 £43.49
England median hourly rate £16.98 £17.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.69% +10.16% -

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for XenDesktop in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XenDesktop in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XenDesktop in the East Midlands.

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 23 October 2021. 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 - 3 £463 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £225 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Ivanti
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) Automotive
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
1 1 (20.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Ivanti