Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 140 137
Rank change year-on-year +14 -3 +7
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 20 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.54% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 4.60% 4.24% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 5
East Midlands median daily rate £376 £160 £111
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +135.16% +44.14% -63.00%
10th Percentile £168 £123 £110
90th Percentile £392 £399 £307
England median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £23.67 £27.00
% change year-on-year -4.93% -12.34% +10.77%

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 435 401 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.83% 12.83% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 255 190
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.71% +8.46%
10th Percentile £152 £176 £134
90th Percentile £538 £500 £604
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 33 45
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.03 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.96% -14.81% -
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.00 £9.29
90th Percentile £17.50 £15.75 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% -4.69%

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 July 2018.

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 July 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 0 13 £380 +86.50% 3
Derbyshire +4 4 £256 +105.00%
Leicestershire +14 3 £225 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (80.00%) SCCM
3 15 (75.00%) XenApp
4 14 (70.00%) Application Packaging
5 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (50.00%) Migration
7 8 (40.00%) Windows
8 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (30.00%) VBScript
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (30.00%) Finance
9 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
10 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 4 (20.00%) MCP
11 4 (20.00%) Office 365
12 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
12 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
12 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
12 3 (15.00%) Ivanti
12 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
12 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing

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 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (15.00%) IBM Notes
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
2 1 (5.00%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) AdminStudio
1 3 (15.00%) MSI
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Electronics
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
2 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 5 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix Packager
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Application Packaging
2 10 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Business Development
4 1 (5.00%) DNA
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (30.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) XenApp
2 13 (65.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Ivanti
3 3 (15.00%) Lotus
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) VMware