Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 111 128
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17 +11
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 12 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.40% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 2.80% 7.41% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 13
East Midlands median daily rate £361 £350 £114
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% +207.02% -62.00%
10th Percentile £123 £123 £107
90th Percentile £397 £417 £122
England median daily rate £388 £359 £338
% change year-on-year +8.01% +6.30% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.01 £22.34 £19.50
% change year-on-year +11.95% +14.54% -23.53%

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 429 405 341
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 14.46% 13.21% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 232 171
East Midlands median daily rate £380 £353 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.80% +17.50% -14.29%
10th Percentile £175 £166 £107
90th Percentile £550 £525 £456
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 50 58
East Midlands median hourly rate £12.30 £11.88 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.58% -8.65% -3.70%
10th Percentile £10.20 £10.00 £9.51
90th Percentile £21.14 £21.11 £20.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.59%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +2 4 £380 +86.50% 1
Derbyshire -10 4 £228 -35.00%
Leicestershire +8 3 £225 +73.08% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £400 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Migration
3 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (41.67%) SCCM
4 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
4 5 (41.67%) VBScript
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) HP
5 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Lotus
5 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
5 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013

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 4 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Notes
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 4 (33.33%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (41.67%) Application Packaging
3 2 (16.67%) Business Development
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) VBScript
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Lotus
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware