Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 November 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 of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 181 188
Rank change year-on-year -12 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 14 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.50% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.71% 3.43% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 6
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +136.84% -49.33%
10th Percentile £300 £345 £159
90th Percentile £501 £489 £291
England median daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year - +9.59% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.75 £22.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -19.64% +27.42%

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 818 757 665
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.12% 14.61% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 350 360
East of England median daily rate £389 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.07% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £130 £130 £163
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
England median daily rate £455 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +7.06% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 82 89
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £12.55 £10.54 £10.73
90th Percentile £40.03 £47.13 £28.56
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the East of England

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in the East of England

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in the East of England

XenDesktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in the East of England

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Cambridgeshire +17 4 £363 - 3
Hertfordshire -15 4 £500 +11.11% 2
Suffolk - 3 £425 -
Bedfordshire +11 1 £388 +10.71%
Essex -15 1 £380 - 1
Norfolk - 1 £300 -
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 of England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (85.71%) Windows
3 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
5 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
6 7 (50.00%) XenApp
7 6 (42.86%) Linux
8 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
8 5 (35.71%) Office 365
9 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) Firewall
9 4 (28.57%) vSphere
9 4 (28.57%) SCCM
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (28.57%) Degree
10 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
10 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
10 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (21.43%) Network Security
10 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
10 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
10 3 (21.43%) Wireless

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) OneDrive
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
2 3 (21.43%) Skype
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (21.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Consultant
1 3 (21.43%) Engineering Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Deployment Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 3 (21.43%) Data ONTAP
4 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Antivirus Management
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (21.43%) Disk Encryption
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (21.43%) Requirements Management
1 3 (21.43%) Systems Engineering
1 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Data Entry
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) PowerShell
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCA
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (28.57%) vSphere
5 3 (21.43%) BitLocker
6 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
6 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (7.14%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) FortiGate
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (21.43%) vMotion
3 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Symantec