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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
England / East of England
Rank 123 112 126
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14  
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.45% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 1.45% 3.48% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Median daily rate £488 £260 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.50% -46.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £11.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +83.13%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -25.53%  

XenDesktop is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 276 316 364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.00% 12.85% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 160 172
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 57 91
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.90 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire 0 4 £488 +66.66% 3
Bedfordshire 0 1 - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 of England region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (33.33%) AppSense
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Apple
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (16.67%) GPG13
6 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite

XenDesktop
Top Related 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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (16.67%) G Suite
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Intranet
3 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
3 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Database Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CCTV
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
1 1 (16.67%) Smartphone
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) DevOps
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) XenApp
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) AppDNA
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Apple
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Google
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
4 1 (16.67%) Symantec