The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.88% -
As % of the System Software category - 4.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £161 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Essex with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 91 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 18.98% 20.04% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 38
Median daily rate £403 £265 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.88% +0.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £577 £433 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 10
Median hourly rate £33.75 £16.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.54% -10.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £16.50 £15.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.30 £19.00 £32.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Essex