The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 28 June 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.

Citrix XenDesktop
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 0.83% -
As % of the System Software category 2.22% 4.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £295 £325
% change year-on-year +35.59% -9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -21.87% +25.49%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 45 86 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 13.72% 17.84% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 76 71
Median daily rate £208 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -51.17% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £285 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £656 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Median hourly rate - £13.23 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -18.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Gloucestershire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Gloucestershire

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Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Gloucester -4 1 - -
XenDesktop
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) VMware