The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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
South East / Hampshire
Rank 109 115 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.27% 0.41% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 1.84% 2.25% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £325 £275 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 272 400 348
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.75% 18.35% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 262 164
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% -19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £13.40 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.83 £40.00
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 Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Hampshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Hampshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Southampton - 2 £323 -
Fareham - 1 £275 - 1
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (91.30%) VMware
3 21 (91.30%) Windows Server
4 20 (86.96%) PowerShell
4 20 (86.96%) XenServer
5 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
6 14 (60.87%) VMware ESXi
6 14 (60.87%) NetScaler
7 13 (56.52%) TOGAF
8 12 (52.17%) Skype for Business
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (43.48%) Change Management
10 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
10 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (34.78%) XenApp
11 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
11 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
12 7 (30.43%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (26.09%) SCCM
13 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Management
13 6 (26.09%) vSphere
14 3 (13.04%) Firewall
14 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
14 3 (13.04%) SQL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 12 (52.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (4.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) IaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) NetScaler
2 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (30.43%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Designer
1 10 (43.48%) Solutions Designer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix Designer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (8.70%) IT Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Senior IT Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Server Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
1 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (91.30%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) TOGAF
2 10 (43.48%) Change Management
3 7 (30.43%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.70%) Server Building
6 1 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.35%) Database Mirroring
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Open Source
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCITP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSD
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) XenServer
2 15 (65.22%) Hyper-V
3 14 (60.87%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
4 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (34.78%) XenApp
6 6 (26.09%) vSphere
7 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (8.70%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
8 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (26.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) PowerCLI
2 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
3 21 (91.30%) VMware
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.35%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) SAP