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 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 East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 - 111
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 15 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.83% - 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 5.64% - 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 2
Median daily rate £408 - £536
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 - £493
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 - £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 266 310 316
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.79% 15.78% 14.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 185 157
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.80% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 33 45
Median hourly rate £13.03 £38.00 £15.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.72% +152.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

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
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 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
Winchester - 2 £403 -
Fareham - 1 £475 - 1
Southampton - 1 £400 -
XenDesktop
South East

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

1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (95.00%) Hyper-V
3 18 (90.00%) PowerShell
3 18 (90.00%) XenServer
3 18 (90.00%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (90.00%) NetScaler
3 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (85.00%) Skype for Business
4 17 (85.00%) TOGAF
5 9 (45.00%) Firewall
6 7 (35.00%) PaaS
6 7 (35.00%) IaaS
7 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (10.00%) Server Building
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (10.00%) Office 365
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (10.00%) Replication
7 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007

XenDesktop
Co-occurring 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 17 (85.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) IaaS
1 7 (35.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) NetScaler
2 9 (45.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Designer
1 14 (70.00%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix Designer
3 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Windows
1 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (10.00%) Server Building
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.00%) MCITP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Hyper-V
2 18 (90.00%) VMware ESXi
2 18 (90.00%) XenServer
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) XenApp
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (5.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
Hook, Hampshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £385 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago