Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 October 2018 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
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 121 156
Rank change year-on-year -6 +35 +23
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 45 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.22% 1.11% 0.34%
As % of the System Software category 6.38% 6.71% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 5
Hampshire median daily rate £423 £405 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% +10.89% +4.29%
10th Percentile £356 £364 £290
90th Percentile £619 £438 £553
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -

XenDesktop is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 705 581 591
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.14% 16.59% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 360 364
Hampshire median daily rate £436 £389 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.22% +3.67% -
10th Percentile £300 £155 £247
90th Percentile £575 £523 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 39 59
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.08 £11.50
90th Percentile £46.22 £43.00 £48.29
South East median hourly rate £16.30 £17.43 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.47% +16.18% -14.29%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Hampshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in Hampshire

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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 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +3 18 £385 -4.64% 1
Havant - 4 £506 -
Southampton -16 3 £415 +3.75% 2
Fareham -3 1 - -
XenDesktop
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 43 (95.56%) Windows
1 43 (95.56%) Windows Server
2 38 (84.44%) Citrix
3 35 (77.78%) VMware
3 35 (77.78%) Hyper-V
3 35 (77.78%) NetScaler
4 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (60.00%) XenApp
6 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
7 25 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
7 25 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (53.33%) Migration
9 22 (48.89%) PowerShell
9 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (46.67%) Office 365
10 21 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
12 19 (42.22%) Firewall
12 19 (42.22%) XenServer
13 17 (37.78%) Skype for Business
13 17 (37.78%) Application Packaging
13 17 (37.78%) SCCM
14 16 (35.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 15 (33.33%) Windows 10
15 15 (33.33%) ITIL
16 14 (31.11%) SQL
16 14 (31.11%) Oracle
16 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Intune
17 13 (28.89%) Azure Active Directory
17 13 (28.89%) Middleware

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 (37.78%) Skype for Business
2 8 (17.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (46.67%) Office 365
3 13 (28.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (17.78%) IaaS
4 8 (17.78%) PaaS
4 8 (17.78%) SaaS
4 8 (17.78%) Yammer
5 3 (6.67%) Boomi
6 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 19 (42.22%) Firewall
3 12 (26.67%) DNS
3 12 (26.67%) Skype
4 11 (24.44%) VLAN
5 10 (22.22%) DHCP
6 8 (17.78%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (17.78%) iSCSI
6 8 (17.78%) SAN
7 2 (4.44%) SMTP
7 2 (4.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Architect
2 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (22.22%) Designer
4 10 (22.22%) Solutions Designer
5 7 (15.56%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (8.89%) IT Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (8.89%) Windows Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) Business Architect
9 3 (6.67%) Business Solution Architect
10 2 (4.44%) Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) Messaging Consultant
11 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
11 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Designer
11 1 (2.22%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Fat Client
1 11 (24.44%) Thin Client
2 8 (17.78%) Clustering
2 8 (17.78%) PKI
3 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 43 (95.56%) Windows
1 43 (95.56%) Windows Server
2 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Migration
2 17 (37.78%) Application Packaging
3 16 (35.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 15 (33.33%) ITIL
5 13 (28.89%) Network Design
6 10 (22.22%) Storage Virtualisation
7 8 (17.78%) High Availability
7 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
8 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (8.89%) Operations Management
10 3 (6.67%) Content Management
10 3 (6.67%) CRM
10 3 (6.67%) ERP
10 3 (6.67%) Feasibility Study
11 2 (4.44%) Change Management
12 1 (2.22%) Deployment Automation
12 1 (2.22%) Disk Encryption
12 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) PowerShell
2 14 (31.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) CCA
1 11 (24.44%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 35 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 27 (60.00%) XenApp
3 25 (55.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 25 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (46.67%) VMware ESXi
5 20 (44.44%) Active Directory
6 19 (42.22%) XenServer
7 10 (22.22%) DFS Replication
8 2 (4.44%) Xen
9 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (2.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 17 (37.78%) SCCM
2 14 (31.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (17.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (6.67%) AirWatch
5 2 (4.44%) SCOM
5 2 (4.44%) XenMobile
6 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Citrix
2 35 (77.78%) VMware
3 26 (57.78%) Microsoft
4 14 (31.11%) Oracle
5 11 (24.44%) Dell
6 3 (6.67%) ForgeRock
6 3 (6.67%) SAP
6 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.22%) Acronis
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) ESET
7 1 (2.22%) Kaspersky
7 1 (2.22%) McAfee
7 1 (2.22%) Sophos
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) Veeam