Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 156 178
Rank change year-on-year +36 +22 -9
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 43 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.21% 0.41% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 6.70% 2.55% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 8 6
Hampshire median daily rate £408 £358 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.99% +0.35% +18.75%
10th Percentile £375 £285 £325
90th Percentile £448 £526 £394
South East median daily rate £408 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 642 628 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.04% 16.13% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 388 302
Hampshire median daily rate £380 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +1.35% +8.82%
10th Percentile £157 £250 £225
90th Percentile £500 £538 £488
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 58 75
Hampshire median hourly rate £13.03 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.17% -9.38% +10.34%
10th Percentile £9.93 £10.85 £11.67
90th Percentile £43.00 £48.44 £43.50
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +19 8 £410 - 1
Southampton +12 4 £400 -15.79%
Fareham - 3 £490 - 1
Hook - 1 £450 -
XenDesktop
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 41 (95.35%) Citrix
2 40 (93.02%) Windows
3 38 (88.37%) VMware
3 38 (88.37%) PowerShell
3 38 (88.37%) Windows Server
4 37 (86.05%) Hyper-V
4 37 (86.05%) NetScaler
4 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
5 36 (83.72%) XenServer
6 35 (81.40%) Skype for Business
6 35 (81.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (76.74%) VMware ESXi
7 33 (76.74%) TOGAF
8 18 (41.86%) PaaS
8 18 (41.86%) IaaS
8 18 (41.86%) Firewall
9 9 (20.93%) XenApp
10 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
11 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
11 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
12 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
12 3 (6.98%) AppSense
13 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (4.65%) Change Management
13 2 (4.65%) ITIL
13 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (4.65%) Office 365
13 2 (4.65%) vSphere

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 35 (81.40%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 18 (41.86%) IaaS
1 18 (41.86%) PaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) SaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (86.05%) NetScaler
2 18 (41.86%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (2.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (2.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Designer
1 28 (65.12%) Solutions Designer
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix Designer
2 8 (18.60%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (6.98%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (4.65%) Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (2.33%) Citrix Expert
5 1 (2.33%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.33%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.33%) Wintel Consultant
5 1 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Windows
2 38 (88.37%) Windows Server
3 35 (81.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Android
6 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) TOGAF
2 3 (6.98%) Application Packaging
3 2 (4.65%) Change Management
3 2 (4.65%) ITIL
3 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.33%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.33%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.33%) Project Management
4 1 (2.33%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (2.33%) Security Management
4 1 (2.33%) Task Automation
4 1 (2.33%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (88.37%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 37 (86.05%) Hyper-V
2 36 (83.72%) XenServer
3 33 (76.74%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (20.93%) XenApp
5 6 (13.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
6 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (4.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) EdgeSight
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Citrix
2 38 (88.37%) VMware
3 37 (86.05%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) AppSense
5 1 (2.33%) Remedy