Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 127 176
Rank change year-on-year +5 +49 -8
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 50 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.34% 0.90% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 6.83% 5.88% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 3
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.45% -48.72%
10th Percentile £337 £362 £263
90th Percentile £442 £431 £288
South East median daily rate £400 £402 £375
% change year-on-year -0.50% +7.20% -5.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 732 544 688
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.55% 15.26% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 340 435
Hampshire median daily rate £428 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.88% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £266 £200 £252
90th Percentile £570 £500 £514
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 45 67
Hampshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -35.63% +40.32%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.30 £43.00 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +8 22 £413 +3.13% 2
Fareham +5 5 - - 2
Southampton -20 4 £395 +1.94%
Havant - 2 £425 -
XenDesktop
South East

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 48 (96.00%) Windows
2 47 (94.00%) Windows Server
3 38 (76.00%) Hyper-V
4 37 (74.00%) Citrix
5 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
5 34 (68.00%) VMware
5 34 (68.00%) PowerShell
6 32 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (62.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 31 (62.00%) NetScaler
8 29 (58.00%) Office 365
9 28 (56.00%) SCCM
9 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
10 27 (54.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 26 (52.00%) XenApp
12 25 (50.00%) XenServer
12 25 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
12 25 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Intune
14 23 (46.00%) Firewall
15 22 (44.00%) Azure Active Directory
16 20 (40.00%) Skype for Business
17 19 (38.00%) Windows 10
17 19 (38.00%) ITIL
18 16 (32.00%) DNS
18 16 (32.00%) Migration
18 16 (32.00%) VLAN
19 15 (30.00%) CCA
19 15 (30.00%) Citrix Certification

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 20 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 10 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 31 (62.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (58.00%) Office 365
3 22 (44.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (20.00%) Yammer
5 7 (14.00%) IaaS
5 7 (14.00%) PaaS
5 7 (14.00%) SaaS
6 2 (4.00%) Boomi
7 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) NetScaler
2 23 (46.00%) Firewall
3 16 (32.00%) DNS
3 16 (32.00%) VLAN
4 15 (30.00%) Skype
5 13 (26.00%) DHCP
6 10 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 10 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (10.00%) VPN
8 2 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Designer
3 9 (18.00%) Solutions Designer
4 6 (12.00%) IT Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.00%) Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) PowerShell Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.00%) Fat Client
1 14 (28.00%) Thin Client
2 10 (20.00%) Clustering
2 10 (20.00%) PKI
3 4 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (96.00%) Windows
2 47 (94.00%) Windows Server
3 32 (64.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (38.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (8.00%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.00%) Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Unix
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (38.00%) ITIL
3 16 (32.00%) Migration
4 14 (28.00%) Application Packaging
5 11 (22.00%) Operations Management
6 10 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (20.00%) High Availability
7 9 (18.00%) Change Management
8 7 (14.00%) TOGAF
9 4 (8.00%) Disk Encryption
9 4 (8.00%) Network Design
9 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.00%) Storage Virtualisation
10 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architecture
11 2 (4.00%) Content Management
11 2 (4.00%) CRM
11 2 (4.00%) ERP
11 2 (4.00%) Feasibility Study
12 1 (2.00%) Deployment Automation
12 1 (2.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (68.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) CCA
1 15 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 38 (76.00%) Hyper-V
2 34 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (52.00%) XenApp
4 25 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 25 (50.00%) XenServer
5 24 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (26.00%) DFS Replication
7 4 (8.00%) BitLocker
7 4 (8.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (8.00%) VirtualBox
8 2 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (56.00%) SCCM
2 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (20.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (8.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (8.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.00%) SCOM
5 2 (4.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Citrix
2 34 (68.00%) VMware
3 28 (56.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.00%) Dell
5 7 (14.00%) Oracle
6 4 (8.00%) Acronis
6 4 (8.00%) ESET
6 4 (8.00%) Kaspersky
6 4 (8.00%) McAfee
6 4 (8.00%) Sophos
6 4 (8.00%) Symantec
6 4 (8.00%) Veeam
7 2 (4.00%) ForgeRock
7 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.00%) EMC