Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 139 169
Rank change year-on-year +5 +30 +4
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 35 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.94% 0.64% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 5.13% 4.14% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 5
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +45.45% -43.01%
10th Percentile £325 £330 £263
90th Percentile £438 £420 £298
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £370
% change year-on-year -6.25% +8.25% -11.50%
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 682 556 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 18.35% 15.45% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 355 444
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £218 £208 £216
90th Percentile £564 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 43 69
Hampshire median hourly rate £16.22 £14.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% -35.56% +44.69%
10th Percentile £10.49 £10.40 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.31 £39.55 £47.86
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.63
% change year-on-year +3.03% -0.75% -2.21%

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 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

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 19 June 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 13 £375 -1.32% 3
Fareham +3 5 - -
Southampton -1 1 £363 -3.33%
Havant - 1 - -
XenDesktop
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 33 (94.29%) Windows Server
3 28 (80.00%) Hyper-V
4 26 (74.29%) Citrix
5 25 (71.43%) VMware
6 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
6 24 (68.57%) PowerShell
7 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (62.86%) NetScaler
9 21 (60.00%) XenApp
9 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 20 (57.14%) SCCM
10 20 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 18 (51.43%) Office 365
12 17 (48.57%) XenServer
12 17 (48.57%) Firewall
13 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Intune
13 16 (45.71%) VMware ESXi
13 16 (45.71%) Azure Active Directory
14 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
15 13 (37.14%) Skype for Business
15 13 (37.14%) VLAN
16 12 (34.29%) CCA
16 12 (34.29%) Citrix Certification
16 12 (34.29%) ITIL
16 12 (34.29%) Migration
16 12 (34.29%) Application Packaging
17 11 (31.43%) DNS
17 11 (31.43%) Windows 10

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 13 (37.14%) Skype for Business
2 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
3 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (51.43%) Office 365
3 16 (45.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (22.86%) Yammer
5 4 (11.43%) IaaS
5 4 (11.43%) PaaS
5 4 (11.43%) SaaS
6 1 (2.86%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 22 (62.86%) NetScaler
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
3 13 (37.14%) VLAN
4 11 (31.43%) DNS
5 10 (28.57%) DHCP
5 10 (28.57%) Skype
6 8 (22.86%) Fibre Channel
6 8 (22.86%) iSCSI
6 8 (22.86%) SAN
7 4 (11.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (14.29%) Designer
3 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) PowerShell Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 10 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 8 (22.86%) Clustering
2 8 (22.86%) PKI
3 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 33 (94.29%) Windows Server
3 23 (65.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (31.43%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.43%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.86%) Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Unix
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Application Packaging
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
1 12 (34.29%) Migration
2 8 (22.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (22.86%) High Availability
2 8 (22.86%) Operations Management
3 7 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (11.43%) Disk Encryption
4 4 (11.43%) Network Design
4 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
4 4 (11.43%) Storage Virtualisation
4 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.86%) Content Management
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) ERP
6 1 (2.86%) Feasibility Study
6 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) PowerShell
2 8 (22.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) CCA
1 12 (34.29%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 28 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 24 (68.57%) Active Directory
3 21 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (60.00%) XenApp
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (48.57%) XenServer
6 16 (45.71%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (28.57%) DFS Replication
8 4 (11.43%) BitLocker
8 4 (11.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 4 (11.43%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (57.14%) SCCM
2 16 (45.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (22.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Backup Exec
4 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Citrix
2 25 (71.43%) VMware
3 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Dell
5 7 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (11.43%) Acronis
6 4 (11.43%) Kaspersky
6 4 (11.43%) McAfee
6 4 (11.43%) Sophos
6 4 (11.43%) Symantec
6 4 (11.43%) Veeam
7 1 (2.86%) ForgeRock
7 1 (2.86%) SAP
7 1 (2.86%) Sitecore