Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 137 124 137
Rank change year-on-year -13 +13 +33
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 48 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.27% 1.09% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 6.23% 5.79% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 17
Hampshire median daily rate £406 £404 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +10.62% +4.29%
10th Percentile £359 £373 £300
90th Percentile £629 £438 £493
South East median daily rate £400 £410 £350
% change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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 770 656 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.35% 18.84% 16.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 334 377
Hampshire median daily rate £445 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.84% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £301 £150 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 48 52
Hampshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.69 £10.50
90th Percentile £54.13 £42.79 £46.64
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £16.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.19% +12.50% -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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 January 2019. 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 +6 19 £380 -7.32% 5
Fareham -1 4 £613 +24.37%
Havant - 3 £506 -
Southampton -14 2 £406 +4.84% 1
XenDesktop
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 47 (97.92%) Windows
1 47 (97.92%) Windows Server
2 40 (83.33%) Citrix
3 38 (79.17%) NetScaler
4 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 36 (75.00%) VMware
5 35 (72.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 32 (66.67%) Hyper-V
7 30 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 28 (58.33%) Office 365
9 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 27 (56.25%) XenApp
9 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
10 26 (54.17%) PowerShell
11 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2008
11 25 (52.08%) Windows 10
11 25 (52.08%) Migration
12 23 (47.92%) SCCM
12 23 (47.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Intune
14 21 (43.75%) Azure Active Directory
15 20 (41.67%) Application Packaging
15 20 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
16 19 (39.58%) XenServer
17 18 (37.50%) DNS
17 18 (37.50%) ITIL
18 17 (35.42%) Thin Client
18 17 (35.42%) Fat Client
19 16 (33.33%) Dell
20 15 (31.25%) DHCP

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 15 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 10 (20.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 35 (72.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (58.33%) Office 365
3 21 (43.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (20.83%) Yammer
5 8 (16.67%) SaaS
6 4 (8.33%) IaaS
6 4 (8.33%) PaaS
7 2 (4.17%) Boomi
8 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (79.17%) NetScaler
2 18 (37.50%) DNS
3 15 (31.25%) DHCP
3 15 (31.25%) VLAN
4 14 (29.17%) Firewall
4 14 (29.17%) Skype
5 13 (27.08%) Fibre Channel
5 13 (27.08%) iSCSI
5 13 (27.08%) SAN
6 3 (6.25%) SMTP
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security
8 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (14.58%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (25.00%) Architect
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Manager
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Designer
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Business Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Business Solution Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Messaging Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Server Migration Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) Middleware
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) Fat Client
1 17 (35.42%) Thin Client
2 13 (27.08%) Clustering
2 13 (27.08%) PKI
3 7 (14.58%) CMDB
4 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (97.92%) Windows
1 47 (97.92%) Windows Server
2 25 (52.08%) Windows 10
2 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.58%) CentOS
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 7 (14.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Migration
2 23 (47.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 20 (41.67%) Application Packaging
4 18 (37.50%) ITIL
5 13 (27.08%) High Availability
6 10 (20.83%) Technical Leadership
7 9 (18.75%) Network Design
8 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (16.67%) Operations Management
9 7 (14.58%) Analytics
10 6 (12.50%) Service Management
10 6 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
11 4 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Security Testing
11 4 (8.33%) Task Automation
11 4 (8.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 3 (6.25%) Change Management
12 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
13 2 (4.17%) CRM
13 2 (4.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (54.17%) PowerShell
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.92%) CCA
1 11 (22.92%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 30 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 27 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (56.25%) XenApp
4 20 (41.67%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (39.58%) XenServer
6 10 (20.83%) DFS Replication
7 3 (6.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (47.92%) SCCM
2 22 (45.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 14 (29.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 7 (14.58%) Ansible
4 7 (14.58%) Packer
4 7 (14.58%) Puppet
4 7 (14.58%) Terraform
5 3 (6.25%) AirWatch
5 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
6 2 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (83.33%) Citrix
2 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (75.00%) VMware
3 16 (33.33%) Dell
4 11 (22.92%) McAfee
5 9 (18.75%) Oracle
6 7 (14.58%) CA
6 7 (14.58%) Cisco
6 7 (14.58%) Red Hat
6 7 (14.58%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.17%) ForgeRock
7 2 (4.17%) SAP
7 2 (4.17%) Sitecore
8 1 (2.08%) EMC