Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 22 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 89 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 +8 +5
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.14% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 8.70% 2.96% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £188 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -45.26% -16.97%
10th Percentile £413 £146 £231
90th Percentile £506 £349 £460
East of England median daily rate £450 £190 £375
% change year-on-year +136.84% -49.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 207 169 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 13.10% 12.08% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 87 103
Hertfordshire median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +30.43%
10th Percentile £196 £205 £166
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +20.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 9 32
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £11.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.13% -30.30% +3.13%
10th Percentile £13.25 £9.23 £8.93
90th Percentile £47.25 £13.85 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - -2.94% -2.86%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenDesktop in Hertfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Hatfield - 9 £450 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £450 -
XenDesktop
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
1 18 (100.00%) XenApp
2 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 14 (77.78%) SCCM
4 13 (72.22%) LANDesk
4 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
4 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (72.22%) CESG
4 13 (72.22%) Altiris
4 13 (72.22%) VBScript
4 13 (72.22%) SharePoint
4 13 (72.22%) Symantec
4 13 (72.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (72.22%) Skype for Business
4 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (72.22%) Office 365
4 13 (72.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 13 (72.22%) Skype
4 13 (72.22%) OneDrive
4 13 (72.22%) BitLocker
4 13 (72.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 13 (72.22%) Disk Encryption
5 11 (61.11%) AppSense
5 11 (61.11%) User Experience

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 14 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 13 (72.22%) SharePoint
2 13 (72.22%) Skype for Business
3 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (11.11%) OpenStack
3 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 13 (72.22%) Office 365
1 13 (72.22%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Skype
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) iSCSI
3 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.56%) LAN
4 1 (5.56%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Consultant
2 8 (44.44%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (33.33%) SCCM Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Senior SCCM Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Consultant
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Technical Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Deployment Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Technical Design Consultant
7 1 (5.56%) Database Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) CESG
2 11 (61.11%) User Experience
3 2 (11.11%) Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 13 (72.22%) Disk Encryption
2 9 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (50.00%) Presales
3 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (11.11%) High Availability
3 2 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
1 13 (72.22%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) XenApp
2 16 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (72.22%) BitLocker
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (11.11%) VMware NSX
6 1 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (77.78%) SCCM
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (72.22%) Norton AntiVirus
2 13 (72.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (11.11%) Ansible
3 2 (11.11%) Data Guard
3 2 (11.11%) Puppet
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.56%) vCenter Server
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 16 (88.89%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Altiris
3 13 (72.22%) LANDesk
3 13 (72.22%) Symantec
4 11 (61.11%) AppSense
5 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Dell
6 1 (5.56%) SonicWALL