The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for XenDesktop skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 90 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds - 0.22% -
As % of the System Software category - 2.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.10 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £17.50
% change year-on-year - -30.85%  

XenDesktop is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 96 115 91
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 9.45% 8.25% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 52
Median daily rate £410 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £163 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 13
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.10 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.96% +0.83%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.60 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £14.10 £17.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Leeds

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Leeds

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in Leeds

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Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Server Building
1 6 (100.00%) ThinPrint
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Server Support
1 6 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server Support
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Server Building
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) ThinPrint
1 6 (100.00%) VMware