Period
to 25 November 2017

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 6 months to 25 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
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 132 155
Rank change year-on-year 0 +23 -36
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.18% 0.50% 0.091%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 4.13% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Leeds median daily rate £360 £325 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% +66.67% -9.30%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £193
90th Percentile £384 £381 £198
West Yorkshire median daily rate £360 £325 £195
% change year-on-year +10.77% +66.67% -9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate £11.00 - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 332 315 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 14.85% 12.08% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 198 178
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +18.64%
10th Percentile £209 £175 £120
90th Percentile £543 £575 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 43
Leeds median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.60 £8.61
90th Percentile £19.90 £24.25 £18.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Leeds

XenDesktop
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

XenDesktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leeds region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

XenDesktop
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) VoIP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) AppSense
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp