The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 29 June 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
North West > Manchester
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 102 84
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - 0.17% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category - 1.46% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 9
Manchester median daily rate - £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.66%  
North West median daily rate £363 £345 £273
% change year-on-year +5.07% +26.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 Manchester with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 124 206 206
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.79% 11.53% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 158 215
Manchester median daily rate £448 £353 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.09% +13.70%  
10th Percentile £104 £200 £163
90th Percentile £590 £500 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +3.82% +28.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 30
Manchester median hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.00% -7.40%  
10th Percentile £11.04 £9.07 £10.23
90th Percentile £168.75 £16.73 £26.25
North West median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.81% -6.89%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft