Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 20 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 90 109
Rank change year-on-year -26 +19 -7
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.29% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 1.75% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £250 £398 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.11% +1.79% -
10th Percentile £238 £311 £339
90th Percentile £263 £502 £410
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £250 £398 £379
% change year-on-year -37.11% +4.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 257 171 197
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 14.73% 13.50% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 87 94
Milton Keynes median daily rate £389 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £162 £205 £213
90th Percentile £494 £538 £488
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 27 22
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.17% -25.00% +28.00%
10th Percentile £11.45 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £59.88 £15.65 £23.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +52.00% -21.88% +23.08%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Milton Keynes

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Altiris
4 2 (40.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (40.00%) MSI
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 (60.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Server Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 2 (40.00%) Disk Encryption
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Email Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) BitLocker
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) EdgeSight
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) MOM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) Altiris
3 2 (40.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Genesys
4 1 (20.00%) HP