The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 24 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 69
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.68% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category - 4.55% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +41.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -21.87% +25.49%  

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 55 88 96
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 8.77% 14.86% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 66 53
Median daily rate £400 £363 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.11% +18.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £224 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £145.00 £21.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMP
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Server Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Rationalisation
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (50.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) VMware