Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 27 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 325 303
Rank change year-on-year +7 -22 -26
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 50 66 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.36% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 2.44% 2.70% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 55 52
South East median daily rate £408 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £298 £230 £287
90th Percentile £573 £488 £500
England median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - £26.00
England median hourly rate £21.17 £27.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -23.03% +15.79% +11.76%

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2052 2444 2531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.76% 13.15% 12.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1489 1321
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £163 £180 £181
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
England median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 191 293
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +6.45%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £44.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +3.23%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in the South East

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in the South East

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in the South East over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in the South East

XenDesktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in the South East

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the South East region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +31 21 £408 +48.18% 4
Thames Valley -2 19 £506 +39.08% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 11 £625 - 1
Berkshire +26 5 £409 +25.77%
West Sussex +7 3 £475 +9.45%
East Sussex +5 3 - -
Oxfordshire -9 3 £300 -29.41%
Surrey -18 2 £228 -47.58%
Kent +4 1 £400 -7.83%
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 South East region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 48 (96.00%) Citrix
2 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (78.00%) Windows
3 34 (68.00%) VMware
4 31 (62.00%) Windows Server
5 30 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (50.00%) XenApp
7 24 (48.00%) VMware ESXi
8 23 (46.00%) Hyper-V
9 22 (44.00%) XenServer
10 21 (42.00%) NetScaler
11 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
12 19 (38.00%) Skype for Business
13 18 (36.00%) TOGAF
14 16 (32.00%) Cisco
15 15 (30.00%) AppSense
15 15 (30.00%) Firewall
16 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
17 13 (26.00%) Thin Client
17 13 (26.00%) Microsoft App-V
17 13 (26.00%) Fat Client
18 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (20.00%) AppDNA
19 10 (20.00%) GPG13
19 10 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
19 10 (20.00%) Linux
19 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
20 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
20 9 (18.00%) BIG-IP
20 9 (18.00%) DevOps

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (38.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) IaaS
1 7 (14.00%) PaaS
2 6 (12.00%) Office 365
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) NetScaler
2 15 (30.00%) Firewall
3 9 (18.00%) BIG-IP
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (18.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (14.00%) DNS
5 6 (12.00%) DHCP
6 5 (10.00%) WAN
7 4 (8.00%) LAN
8 3 (6.00%) SAN
8 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.00%) VLAN
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.00%) Internet
9 1 (2.00%) MPLS
9 1 (2.00%) Network Security
9 1 (2.00%) Skype
9 1 (2.00%) SSL
9 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Designer
1 15 (30.00%) Solutions Designer
2 12 (24.00%) Architect
3 9 (18.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Citrix Designer
6 4 (8.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Fat Client
1 13 (26.00%) Thin Client
2 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) iSeries
4 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) AS400
5 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.00%) Replication
6 1 (2.00%) BYOD
6 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 31 (62.00%) Windows Server
3 30 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.00%) CentOS
7 3 (6.00%) Unix
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) TOGAF
2 10 (20.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 9 (18.00%) DevOps
4 4 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.00%) High Availability
5 3 (6.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
6 2 (4.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) Change Management
6 2 (4.00%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (4.00%) Network Design
6 2 (4.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.00%) Server Building
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.00%) Service Management
6 2 (4.00%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) VB
3 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (16.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (10.00%) MCSE
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (6.00%) MCP
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.00%) CCA
8 1 (2.00%) CCAA
8 1 (2.00%) CCNA
8 1 (2.00%) CCNP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.00%) Degree
8 1 (2.00%) MCITP
8 1 (2.00%) MCTS
8 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.00%) GPG13
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (50.00%) XenApp
2 24 (48.00%) VMware ESXi
3 23 (46.00%) Hyper-V
4 22 (44.00%) XenServer
5 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (26.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 11 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (14.00%) vSphere
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (8.00%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (6.00%) vCloud
11 2 (4.00%) Terminal Server
12 1 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
12 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) AppDNA
2 6 (12.00%) SCCM
3 4 (8.00%) WSUS
4 3 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.00%) EdgeSight
5 2 (4.00%) SCOM
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.00%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.00%) SCSM
6 1 (2.00%) Simpana
6 1 (2.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Citrix
2 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
3 34 (68.00%) VMware
4 16 (32.00%) Cisco
5 15 (30.00%) AppSense
6 9 (18.00%) F5
6 9 (18.00%) Palo Alto
7 6 (12.00%) HP
8 3 (6.00%) Apple
8 3 (6.00%) Canon
8 3 (6.00%) Forcepoint
8 3 (6.00%) MobileIron
8 3 (6.00%) NetApp
8 3 (6.00%) Polycom
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
9 2 (4.00%) CommVault
9 2 (4.00%) Wyse
10 1 (2.00%) EMC
10 1 (2.00%) Genesys
10 1 (2.00%) Remedy
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £385.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £370 - £430 per day
Posted: Yesterday