Period
to 26 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 26 April 2018 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
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 82 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 0 -16
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.24% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 0.82% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
South Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £273 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.95% -31.88% -11.11%
10th Percentile £347 £261 £390
90th Percentile £440 £284 £410
Yorkshire median daily rate £340 £338 £400
% change year-on-year +0.74% -15.63% +86.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £60.00 - £12.10

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 102 122 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 10.53% 12.91% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 91 101
South Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% - +8.55%
10th Percentile £164 £163 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 23
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.33 £11.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.86% -21.43% +33.33%
10th Percentile £12.83 £9.85 £9.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £22.75 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £11.44 £12.10
% change year-on-year +22.40% -5.48% +0.83%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in South Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in South Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 26 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in South Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 26 April 2018. 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
Sheffield - 8 - -
Doncaster - 3 £450 -
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) XenApp
3 8 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 8 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 8 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) Ivanti
4 7 (58.33%) XenServer
4 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 7 (58.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Workflow
6 4 (33.33%) Validation
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Information Security
6 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) SMTP
6 4 (33.33%) DHCP
6 4 (33.33%) DNS
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Terminal Server
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DHCP
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
1 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
1 4 (33.33%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
1 8 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 7 (58.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
4 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Information Assurance
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
4 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (33.33%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Patch Management
5 3 (25.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCA
1 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) XenApp
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (58.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (58.33%) XenServer
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (33.33%) Terminal Server
4 3 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) EdgeSight
2 3 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) Ivanti
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) BMC
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft