Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 71 80
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.35% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 1.79% 3.08% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
South Yorkshire median daily rate £325 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -21.05%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £157
90th Percentile £428 £325 £325
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +12.32% +6.15% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate £34.50 £11.00 -
% change year-on-year +213.64% - -

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 168 65 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 19.56% 8.18% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 29 111
South Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% -10.53% +35.71%
10th Percentile £265 £113 £258
90th Percentile £541 £638 £575
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £408
% change year-on-year +3.75% -1.84% +18.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 22
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £11.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -21.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £9.34 £8.79 £8.55
90th Percentile £27.48 £28.65 £32.88
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year - -17.24% +20.83%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Doncaster -2 1 £450 - 1
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) CCA
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) NCDA
3 1 (33.33%) NCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCA
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) NCDA
2 1 (33.33%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Ivanti
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam