Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 23 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 127 128
Rank change year-on-year -15 +1 -8
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.072% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 1.75% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 12
Surrey median daily rate £130 £288 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.78% -23.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £125 £260 £307
90th Percentile £135 £538 £425
South East median daily rate £408 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +16.43% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 379 343 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 13.57% 14.84% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 222 176
Surrey median daily rate £401 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.25% +8.93% -
10th Percentile £134 £143 £156
90th Percentile £575 £530 £500
South East median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 21
Surrey median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £10.95 £10.75 £11.81
90th Percentile £25.00 £28.75 £24.00
South East median hourly rate £16.88 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -14.29% +12.90%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Surrey

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Surrey

XenDesktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 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 Surrey region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Skype

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Support
1 2 (100.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 2 (100.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel