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 3 months to 23 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 / Surrey
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 89 91
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.16% 0.70% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.34% 4.66% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £228 £434 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.58% +33.53%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 149 193 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 12.17% 15.09% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 115 103
Median daily rate £400 £425 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +16.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £184 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 14
Median hourly rate £21.00 £23.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% +24.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.53 £12.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £52.18
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Surrey over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Surrey

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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

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Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 1 £325 -
XenDesktop
South East

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

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) DB2
3 3 (60.00%) AS400
3 3 (60.00%) Wyse
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) iSeries
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (20.00%) CommVault
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry

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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 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
1 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) AS400
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (60.00%) iSeries
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) MCP
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (20.00%) SCSM
2 1 (20.00%) Simpana
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Hitachi
3 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 3 (60.00%) Wyse
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CommVault
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel