The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.51% - 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 11.63% - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £420
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 Swindon with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 43 57 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 12.95% 16.57% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 41 17
Median daily rate £330 £350 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £142 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
Median hourly rate - - £20.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Swindon

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Swindon over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 5 (100.00%) FlexPod
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) COM
4 1 (20.00%) Banking

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 5 (100.00%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Architect
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp