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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenDesktop
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon - - 0.76%
As % of the System Software category - - 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £326 £325 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% -18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £12.10 £16.25
% change year-on-year - -25.53%  

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 39 37 52
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 11.27% 11.46% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 19
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +18.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £43.60 £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

XenDesktop
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

XenDesktop
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