Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 18 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - +85
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 20 64 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.19% 2.67% -
As % of the System Software category 10.93% 10.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 0
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £283 £235 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.21% - -
North East median daily rate £280 £238 -
% change year-on-year +17.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - £28.00 -
North East median hourly rate - £28.00 -

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 183 627 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.00% 26.15% 11.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 415 80
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £340 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% -10.00% +16.67%
10th Percentile £223 £205 £212
90th Percentile £545 £475 £638
North East median daily rate £333 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +6.23% -10.57% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 70 29
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +3.70% +21.35%
10th Percentile £9.55 £13.81 £12.55
90th Percentile £44.75 £31.95 £39.60
North East median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +9.80% -11.30%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Tyne and Wear

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Tyne and Wear

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenDesktop in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenDesktop in Tyne and Wear

XenDesktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in Tyne and Wear

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +18 20 £283 +20.21% 1
XenDesktop
North East

For the 6 months to 18 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (90.00%) XenApp
2 18 (90.00%) XenServer
3 17 (85.00%) DHCP
3 17 (85.00%) DNS
3 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (70.00%) VMware
4 14 (70.00%) AppSense
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (65.00%) Skype for Business
5 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (55.00%) SCCM
6 11 (55.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (45.00%) SMS
9 8 (40.00%) ITIL
10 7 (35.00%) Software Delivery
11 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
11 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
12 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
12 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (15.00%) Degree
14 3 (15.00%) Computer Science

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 13 (65.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (65.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) DHCP
1 17 (85.00%) DNS
2 9 (45.00%) SMS
3 2 (10.00%) Firewall
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Desktop Support
2 10 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 9 (45.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (15.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (15.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) XenApp
1 18 (90.00%) XenServer
2 17 (85.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.00%) Xen
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 5 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (15.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (5.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (5.00%) SafeCom
4 1 (5.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (70.00%) AppSense
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) ThinPrint