Period
to 20 September 2018

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 20 September 2018 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 76 68
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 25 14 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.73% 1.53% 4.32%
As % of the System Software category 12.63% 7.37% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 74
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £344 £285 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.61% +3.64% -
10th Percentile £313 £258 £222
90th Percentile £422 £306 £319
North East median daily rate £350 £285 £275
% change year-on-year +22.81% +3.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £28.88
North East median hourly rate - - £28.88

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 198 190 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.59% 20.74% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 131 438
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £385 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.46% +8.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £252 £196 £205
90th Percentile £550 £488 £461
North East median daily rate £380 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +16.92% +8.33% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 74
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.00% +7.14% +86.67%
10th Percentile £9.88 £10.00 £10.51
90th Percentile £30.00 £43.50 £36.35
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -48.47% +5.36% +102.09%

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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 +6 25 £344 +20.61%
XenDesktop
North East

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 25 (100.00%) VMware
1 25 (100.00%) XenApp
2 22 (88.00%) NetScaler
2 22 (88.00%) Ivanti
2 22 (88.00%) Citrix
3 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
4 20 (80.00%) SC Cleared
5 19 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (68.00%) Windows
6 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
7 16 (64.00%) HP
8 14 (56.00%) DHCP
8 14 (56.00%) DNS
8 14 (56.00%) IIS
8 14 (56.00%) vSphere
9 13 (52.00%) SAP
9 13 (52.00%) Business Continuity
10 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (44.00%) Degree
10 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
10 11 (44.00%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (36.00%) ITIL
11 9 (36.00%) SAN
12 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
12 8 (32.00%) Project Management
12 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
12 8 (32.00%) PowerShell

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 14 (56.00%) IIS
2 8 (32.00%) OpenStack
3 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) NetScaler
2 14 (56.00%) DHCP
2 14 (56.00%) DNS
3 9 (36.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Artifactory
1 3 (12.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Server Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support
4 2 (8.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
1 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
1 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (36.00%) ITIL
3 8 (32.00%) Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) Project Management
3 8 (32.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.00%) Security Hardening
5 2 (8.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps
6 1 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (4.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Security Cleared
2 20 (80.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (44.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (44.00%) Degree
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 25 (100.00%) XenApp
2 19 (76.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) vSphere
5 8 (32.00%) XenServer
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
1 3 (12.00%) SCOM
1 3 (12.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (12.00%) vCenter Server
1 3 (12.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) VMware
2 22 (88.00%) Citrix
2 22 (88.00%) Ivanti
3 16 (64.00%) HP
4 13 (52.00%) SAP
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
6 3 (12.00%) BMC
6 3 (12.00%) EMC
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
6 3 (12.00%) Red Hat