Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 70 110
Rank change year-on-year -4 +40 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 14 21 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.49% 2.30% 1.78%
As % of the System Software category 7.53% 12.00% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 24
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £280 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +24.44% -
10th Percentile £336 £240 £205
90th Percentile £434 £309 £319
North East median daily rate £400 £280 £225
% change year-on-year +42.86% +24.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
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 186 175 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.75% 19.15% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 125 354
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £450 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +9.38% -8.57%
10th Percentile £313 £215 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £473
North East median daily rate £438 £335 £315
% change year-on-year +30.60% +6.35% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 15 65
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -49.09% +0.92%
10th Percentile £8.89 £9.70 £12.96
90th Percentile £20.75 £48.00 £29.30
North East median hourly rate £15.48 £12.75 £27.00
% change year-on-year +21.37% -52.78% +4.85%

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 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 9 December 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 -5 14 £400 +42.86% 2
XenDesktop
North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 14 (100.00%) Oracle
1 14 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 14 (100.00%) BMC
1 14 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 14 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 14 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 14 (100.00%) SCCM
1 14 (100.00%) SCOM
1 14 (100.00%) XenApp
1 14 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 14 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 14 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (100.00%) Security Hardening
1 14 (100.00%) vCenter Server
2 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 13 (92.86%) EMC
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (85.71%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) HP
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 10 (71.43%) Puppet
4 10 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (71.43%) Artifactory
4 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (71.43%) GitLab

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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) IaaS
1 1 (7.14%) PaaS
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Artifactory
1 10 (71.43%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Administrator
2 7 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (42.86%) Server Administrator
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (21.43%) Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Server Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Server Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Server Support
6 2 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 14 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 14 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 14 (100.00%) Security Hardening
2 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 6 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 6 (42.86%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Coaching
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) Open Source
5 1 (7.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) SC Cleared
1 13 (92.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 14 (100.00%) XenApp
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) SCCM
1 14 (100.00%) SCOM
1 14 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 14 (100.00%) vCenter Server
2 10 (71.43%) Puppet
2 10 (71.43%) vMotion
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 14 (100.00%) BMC
1 14 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) EMC
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 10 (71.43%) HP
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft