Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 94 67
Rank change year-on-year +40 -27 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 47 3 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.41% 0.30% 4.02%
As % of the System Software category 19.92% 1.96% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 3 55
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £225 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.56% -19.64% -
10th Percentile £261 £223 £225
90th Percentile £375 £274 £311
North East median daily rate £309 £250 £280
% change year-on-year +23.60% -10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - £35.00
North East median hourly rate - - £35.00

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 236 153 444
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 22.16% 15.25% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 91 266
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £333 £333 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.67% -22.97%
10th Percentile £230 £185 £208
90th Percentile £490 £500 £400
North East median daily rate £325 £331 £285
% change year-on-year -1.89% +16.23% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 39
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.75 £30.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +7.14% +115.38%
10th Percentile £10.88 £9.75 £10.93
90th Percentile £30.38 £40.00 £36.58
North East median hourly rate £15.20 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -48.47% +5.36% +115.38%

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 June 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 18 June 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 +35 47 £310 +37.56%
XenDesktop
North East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 47 (100.00%) Citrix
1 47 (100.00%) XenApp
2 44 (93.62%) VMware
3 40 (85.11%) Ivanti
3 40 (85.11%) NetScaler
4 39 (82.98%) Security Cleared
5 38 (80.85%) Windows
6 37 (78.72%) VMware Infrastructure
6 37 (78.72%) Windows Server
7 36 (76.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 34 (72.34%) SC Cleared
9 33 (70.21%) DHCP
9 33 (70.21%) DNS
9 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
10 31 (65.96%) IIS
10 31 (65.96%) vSphere
11 30 (63.83%) SAP
11 30 (63.83%) HP
11 30 (63.83%) Business Continuity
12 27 (57.45%) ITIL
13 26 (55.32%) Project Management
14 25 (53.19%) Service Delivery
14 25 (53.19%) SAN
15 20 (42.55%) Management Information System
16 19 (40.43%) Degree
16 19 (40.43%) Computer Science
16 19 (40.43%) Computer Science Degree
17 15 (31.91%) XenServer
18 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
18 14 (29.79%) Microsoft

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 31 (65.96%) IIS
2 8 (17.02%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 40 (85.11%) NetScaler
2 33 (70.21%) DHCP
2 33 (70.21%) DNS
3 25 (53.19%) SAN
4 5 (10.64%) VSAN
5 4 (8.51%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
Job Titles
1 26 (55.32%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 25 (53.19%) Citrix Engineer
3 17 (36.17%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix Support
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (2.13%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.13%) Server Support
6 1 (2.13%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Management Information System
2 19 (40.43%) Computer Science
3 5 (10.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 38 (80.85%) Windows
2 37 (78.72%) Windows Server
3 36 (76.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Business Continuity
2 27 (57.45%) ITIL
3 26 (55.32%) Project Management
4 25 (53.19%) Service Delivery
5 8 (17.02%) Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Software Delivery
6 1 (2.13%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VB
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (82.98%) Security Cleared
2 34 (72.34%) SC Cleared
3 19 (40.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (40.43%) Degree
4 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 47 (100.00%) XenApp
2 37 (78.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (70.21%) Active Directory
4 31 (65.96%) vSphere
5 15 (31.91%) XenServer
6 5 (10.64%) VMware NSX
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) PowerCLI
1 5 (10.64%) vRealize
2 4 (8.51%) SafeCom
3 1 (2.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Citrix
2 44 (93.62%) VMware
3 40 (85.11%) Ivanti
4 30 (63.83%) HP
4 30 (63.83%) SAP
5 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.51%) ThinPrint