Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 19 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - +93 -21
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.41% - 0.065%
As % of the System Software category 3.21% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Wiltshire median daily rate £600 - £275
South West median daily rate £600 £300 £190
% change year-on-year +100.00% +57.89% -41.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 156 184 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 12.70% 14.16% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 122 85
Wiltshire median daily rate £415 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.57% +4.48% -12.42%
10th Percentile £185 £195 £177
90th Percentile £599 £588 £520
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 26
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 - £20.25
10th Percentile £13.00 - £12.50
90th Percentile £19.25 - £43.75
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £19.27
% change year-on-year +28.57% -27.33% +16.76%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings citing XenDesktop as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Swindon - 5 £600 -
XenDesktop
South West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (100.00%) SCVMM
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 5 (100.00%) FlexPod
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) COM
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) NetScaler
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Architect
1 5 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Architect
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix Architect
3 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 5 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) NetApp