Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 24 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 187 215
Rank change year-on-year +18 +28 -35
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 12 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.37% 0.096%
As % of the System Software category 2.00% 2.99% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £323 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -20.00% +74.42%
10th Percentile £283 £275 £228
90th Percentile £376 £338 £389
England median daily rate £400 £373 £375
% change year-on-year +7.38% -0.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £21.98
% change year-on-year -19.64% +27.42% +0.46%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 601 670 709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.60% 12.35% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 415 358
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +13.82%
10th Percentile £116 £175 £122
90th Percentile £538 £575 £516
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 49 128
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.90 £8.86
90th Percentile £19.75 £25.00 £24.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

XenDesktop
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenDesktop in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenDesktop in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenDesktop in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 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
South Yorkshire +24 7 £300 -
West Yorkshire +11 5 £360 +10.77%
XenDesktop
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenDesktop.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) XenApp
3 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (33.33%) Investment Management
6 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Banking
6 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
7 3 (25.00%) AppSense
7 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
8 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (16.67%) EdgeSight
8 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
8 2 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) SMTP
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification

XenDesktop
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
1 2 (16.67%) SMTP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) VSAN
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Support
3 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 2 (16.67%) Creative Thinking
2 2 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum
2 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow
2 2 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (8.33%) MCSA
2 1 (8.33%) MCSE
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) XenApp
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (16.67%) Terminal Server
5 2 (16.67%) XenServer
6 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) EdgeSight
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam