The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 28 22
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.84% 6.93%
As % of the System Software category - 4.65% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 12
Average daily rate
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- - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
34 43 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.67% 18.07% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 24 32
Average daily rate £350 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £25.50 £11.00 £160.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.81% -93.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenDesktop across the Bedfordshire region.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
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Dunstable - - - -
Luton - - - -
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XenDesktop also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenDesktop. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) LANDesk
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM