The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 115 97 122
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 29 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 1.16% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 1.91% 11.51% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 0
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- £390 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +31.50%
XenDesktop
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
262 252 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.21% 10.06% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 102 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 15 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.36 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.37% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £21.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
Vacancies
Reading -8 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (82.35%) XenApp
2 13 (76.47%) VMware
2 13 (76.47%) Citrix
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) SCCM
4 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
4 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 6 (35.29%) vSphere
7 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (35.29%) Lumension
7 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
8 5 (29.41%) Wyse
8 5 (29.41%) Dell
9 4 (23.53%) SAN
9 4 (23.53%) Firewall
9 4 (23.53%) HP
9 4 (23.53%) DHCP
9 4 (23.53%) VPN
9 4 (23.53%) DNS
9 4 (23.53%) Linux
9 4 (23.53%) SQL
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 4 (23.53%) AppSense
9 4 (23.53%) ProCurve
9 4 (23.53%) PKI
9 4 (23.53%) Brocade

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (17.65%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) NetScaler
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 4 (23.53%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (17.65%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (17.65%) SNMP
3 3 (17.65%) LAN
3 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) DV Cleared
1 9 (52.94%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) CCEE
2 2 (11.76%) CCAA
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) MCSA
2 2 (11.76%) CCA
2 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) XenApp
2 6 (35.29%) vSphere
2 6 (35.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) Samba
5 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.88%) XenServer
6 1 (5.88%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) VMware
1 13 (76.47%) Citrix
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Lumension
4 5 (29.41%) Wyse
4 5 (29.41%) Dell
5 4 (23.53%) HP
5 4 (23.53%) AppSense
5 4 (23.53%) Brocade
5 4 (23.53%) ProCurve
5 4 (23.53%) 3PAR
6 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco