The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 65 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.05% - -
As % of the System Software category 14.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate £235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £351 £230
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +52.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
XenDesktop
South West

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

System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
62 59 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.26% 6.84% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 9
Average daily rate £235 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £178 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.60 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £19.25 £16.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) XenApp
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 6 (66.67%) MS Office
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
6 4 (44.44%) Lync
6 4 (44.44%) Polycom
6 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
6 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (44.44%) AppSense
6 4 (44.44%) CA
6 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
6 4 (44.44%) Wyse
6 4 (44.44%) DNS
7 3 (33.33%) HP
7 3 (33.33%) Back Office
7 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (33.33%) Symantec
8 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 2 (22.22%) Finance

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (44.44%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) DHCP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fat Client
1 4 (44.44%) Thin Client
1 4 (44.44%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
5 2 (22.22%) BitLocker
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) AppSense
3 4 (44.44%) CA
3 4 (44.44%) Polycom
3 4 (44.44%) Wyse
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Altiris