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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 49 67
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.17% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category - 2.08% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £358
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.54 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +12.70%
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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
80 48 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 7.89% 8.04% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 40
Average daily rate £450 £203 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -22.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £165 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £427 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 17
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -34.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix