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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 67 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -9
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% 0.12% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.23% 2.86% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £356
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £76.00
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -70.39%
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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
81 35 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 9.60% 4.20% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 17 13
Average daily rate £385 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +39.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £350 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -40.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £14.15 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
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