The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Bristol 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 67 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% - 1.90%
As % of the System Software category 1.52% - 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 11
Average daily rate
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£210 - £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.63%
System Software Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 8.34% 5.98% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 15 28
Average daily rate £344 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.91% -19.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £12.25 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £17.60 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
XenDesktop
South West

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 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £170 to £250 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago