The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 82 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 8 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.67% - 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 7.14% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£200 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
- -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

System Software Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
112 156 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.36% 12.44% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 37
Average daily rate £390 £300 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £211 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £445 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 32
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.88 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £23.88 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.85%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 May 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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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
Aylesbury - 5 £200 -
High Wycombe - 2 - -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (76.19%) XenApp
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) DNS
6 10 (47.62%) DHCP
7 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
7 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
8 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
8 7 (33.33%) XenMobile
8 7 (33.33%) User Experience
8 7 (33.33%) AirWatch
8 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (28.57%) Firewall
9 6 (28.57%) AppSense
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (23.81%) SCCM

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) DNS
2 10 (47.62%) DHCP
3 7 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 5 (23.81%) SSL
5 5 (23.81%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) SMTP
5 5 (23.81%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) Wireshark
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Support
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
5 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Problem Management
3 7 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (23.81%) Asset Management
4 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
5 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 5 (23.81%) Perl
2 5 (23.81%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (19.05%) CCA
2 4 (19.05%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCIA
3 3 (14.29%) VCP5
3 3 (14.29%) VCAP
4 2 (9.52%) CCEE
4 2 (9.52%) CCAA
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) CCEA
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (76.19%) XenApp
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) HDFS
5 4 (19.05%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) XenMobile
1 7 (33.33%) AirWatch
2 5 (23.81%) Nagios
2 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 5 (23.81%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Citrix
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) AppSense
4 5 (23.81%) Splunk
4 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco