The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 25 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 Cambridge 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 40 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.26% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £425 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.57% +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
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.72% 17.14% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 16
Average daily rate £313 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £188 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenDesktop
Cambridgeshire

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

XenDesktop
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) SMS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense