The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 59 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.45% 0.52% 1.20%
As % of the System Software category 5.36% 4.55% 6.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£104 - £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £290 £343
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -15.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.74 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -10.00%
XenDesktop
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
56 66 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.42% 11.46% 19.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 33
Average daily rate £278 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £423 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 13
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £14.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +34.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £14.70 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £23.50 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.25 £16.13
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +0.77%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Peterborough +1 2 £104 -
Cambridge - - - -
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
3 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) iPhone
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (60.00%) iPad
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) MobileIron
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Terminal Server
3 3 (60.00%) Mapinfo
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (60.00%) Remedy
3 3 (60.00%) Sophos
3 3 (60.00%) CAD
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) VPN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) iPhone
1 3 (60.00%) iPad
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) CAD
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (60.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (60.00%) Remedy
2 3 (60.00%) Sophos
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) Wyse
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Google
3 1 (20.00%) AppSense