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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 60 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.41% 0.69% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 3.57% 5.10% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
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£104 £350 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-70.28% -6.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.74 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £140.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -85.71%
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
84 98 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.60% 13.57% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 28
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £21.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £15.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £30.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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 17 April 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
Huntingdon -3 1 - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) iPad
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Server
2 3 (75.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Remedy
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
2 3 (75.00%) CAD
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (75.00%) Wyse
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (75.00%) iPhone
1 3 (75.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) CAD
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCP
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Mapinfo
2 3 (75.00%) Remedy
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
2 3 (75.00%) Wyse
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Google
2 3 (75.00%) MobileIron
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Adobe