The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Cambridgeshire 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 56 64
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category - 2.02% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £413 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £351 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -31.50%
System Software Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 99 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 12.27% 14.10% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 29
Average daily rate £310 £250 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -22.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £188 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 25
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -54.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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East of England

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 11 July 2014. 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
Cambridge - - - - 2
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
2 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MCSA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) SMS
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Thin Client
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
1 4 (80.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Deployment
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) MCSA
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Mercator
4 1 (20.00%) AppSense