The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.79%
As % of the System Software category - - 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-28.00% +5.26%
XenDesktop
South Wales

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

System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.41% 6.72% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 21
Median daily rate £170 £175 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £145 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £335 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing XenDesktop as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff