The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 28 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 Cardiff 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 38 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.84% - 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 19.44% - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
36 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.45% 14.23% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 1
Average daily rate £313 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenDesktop
South Wales

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

XenDesktop
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 8 (100.00%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) C
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (87.50%) DNS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Citrix Specialist
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft