The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 46 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.27% - 4.52%
As % of the System Software category 2.50% - 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-13.81% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.44 £18.25 £16.19
% change year-on-year
+22.94% +12.75%
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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
40 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.67% 8.86% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 15 8
Average daily rate £350 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £385 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £15.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.13 - £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 - £16.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) C

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Consultant
2 4 (57.14%) Wintel Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix