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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 0.41%
As % of the System Software category - - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
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
42 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.91% 6.11% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 11
Average daily rate £266 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £135 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £419 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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