The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham - - 1.20%
As % of the System Software category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £18.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.86% +7.35%
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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 Cheltenham region.

System Software Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
13 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.83% 5.71% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 0
Average daily rate £263 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

XenDesktop
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Sophos
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Altiris