The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 171 176 164
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 19 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.54% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 3.85% 6.93% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 26
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£395 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £279 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £308 £363
% change year-on-year
+21.95% -15.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £140.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -85.71%
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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 City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
493 505 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.07% 7.80% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 327 318
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.40 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.25 £28.20 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the City of London region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 32 (82.05%) Citrix
2 31 (79.49%) XenApp
3 29 (74.36%) Windows
4 21 (53.85%) VMware
5 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
6 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (38.46%) Finance
8 14 (35.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 13 (33.33%) vSphere
10 12 (30.77%) NetScaler
10 12 (30.77%) SCCM
11 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
12 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (20.51%) AppSense
13 8 (20.51%) NetApp
13 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (17.95%) Application Packaging
15 6 (15.38%) XenServer
15 6 (15.38%) Migration
15 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (12.82%) XenMobile
16 5 (12.82%) Banking
16 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
16 5 (12.82%) SCOM
16 5 (12.82%) DNS
16 5 (12.82%) Citrix Certification
16 5 (12.82%) ITIL
17 4 (10.26%) SQL
17 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.13%) Lync
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 5 (12.82%) DNS
3 4 (10.26%) DHCP
4 3 (7.69%) SAN
5 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.56%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (2.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.56%) NAS
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) Intranet
6 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MSI
2 2 (5.13%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.56%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Architect
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Manager
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.13%) WCF
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.13%) BYOD
2 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Symmetrix
2 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 17 (43.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 8 (20.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.56%) Debian
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) ITSM
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.56%) Security Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Process Management
6 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.56%) Load Testing
6 1 (2.56%) Time Management
6 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.56%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 3 (7.69%) VBScript
4 2 (5.13%) VB
4 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) CCA
3 3 (7.69%) CCIA
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) CCEA
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (5.13%) MCITP
4 2 (5.13%) MCSA
4 2 (5.13%) CCEE
4 2 (5.13%) CCAA
5 1 (2.56%) CCNA
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) VCAP
5 1 (2.56%) CISSP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 31 (79.49%) XenApp
2 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (33.33%) vSphere
5 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (15.38%) XenServer
7 2 (5.13%) vCloud
7 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
7 2 (5.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.56%) NFS
8 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) SCCM
2 5 (12.82%) SCOM
2 5 (12.82%) XenMobile
3 2 (5.13%) EdgeSight
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Citrix
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 8 (20.51%) AppSense
4 8 (20.51%) NetApp
5 4 (10.26%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) EMC
6 3 (7.69%) Symantec
6 3 (7.69%) LANDesk
7 2 (5.13%) Websense
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco
8 1 (2.56%) IBM
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) Intel
8 1 (2.56%) Juniper
8 1 (2.56%) CommVault
8 1 (2.56%) Wyse
8 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.56%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.56%) Altiris
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Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
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