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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 173 164 155
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 12 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.61% 0.68%
As % of the System Software category 2.83% 7.78% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £263 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £298 £343
% change year-on-year
+34.45% -13.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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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
424 450 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.57% 7.90% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 278 293
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 59
Average hourly rate £19.10 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.14% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £12.40 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £31.00 £101.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 33 (75.00%) XenApp
3 31 (70.45%) Citrix
4 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 19 (43.18%) VMware
5 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
5 19 (43.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (40.91%) Finance
7 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (36.36%) SCCM
9 14 (31.82%) NetScaler
9 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
10 11 (25.00%) vSphere
11 10 (22.73%) Application Packaging
11 10 (22.73%) MSI
12 9 (20.45%) NetApp
13 8 (18.18%) SCOM
13 8 (18.18%) AppSense
14 7 (15.91%) LANDesk
14 7 (15.91%) DNS
14 7 (15.91%) ITIL
14 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
15 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (13.64%) EMC
15 6 (13.64%) Banking
15 6 (13.64%) Altiris
15 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
16 5 (11.36%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.27%) Lync
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) NetScaler
2 7 (15.91%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) SAN
5 2 (4.55%) Internet
5 2 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 2 (4.55%) SNMP
6 1 (2.27%) Firewall
6 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.27%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MSI
General
1 18 (40.91%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (11.36%) Citrix Consultant
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 3 (6.82%) Analyst
4 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Packager
5 2 (4.55%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (4.55%) Applications Manager
5 2 (4.55%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) VMware Consultant
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.82%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.55%) SecurID
4 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.27%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 34 (77.27%) Windows
2 19 (43.18%) Windows 7
3 17 (38.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.27%) UNIX
6 1 (2.27%) Linux
6 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) ITIL
2 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
3 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.82%) Software Deployment
3 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (6.82%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.55%) Network Management
4 2 (4.55%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 2 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.55%) Service Management
4 2 (4.55%) Process Management
5 1 (2.27%) Project Management
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (4.55%) VBScript
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.82%) CCEA
3 3 (6.82%) MCSA
3 3 (6.82%) MCITP
3 3 (6.82%) CCEE
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.55%) CCA
5 1 (2.27%) CISSP
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 33 (75.00%) XenApp
2 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 19 (43.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (25.00%) vSphere
5 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.82%) XenServer
6 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (6.82%) Firmware
7 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
8 1 (2.27%) vCloud
8 1 (2.27%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) SCOM
3 3 (6.82%) WSUS
3 3 (6.82%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (6.82%) EdgeSight
4 2 (4.55%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.27%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (2.27%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Citrix
2 19 (43.18%) VMware
3 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 9 (20.45%) NetApp
5 8 (18.18%) AppSense
6 7 (15.91%) LANDesk
7 6 (13.64%) Altiris
7 6 (13.64%) EMC
8 3 (6.82%) McAfee
8 3 (6.82%) Wyse
9 2 (4.55%) Websense
9 2 (4.55%) HP
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) Cisco
10 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.27%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) Juniper
10 1 (2.27%) BMC
10 1 (2.27%) Blue Coat
10 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
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