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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 162 184 168
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 37 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 6.35% 5.08% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 45
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£381 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £227 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £498 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £15.37
% change year-on-year
+26.02% +18.73%
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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
583 649 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.88% 8.95% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 402 355
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £34.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 53 (98.15%) Citrix
2 43 (79.63%) Windows
3 42 (77.78%) XenApp
4 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (46.30%) VMware
6 22 (40.74%) SCCM
7 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
8 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (33.33%) Windows 7
9 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (29.63%) NetScaler
10 15 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (24.07%) XenServer
12 11 (20.37%) EMC
12 11 (20.37%) DNS
12 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (18.52%) SQL
13 10 (18.52%) Finance
14 9 (16.67%) SAN
14 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (14.81%) HP
15 8 (14.81%) Cisco
15 8 (14.81%) Banking
15 8 (14.81%) vSphere
16 7 (12.96%) AppSense
16 7 (12.96%) Clustering
16 7 (12.96%) ITIL
16 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
16 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
17 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) Lync
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.63%) NetScaler
2 11 (20.37%) DNS
3 9 (16.67%) SAN
4 5 (9.26%) DHCP
4 5 (9.26%) Unified Communications
5 4 (7.41%) Firewall
5 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (7.41%) LAN
5 4 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (3.70%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) DMZ
7 1 (1.85%) MPLS
7 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MSI
2 2 (3.70%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.85%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (18.52%) Finance
2 8 (14.81%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Legal
4 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (18.52%) Administrator
2 8 (14.81%) Architect
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Citrix Support
4 6 (11.11%) Citrix Administrator
4 6 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.26%) Server Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Server Support Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Server Support
6 4 (7.41%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Packager
7 3 (5.56%) Linux Support
8 2 (3.70%) Wintel Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Wintel Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Server Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (79.63%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (9.26%) UNIX
6 5 (9.26%) Linux
6 5 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) ITIL
2 5 (9.26%) Configuration Management
2 5 (9.26%) Migration
3 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.56%) Change Management
4 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.56%) Business Continuity
4 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.85%) Release Management
6 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
6 1 (1.85%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.85%) Project Management
6 1 (1.85%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.52%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.56%) VB
4 2 (3.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.70%) CCA
2 2 (3.70%) CCEE
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.85%) CCEA
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (77.78%) XenApp
2 19 (35.19%) Active Directory
3 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 13 (24.07%) XenServer
6 8 (14.81%) vSphere
7 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
8 5 (9.26%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (7.41%) Xen
9 4 (7.41%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (40.74%) SCCM
2 5 (9.26%) SCOM
3 3 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
3 3 (5.56%) HP SIM
3 3 (5.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (5.56%) XenMobile
4 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.70%) Control-M
5 1 (1.85%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.85%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) Citrix
2 25 (46.30%) VMware
3 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.37%) EMC
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco
5 8 (14.81%) HP
6 7 (12.96%) AppSense
7 5 (9.26%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.26%) Hitachi
8 3 (5.56%) BMC
8 3 (5.56%) Remedy
8 3 (5.56%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.85%) Wyse
9 1 (1.85%) Altiris
9 1 (1.85%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) Compaq
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Rate: £450 per day
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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