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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 168 162 164
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 37 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.69% 0.58%
As % of the System Software category 6.97% 7.61% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £660 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.61% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +55.00%
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London

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
531 644 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.12% 9.06% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 427 319
Average daily rate £366 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 45
Average hourly rate £17.75 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.65 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.63 £25.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 59 (83.10%) Citrix
2 58 (81.69%) Windows
3 53 (74.65%) XenApp
4 33 (46.48%) VMware
5 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 27 (38.03%) SCCM
6 27 (38.03%) Active Directory
7 26 (36.62%) Windows 7
8 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
8 22 (30.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 21 (29.58%) Finance
10 17 (23.94%) NetScaler
11 16 (22.54%) DNS
11 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (19.72%) vSphere
13 13 (18.31%) Application Packaging
14 12 (16.90%) ITIL
15 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
15 11 (15.49%) EMC
15 11 (15.49%) MSI
15 11 (15.49%) SCOM
15 11 (15.49%) Banking
16 10 (14.08%) AppSense
17 9 (12.68%) SAN
17 9 (12.68%) SQL
18 8 (11.27%) DHCP
18 8 (11.27%) LANDesk
18 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
19 7 (9.86%) XenServer

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (9.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.04%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (23.94%) NetScaler
2 16 (22.54%) DNS
3 9 (12.68%) SAN
4 8 (11.27%) DHCP
5 2 (2.82%) Ethernet
5 2 (2.82%) SNMP
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) DMZ
6 1 (1.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) MSI
2 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
General
1 21 (29.58%) Finance
2 11 (15.49%) Banking
3 5 (7.04%) Legal
4 4 (5.63%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Consultant
2 10 (14.08%) Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) Citrix Consultant
5 6 (8.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Server Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Server Support
6 5 (7.04%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Linux Support
7 4 (5.63%) Citrix Support
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Citrix Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.82%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) SecurID
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (36.62%) Windows 7
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.45%) UNIX
5 6 (8.45%) Linux
5 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) ITIL
2 5 (7.04%) Configuration Management
2 5 (7.04%) TOGAF
3 4 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (5.63%) Migration
4 3 (4.23%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.23%) Asset Management
4 3 (4.23%) Change Management
4 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
4 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.23%) Software Deployment
4 3 (4.23%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (4.23%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (4.23%) Coaching
4 3 (4.23%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (2.82%) Network Management
5 2 (2.82%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.68%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) VBScript
3 3 (4.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.63%) CCEE
4 3 (4.23%) CCEA
4 3 (4.23%) MCSA
4 3 (4.23%) CCA
5 2 (2.82%) MCITP
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 53 (74.65%) XenApp
2 27 (38.03%) Active Directory
3 22 (30.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (19.72%) vSphere
5 7 (9.86%) XenServer
6 5 (7.04%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (4.23%) Firmware
8 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.41%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.41%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 27 (38.03%) SCCM
2 11 (15.49%) SCOM
3 4 (5.63%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (5.63%) HP SIM
3 4 (5.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 3 (4.23%) XenMobile
4 3 (4.23%) EdgeSight
4 3 (4.23%) WSUS
4 3 (4.23%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.82%) Control-M
5 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.41%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 59 (83.10%) Citrix
2 33 (46.48%) VMware
3 22 (30.99%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.49%) EMC
5 10 (14.08%) AppSense
6 8 (11.27%) LANDesk
7 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
7 6 (8.45%) HP
7 6 (8.45%) Hitachi
8 5 (7.04%) NetApp
8 5 (7.04%) Altiris
9 4 (5.63%) Wyse
9 4 (5.63%) BMC
10 3 (4.23%) Remedy
10 3 (4.23%) McAfee
11 1 (1.41%) Compaq
11 1 (1.41%) Cisco
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