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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 179 170 192
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 19 38 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.64% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.72% 6.41% 5.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 22
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£390 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £238 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +26.02%
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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
511 593 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.49% 10.03% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 420 422
Average daily rate £423 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.35% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 41 51
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £125.50 £34.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 (89.47%) Citrix
2 33 (86.84%) XenApp
3 24 (63.16%) VMware
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
5 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
6 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (39.47%) NetScaler
7 14 (36.84%) Finance
8 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
8 13 (34.21%) vSphere
9 12 (31.58%) SCCM
10 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
10 11 (28.95%) ITIL
11 9 (23.68%) XenServer
12 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (21.05%) XenMobile
12 8 (21.05%) Migration
12 8 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
14 6 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (15.79%) SAN
14 6 (15.79%) HP
14 6 (15.79%) AppSense
15 5 (13.16%) Change Management
15 5 (13.16%) DNS
15 5 (13.16%) CCA
15 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) NetScaler
2 6 (15.79%) SAN
3 5 (13.16%) DNS
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
5 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
5 2 (5.26%) NAS
6 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (2.63%) Intranet
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.63%) HTTP
6 1 (2.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) WinDbg
2 1 (2.63%) MSI
2 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Consultant
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Administrator
4 4 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (7.89%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Wintel Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Trainer
7 1 (2.63%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
3 1 (2.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) BYOD
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.63%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.63%) Debian
6 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Migration
3 5 (13.16%) Change Management
3 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
4 3 (7.89%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
5 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) ITSM
5 2 (5.26%) Load Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Security Patching
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.63%) Server Building
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.63%) Software Deployment
6 1 (2.63%) Software Distribution
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.63%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.53%) VBScript
3 3 (7.89%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (13.16%) CCA
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (10.53%) CCIA
4 3 (7.89%) CCAA
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
5 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) CCEA
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) VCAP
6 1 (2.63%) CCEE
6 1 (2.63%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) MOS
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) MCITP
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (86.84%) XenApp
2 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (34.21%) vSphere
5 11 (28.95%) VMware ESX
6 9 (23.68%) XenServer
7 8 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
8 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (5.26%) vCloud
9 2 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (2.63%) MetaFrame
10 1 (2.63%) Firmware
10 1 (2.63%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) SCCM
2 8 (21.05%) XenMobile
3 4 (10.53%) EdgeSight
4 3 (7.89%) SCOM
5 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
5 2 (5.26%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (5.26%) Backup Exec
5 2 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.63%) WMI
6 1 (2.63%) Control-M
6 1 (2.63%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.63%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) Citrix
2 24 (63.16%) VMware
3 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
4 6 (15.79%) HP
4 6 (15.79%) AppSense
5 3 (7.89%) BMC
6 2 (5.26%) Symantec
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 2 (5.26%) Wyse
7 1 (2.63%) Mitel
7 1 (2.63%) Altiris
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.63%) Splunk
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) Sun
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) Intel
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago