The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.31% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£235 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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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 Coventry region.

System Software Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.51% 8.24% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 7
Average daily rate £325 £210 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +95.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £185
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -36.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £14.50 £31.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

XenDesktop
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos