The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the East Midlands region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 83 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 12 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.83% 0.90% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 6.52% 7.03% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 3
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£301 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.06% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £15.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
184 185 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.79% 12.77% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 83 37
Average daily rate £325 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £125 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 24
Average hourly rate £13.56 £14.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% +9.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.41 £10.17 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.38 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +3 8 £300 +122.22%
Northamptonshire -4 3 £301 -17.10%
Derbyshire +1 1 £350 -17.40%
Nottinghamshire - - - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (88.89%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) XenApp
4 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
5 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) MS Office
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
9 5 (27.78%) Migration
9 5 (27.78%) VMware
9 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
10 4 (22.22%) SCCM
10 4 (22.22%) Wireless
10 4 (22.22%) Lync
10 4 (22.22%) Office 365
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (22.22%) VPN
10 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
10 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
10 4 (22.22%) WAN
11 3 (16.67%) NetWare
11 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (16.67%) VBScript
11 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
11 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
11 3 (16.67%) HP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 4 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 4 (22.22%) Lync
2 3 (16.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Site Server
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 4 (22.22%) Wireless
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) DNS
3 1 (5.56%) MPLS
3 1 (5.56%) OSPF
3 1 (5.56%) BGP
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.56%) DHCP
3 1 (5.56%) FTP
3 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.56%) PABX
3 1 (5.56%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (5.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
1 1 (5.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Wintel Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Citrix Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
1 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (11.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (16.67%) Windows 2000
5 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (16.67%) NetWare
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (16.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) VBScript
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) CCEE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) CCNP
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) XenApp
2 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 3 (16.67%) XenServer
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) HP
4 3 (16.67%) Novell
4 3 (16.67%) Lotus
5 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) AppSense