The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 113 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 11 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.43% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 3.26% 1.63% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £260 £488 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £104 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £488 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.50 £11.74 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.13% -32.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
XenDesktop
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
337 367 360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.28% 13.78% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 178 181
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £142 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 40
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex - 5 £216 -
Hertfordshire +9 4 £260 -46.66% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 1 £325 +212.50%
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (76.47%) Citrix
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) XenApp
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
4 8 (47.06%) MS Office
5 7 (41.18%) XenServer
6 6 (35.29%) ITIL
6 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
7 5 (29.41%) SCCM
8 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) Office 365
8 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
9 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (11.76%) AppSense
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (11.76%) SCOM
10 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
10 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
10 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
1 8 (47.06%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
2 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MSI
General
1 2 (11.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix Support
2 5 (29.41%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Development Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) ITSM
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) Project Management
2 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) XenApp
2 7 (41.18%) XenServer
3 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) vSphere
5 1 (5.88%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
3 1 (5.88%) Bacula
3 1 (5.88%) XenMobile
3 1 (5.88%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Citrix
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
3 2 (11.76%) AppSense
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
3 2 (11.76%) NetApp
3 2 (11.76%) Remedy
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Wyse