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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 147 114 101
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -13
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 7 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.094% 0.29% 1.40%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 2.09% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
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
352 335 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.06% 13.80% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 122 199
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £172 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 71 68
Average hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £100.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

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
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 22 August 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
Essex -1 3 - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - - 4
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) vSphere
4 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) XenApp
4 4 (44.44%) IBM
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (33.33%) AppSense
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (22.22%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) VCAP
6 2 (22.22%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) NetScaler
2 3 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMS
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Design Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (22.22%) MCITP
1 2 (22.22%) VCAP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Dell
4 3 (33.33%) AppSense
5 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
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