The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Sussex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 32 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.94% 1.90% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 17.14% 23.53% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate £175 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% +23.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.17% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £140.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.71% -
System Software Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
35 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.29% 8.06% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 5 14
Average daily rate £223 £525 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.61% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £517 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.88 £17.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.61% +19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.40 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.60 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

XenDesktop
Top 24 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) XenServer
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
4 5 (62.50%) Xen
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
6 1 (12.50%) NCDA
6 1 (12.50%) NCIE
6 1 (12.50%) VCAP
6 1 (12.50%) CCEE
6 1 (12.50%) CCIA
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (12.50%) Publishing
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (12.50%) NetApp
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

General
1 1 (12.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Support
2 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) FlexPod
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (12.50%) NCDA
1 1 (12.50%) NCIE
1 1 (12.50%) VCAP
1 1 (12.50%) CCEE
1 1 (12.50%) CCIA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) XenServer
3 5 (62.50%) Xen
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft