The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 55 52 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.67% 0.34% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 10.71% 1.67% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
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£288 £375 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £345
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -23.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +55.00%
XenDesktop
East of 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 Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
84 120 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.58% 20.62% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 45 43
Average daily rate £275 £350 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £120 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 39 20
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Essex

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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
Brentwood - 5 £288 -
Colchester - - - -
Harlow - - - -
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 11 (91.67%) HP
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) XenApp
4 8 (66.67%) 3PAR
4 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (66.67%) Clustering
4 8 (66.67%) SAN
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) Lync
5 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (41.67%) Brocade
7 4 (33.33%) CentOS
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (33.33%) VMS
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (25.00%) vSphere
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (16.67%) Windows 7

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (58.33%) Lync
3 7 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Broadband
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) CentOS
4 4 (33.33%) VMS
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (8.33%) AIX
6 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) XenApp
3 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (8.33%) MetaFrame
6 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) HP
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (66.67%) 3PAR
4 5 (41.67%) Brocade
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Oracle
7 1 (8.33%) EMC
7 1 (8.33%) AppSense