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 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 51 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.26% 0.62% 1.30%
As % of the System Software category 7.84% 3.95% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£338 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +26.02%
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
102 76 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.04% 15.64% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 27
Average daily rate £375 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £170 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 27
Average hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.78% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £29.70 £27.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 2 September 2015. 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 -2 2 - -
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Wyse
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (87.50%) MSI
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 7 (87.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
5 1 (12.50%) AppSense

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MSI
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Development Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Engineering Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) VB
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 7 (87.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Wyse
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) AppSense