The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Essex 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 49 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.61% 1.08% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 3.30% 4.85% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.57% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.63%
System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
91 103 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 18.46% 22.29% 30.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 33 77
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £154 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 27
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £27.80 £37.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenDesktop
East of England

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 25 July 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
Harlow - - - -
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Wyse
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCEA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) VBScript

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Design Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCA
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CCEA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) IBM
4 1 (25.00%) Wyse
4 1 (25.00%) AppSense
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR