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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 52 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.61% 0.87% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.05% 4.35% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Average daily rate
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- £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.06%
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
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
74 92 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.16% 20.04% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 78
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £108 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 28
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £27.80 £33.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 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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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 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Design Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) 3PAR
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft