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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 51 - 65
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.16% - 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 5.95% - 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £216 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
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 59 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.53% 11.22% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 63
Average daily rate £310 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 8 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Thurrock - 2 £133 -
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) SCCM
3 2 (25.00%) MSI
3 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (25.00%) Wyse
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) AppSense
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenServer
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Xen
4 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Support
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Development Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Development Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) ITSM
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) VB
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (12.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) AppSense
2 2 (25.00%) Wyse