The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 41 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 11 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.34% 0.21% 1.34%
As % of the System Software category 12.64% 2.94% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £128 - £364
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 - £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £132 - £393
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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
87 34 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.51% 7.17% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 37
Average daily rate £254 £385 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.02% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £471 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.74 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucester +12 11 £128 -
XenDesktop
South West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
1 11 (100.00%) XenApp
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) Migration
4 6 (54.55%) HP
5 5 (45.45%) SLA
5 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) Canon
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Optimisation
6 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
6 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 4 (36.36%) UAG
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
6 4 (36.36%) Service Management
6 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (36.36%) AppSense
6 4 (36.36%) ITSM
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Internet
6 4 (36.36%) Sophos

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Internet
1 4 (36.36%) LAN
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
1 4 (36.36%) VPN
1 4 (36.36%) WAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Citrix Consultant
1 5 (45.45%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) CMDB
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) ITSM
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Optimisation
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
2 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Software Licensing
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) XenApp
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) BitLocker
4 4 (36.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) AppSense
3 4 (36.36%) Canon
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) Sophos
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint