The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Gloucestershire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 40 31 44
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.63% 0.76% 1.53%
As % of the System Software category 10.94% 5.88% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.88% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -42.06%
System Software Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
64 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 14.92% 12.98% 8.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 22
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Average hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) VMware ESX
3 9 (75.00%) XenApp
4 8 (66.67%) vSphere
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
6 5 (41.67%) AppSense
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Symantec
8 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (16.67%) Firewall
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) McAfee
8 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (16.67%) Sophos
8 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) VBScript
8 2 (16.67%) Web Services
8 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
8 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
8 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) VPN
8 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Environment Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBScript
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware ESX
1 9 (75.00%) XenApp
2 8 (66.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (41.67%) AppSense
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) Sophos
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 1 (8.33%) Lumension
5 1 (8.33%) Altiris
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Gloucester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £Market
Posted: 26 days ago