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 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 49 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 6 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.17% 0.35% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 11.54% 2.44% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£242 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 - £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 - £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £230 £348
% change year-on-year
+52.39% -33.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -20.00%
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
52 41 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 10.18% 14.29% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 31
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -42.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram 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 January 2015. 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
Gloucester - 2 £160 -
Cheltenham - - - -
XenDesktop
South West

XenDesktop
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CCEE
3 4 (57.14%) CCAA
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) VCP5
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) CCA
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (14.29%) AppSense
6 1 (14.29%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) CCEE
1 4 (57.14%) CCAA
2 2 (28.57%) VCP5
2 2 (28.57%) CCA
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) vSphere
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) AppSense