The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 55 71
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.19% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category - 1.45% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £15.37
% change year-on-year
+26.02% +18.73%
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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
80 69 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.10% 13.22% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 19 18
Average daily rate £275 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £146 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 9
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.25 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.36% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
Watford - - - - 2
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) MCITP
1 2 (66.67%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Dell
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) NetApp
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense