The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 Hertfordshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 58 60
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.16% 1.36%
As % of the System Software category - 1.39% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
69 72 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.22% 11.86% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 22 18
Average daily rate £263 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £174 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £415 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £29.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% +95.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.75 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
XenDesktop
East of England

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 31 July 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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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 - - - - 1
XenDesktop
East of England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) VCAP
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) NAS
4 1 (25.00%) NCDA
4 1 (25.00%) NCIE
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) SAS

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (25.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (75.00%) MCITP
1 3 (75.00%) VCAP
2 1 (25.00%) NCDA
2 1 (25.00%) NCIE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Dell
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) NetApp
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) AppSense
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco