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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 52 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% - 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 3.33% - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
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
60 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.42% 11.97% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 32
Average daily rate £350 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £538 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% +128.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.75 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 4 (66.67%) XenMobile
3 3 (50.00%) ThinPrint
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
1 4 (66.67%) XenMobile
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Bacula
3 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) AppSense
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) ThinPrint
4 2 (33.33%) 3PAR
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec