The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.45% -
As % of the System Software category - 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £76.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -70.39%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
49 44 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.88% 20.00% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 26 22
Average daily rate £450 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Kent

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (33.33%) WSUS
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) F5
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) BGP
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) BCP
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (33.33%) Foglight
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Wyse
4 1 (16.67%) Mercator