The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Kent 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 38 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.52% 0.72% -
As % of the System Software category 12.90% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £115 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+204.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.57% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.63%
System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 66 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.74% 23.66% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 17
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £115 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £500 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -76.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenDesktop
South East

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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tunbridge Wells - 4 £350 -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) OSPF
1 4 (80.00%) BGP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) MCSE
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft