The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 47 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% - 2.37%
As % of the System Software category 3.45% - 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate
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£300 - £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.80% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +77.14%
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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 Lancashire region.

System Software Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 35 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.37% 20.35% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 33
Average daily rate £275 £224 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% -31.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £210 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.33% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £14.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.32 £14.75 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Lancashire region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 10 (90.91%) XenApp
3 8 (72.73%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) DHCP
4 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 7 (63.64%) XenServer
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) SMS
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (45.45%) AppSense
7 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 4 (36.36%) Lync
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (27.27%) vSphere
8 3 (27.27%) MCSE
8 3 (27.27%) HP
8 3 (27.27%) Compaq
8 3 (27.27%) Dell
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 1 (9.09%) SCCM
10 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
10 1 (9.09%) MSI

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 (36.36%) MS Exchange
1 4 (36.36%) Lync
1 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DHCP
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 5 (45.45%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Assurance Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Implementation Consultant
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) XenApp
2 7 (63.64%) XenServer
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (27.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) AppSense
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Compaq
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
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