The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 77 59
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category - 2.50% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +48.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £348
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -10.00%
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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 Leeds region.

System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
62 80 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 5.63% 8.30% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 18
Average daily rate £360 £313 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.20% +15.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £195 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £374 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 6
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.50 £10.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% +33.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £8.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £15.25 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

XenDesktop
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) MSI
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) PDA
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) RTSP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (100.00%) FTP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) RTSP
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware