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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 79 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.11% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £16.19
% change year-on-year
+26.02% +12.75%
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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
92 83 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 9.09% 9.09% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 32 32
Average daily rate £300 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 12 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) AdminStudio
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix