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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 98 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.074% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 5.75% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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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
136 87 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.02% 7.15% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 40 17
Average daily rate £300 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £135 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £385 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -15.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.73 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £16.00 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCEA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) CCEE
1 1 (100.00%) CCIA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Wyse
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense