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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 83 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.090% 0.21% -
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.87 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +55.00%
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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
116 77 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 10.46% 8.19% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 21 24
Average daily rate £305 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.45 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) RTSP
2 1 (50.00%) PDA
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) RTSP
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware