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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 97 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.26% 0.073% 0.35%
As % of the System Software category 2.88% 0.73% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £381 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £314
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-15.29% -5.55%
XenDesktop
West Yorkshire

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
139 137 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.90% 10.04% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 82 37
Average daily rate £400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £220 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £402 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 8
Average hourly rate £12.10 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.15 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £18.38 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Equitrac
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Avaya
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Polycom
3 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) QlikView
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Avaya
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Equitrac
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (25.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp
2 1 (25.00%) Polycom
2 1 (25.00%) Proofpoint