The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Leeds region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 81 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 0.39% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 5.36% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.13% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £140.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.71% -
System Software Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
100 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 8.57% 7.32% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 18 20
Average daily rate £319 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £110 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +27.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.09 £9.88 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.75 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenDesktop
West Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) AdminStudio
3 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Publishing
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) MSI

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) AdminStudio
2 2 (28.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (14.29%) MSI
3 1 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Server Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Data Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (14.29%) NCDA
1 1 (14.29%) NCIE
1 1 (14.29%) VCAP
1 1 (14.29%) CCEE
1 1 (14.29%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 1 (14.29%) XenServer
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) AppSense
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 28 days ago