The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 19 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 1.52% 0.65% -
As % of the System Software category 22.22% 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.80% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £160.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +65.33%
XenDesktop
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

System Software Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
9 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 6.82% 10.97% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate £405 £438 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% +124.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 10
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £160.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenDesktop across the Leicester region.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Leicester region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

XenDesktop
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
2 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicester 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Migration
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco