The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Leicester 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 24 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 4.38% 0.95% -
As % of the System Software category 24.14% 6.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.06% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
Leicester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicester 18.13% 14.29% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 1
Average daily rate £300 £245 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -21.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -4.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
XenDesktop
Leicestershire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) Thin Client
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (55.56%) Fat Client
4 4 (44.44%) Lync
4 4 (44.44%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (33.33%) MS Office
5 3 (33.33%) SCCM
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
6 2 (22.22%) VMware
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) ITIL
7 1 (11.11%) DHCP
7 1 (11.11%) FTP
7 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
1 4 (44.44%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Site Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) FTP
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (11.11%) PABX
3 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Citrix Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Wintel Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Thin Client
1 5 (55.56%) Fat Client
2 2 (22.22%) Smartphone
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco