The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.73% - -
As % of the System Software category 13.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £314 £381
% change year-on-year
+3.58% -17.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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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 Liverpool region.

System Software Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 12.55% 10.29% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 5
Average daily rate £325 £290 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £75 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £413 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -37.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.72 £12.49 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.49 £26.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.38 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.34%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

XenDesktop
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (20.00%) CCAA
4 1 (20.00%) CCIA
4 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (20.00%) CCA
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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.

General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCAA
2 1 (20.00%) CCIA
2 1 (20.00%) CCA
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware