The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 304 251 287
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +36
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 99 174 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.44% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 5.08% 8.06% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 134 64
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£421 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.80% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.82 £14.23 £18.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £21.60 £36.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +77.14%
XenDesktop
England

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

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1950 2159 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.57% 9.07% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1358 996
Average daily rate £375 £380 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 118 214
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in London

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in London

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in London

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 29 £406 +8.33% 7
Ealing - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 172 (87.76%) Citrix
2 159 (81.12%) Windows
3 152 (77.55%) XenApp
4 111 (56.63%) VMware
5 92 (46.94%) Active Directory
6 88 (44.90%) Microsoft
7 76 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 72 (36.73%) SCCM
9 65 (33.16%) VMware Infrastructure
10 62 (31.63%) Windows 7
11 61 (31.12%) NetScaler
12 58 (29.59%) Microsoft App-V
13 49 (25.00%) Finance
14 44 (22.45%) vSphere
15 40 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
16 37 (18.88%) DNS
17 35 (17.86%) AppSense
17 35 (17.86%) PowerShell
18 33 (16.84%) Application Packaging
19 31 (15.82%) ITIL
19 31 (15.82%) SCOM
20 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
21 29 (14.80%) MSI
21 29 (14.80%) MS Exchange
21 29 (14.80%) HP
22 27 (13.78%) SAN
22 27 (13.78%) Migration
23 26 (13.27%) Hyper-V
23 26 (13.27%) XenServer
24 25 (12.76%) SharePoint

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 29 (14.80%) MS Exchange
2 25 (12.76%) SharePoint
3 14 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.08%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.55%) Lync
7 4 (2.04%) IIS
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 17 (8.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) Office 365
2 3 (1.53%) IBM SmartCloud
3 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (31.12%) NetScaler
2 37 (18.88%) DNS
3 27 (13.78%) SAN
4 18 (9.18%) TCP/IP
5 17 (8.67%) DHCP
6 12 (6.12%) Firewall
7 11 (5.61%) NAS
7 11 (5.61%) VPN
8 6 (3.06%) SSL
9 3 (1.53%) Internet
9 3 (1.53%) MPLS
9 3 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (1.02%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.02%) SNMP
10 2 (1.02%) Ethernet
10 2 (1.02%) VoIP
10 2 (1.02%) WAN
11 1 (0.51%) LDAP
11 1 (0.51%) LAN
11 1 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.53%) MySQL
3 3 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.02%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (14.80%) MSI
2 2 (1.02%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.51%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.51%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 49 (25.00%) Finance
2 19 (9.69%) Banking
3 7 (3.57%) Legal
4 6 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.04%) Law
6 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.53%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.02%) Local Government
7 2 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.51%) Front Office
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
8 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (16.33%) Analyst
2 30 (15.31%) Consultant
3 24 (12.24%) Architect
4 19 (9.69%) Support Analyst
5 17 (8.67%) Citrix Engineer
6 15 (7.65%) Citrix Consultant
6 15 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (6.63%) Administrator
8 9 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.59%) Wintel Analyst
9 7 (3.57%) Citrix Architect
9 7 (3.57%) Wintel Administrator
9 7 (3.57%) Wintel Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.57%) Desktop Support
9 7 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (3.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 7 (3.57%) Citrix Specialist
10 6 (3.06%) Citrix Support
10 6 (3.06%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (16.84%) Application Packaging
2 10 (5.10%) Middleware
3 1 (0.51%) Ajax
3 1 (0.51%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.51%) JSON
3 1 (0.51%) HTML
3 1 (0.51%) COM
3 1 (0.51%) CSS
3 1 (0.51%) Web Services
3 1 (0.51%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.51%) Django
3 1 (0.51%) HTML5
3 1 (0.51%) REST
3 1 (0.51%) CSS3
3 1 (0.51%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.63%) Replication
1 13 (6.63%) Clustering
2 11 (5.61%) Thin Client
2 11 (5.61%) Fat Client
3 10 (5.10%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.04%) SecurID
6 3 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.02%) User Experience
7 2 (1.02%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.51%) Open Source
8 1 (0.51%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.51%) CCTV
8 1 (0.51%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 159 (81.12%) Windows
2 76 (38.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 62 (31.63%) Windows 7
4 40 (20.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 30 (15.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (10.71%) Linux
7 18 (9.18%) UNIX
8 15 (7.65%) Windows XP
9 8 (4.08%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.04%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.04%) CentOS
12 3 (1.53%) Windows 2000
13 2 (1.02%) Solaris
14 1 (0.51%) AIX
14 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.82%) ITIL
2 27 (13.78%) Migration
3 13 (6.63%) Incident Management
4 9 (4.59%) ITSM
4 9 (4.59%) Service Delivery
4 9 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (4.59%) Project Management
4 9 (4.59%) Low Latency
5 8 (4.08%) TOGAF
6 7 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.06%) Load Balancing
7 6 (3.06%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (2.55%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (2.55%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (2.55%) Change Management
9 4 (2.04%) Service Management
9 4 (2.04%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (2.04%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.86%) PowerShell
2 20 (10.20%) SQL
3 16 (8.16%) VBScript
4 8 (4.08%) C#
5 7 (3.57%) VB
6 3 (1.53%) Java
7 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.51%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (9.18%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (6.12%) CCA
3 12 (6.12%) CCEE
4 8 (4.08%) CCEA
5 7 (3.57%) MCSE
6 6 (3.06%) MCSA
6 6 (3.06%) Degree
7 5 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (2.04%) MCITP
8 4 (2.04%) CCIA
9 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.02%) CCAA
10 2 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.02%) MCP
11 1 (0.51%) HND
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.51%) CCNP
11 1 (0.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.04%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 152 (77.55%) XenApp
2 92 (46.94%) Active Directory
3 65 (33.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (29.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 44 (22.45%) vSphere
6 26 (13.27%) Hyper-V
6 26 (13.27%) XenServer
7 23 (11.73%) VMware ESX
8 11 (5.61%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (4.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 6 (3.06%) Xen
10 6 (3.06%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (2.55%) vCloud
12 4 (2.04%) Firmware
12 4 (2.04%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.02%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.51%) NFS
Systems Management
1 72 (36.73%) SCCM
2 31 (15.82%) SCOM
3 21 (10.71%) EdgeSight
4 18 (9.18%) HP SIM
5 12 (6.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 12 (6.12%) SCVMM
6 9 (4.59%) BMC PATROL
7 8 (4.08%) XenMobile
7 8 (4.08%) WSUS
8 7 (3.57%) Control-M
9 6 (3.06%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (2.04%) Tivoli
11 3 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 2 (1.02%) NetBackup
12 2 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (1.02%) SCOrch
13 1 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
13 1 (0.51%) ZENworks
13 1 (0.51%) Foglight
13 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 172 (87.76%) Citrix
2 111 (56.63%) VMware
3 88 (44.90%) Microsoft
4 35 (17.86%) AppSense
5 29 (14.80%) HP
6 19 (9.69%) Cisco
7 18 (9.18%) EMC
8 16 (8.16%) Altiris
9 14 (7.14%) NetApp
9 14 (7.14%) Wyse
10 13 (6.63%) IBM
10 13 (6.63%) Dell
11 12 (6.12%) Veeam
12 11 (5.61%) CA
13 9 (4.59%) BMC
13 9 (4.59%) Veritas
13 9 (4.59%) Nimsoft
14 8 (4.08%) ServiceNow
14 8 (4.08%) Red Hat
14 8 (4.08%) McAfee
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