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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 328 340 318
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 85 75 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.32% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 3.96% 3.54% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 69
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £26.03 £22.50 £26.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.21 £20.50 £19.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +31.50%
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
2145 2116 1943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.15% 9.02% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1440 1327 1164
Average daily rate £375 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £175 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 136 164
Average hourly rate £18.80 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -21 16 £375 +22.44% 1
Croydon - 4 £463 -
Docklands, London -2 2 £450 -20.70%
Bromley - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £250 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 164 (94.25%) Citrix
2 120 (68.97%) XenApp
3 111 (63.79%) Windows
4 98 (56.32%) VMware
5 71 (40.80%) Microsoft
6 67 (38.51%) Active Directory
7 58 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 53 (30.46%) PowerShell
9 53 (30.46%) NetScaler
10 45 (25.86%) ITIL
11 44 (25.29%) vSphere
11 44 (25.29%) SCCM
12 41 (23.56%) Finance
13 39 (22.41%) Windows 7
14 37 (21.26%) Microsoft App-V
15 36 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
16 29 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
17 28 (16.09%) MS Exchange
17 28 (16.09%) AppSense
18 27 (15.52%) Hyper-V
18 27 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
19 26 (14.94%) DNS
20 25 (14.37%) MS Excel
20 25 (14.37%) SAN
21 22 (12.64%) CCA
22 21 (12.07%) HP
23 19 (10.92%) VMware ESX
23 19 (10.92%) XenMobile
24 18 (10.34%) Banking

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 28 (16.09%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (8.62%) SharePoint
4 11 (6.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (5.75%) Lync
6 7 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.87%) OpenStack
8 4 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (1.72%) IIS
9 3 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.57%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (14.37%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (1.72%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) Vectorworks
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Office 365
2 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (30.46%) NetScaler
2 26 (14.94%) DNS
3 25 (14.37%) SAN
4 18 (10.34%) DHCP
5 12 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 12 (6.90%) NAS
6 9 (5.17%) VLAN
7 7 (4.02%) Internet
8 4 (2.30%) Firewall
8 4 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.30%) LAN
8 4 (2.30%) WAN
9 3 (1.72%) SMTP
9 3 (1.72%) Ethernet
9 3 (1.72%) Wireshark
9 3 (1.72%) Unified Communications
10 2 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.15%) Wireless
10 2 (1.15%) FTP
10 2 (1.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.45%) MSI
2 3 (1.72%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.57%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.57%) Fiddler
General
1 41 (23.56%) Finance
2 18 (10.34%) Banking
3 12 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.45%) Law
5 3 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.72%) Publishing
6 2 (1.15%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 25 (14.37%) Administrator
3 23 (13.22%) Architect
4 22 (12.64%) Consultant
5 17 (9.77%) Citrix Consultant
6 13 (7.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.32%) Analyst
8 11 (6.32%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.75%) Citrix Architect
10 9 (5.17%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.60%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.45%) Citrix Support
13 5 (2.87%) Citrix Specialist
13 5 (2.87%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 5 (2.87%) Technical Architect
13 5 (2.87%) Project Manager
13 5 (2.87%) Wintel Analyst
14 4 (2.30%) Desktop Engineer
14 4 (2.30%) Citrix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.32%) Application Packaging
2 6 (3.45%) Middleware
2 6 (3.45%) X-Windows
3 4 (2.30%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.72%) .NET
4 3 (1.72%) Web Services
4 3 (1.72%) WCF
4 3 (1.72%) Silverlight
5 2 (1.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.47%) Performance Metrics
3 12 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 11 (6.32%) Replication
5 7 (4.02%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.87%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.87%) BYOD
7 4 (2.30%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.30%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.72%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.15%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.15%) User Experience
9 2 (1.15%) PKI
9 2 (1.15%) Clustering
10 1 (0.57%) SecurID
10 1 (0.57%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.57%) NHS
10 1 (0.57%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.57%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 111 (63.79%) Windows
2 57 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (22.41%) Windows 7
4 36 (20.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (15.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (6.90%) Linux
7 7 (4.02%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.45%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.87%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.87%) Android
9 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.72%) UNIX
11 2 (1.15%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
12 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.57%) Debian
12 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.86%) ITIL
2 18 (10.34%) Project Management
3 16 (9.20%) Migration
4 12 (6.90%) Change Management
5 8 (4.60%) Software Distribution
6 7 (4.02%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.02%) ITIL V3
7 6 (3.45%) ITSM
8 5 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (2.87%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.87%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (2.87%) Low Latency
9 4 (2.30%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (2.30%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (2.30%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (2.30%) Problem Management
9 4 (2.30%) E-Commerce
9 4 (2.30%) ERP
10 3 (1.72%) PRINCE
10 3 (1.72%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.46%) PowerShell
2 17 (9.77%) VBScript
3 9 (5.17%) C#
4 7 (4.02%) VB
4 7 (4.02%) SQL
5 6 (3.45%) Java
6 2 (1.15%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 22 (12.64%) CCA
3 13 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (5.17%) MCSE
5 7 (4.02%) CCEA
5 7 (4.02%) MCITP
6 6 (3.45%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.45%) CCEE
7 4 (2.30%) CCIA
7 4 (2.30%) PMP
7 4 (2.30%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.72%) CCNA
8 3 (1.72%) MCP
8 3 (1.72%) CCAA
8 3 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.15%) VCP5
9 2 (1.15%) MCSA
9 2 (1.15%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 120 (68.97%) XenApp
2 67 (38.51%) Active Directory
3 58 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 44 (25.29%) vSphere
5 37 (21.26%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (15.52%) Hyper-V
7 19 (10.92%) VMware ESX
8 15 (8.62%) XenServer
9 7 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 5 (2.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 4 (2.30%) Xen
13 3 (1.72%) ProxySG
13 3 (1.72%) DFS Replication
13 3 (1.72%) vCloud
14 2 (1.15%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.57%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 44 (25.29%) SCCM
2 19 (10.92%) XenMobile
3 14 (8.05%) EdgeSight
4 9 (5.17%) SCOM
5 5 (2.87%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.30%) HP SIM
6 4 (2.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.72%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.72%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.15%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.15%) WMI
9 1 (0.57%) Control-M
9 1 (0.57%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.57%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 164 (94.25%) Citrix
2 98 (56.32%) VMware
3 71 (40.80%) Microsoft
4 28 (16.09%) AppSense
5 21 (12.07%) HP
6 16 (9.20%) Cisco
7 12 (6.90%) IBM
7 12 (6.90%) NetApp
8 9 (5.17%) Dell
9 8 (4.60%) EMC
9 8 (4.60%) Oracle
10 6 (3.45%) Symantec
10 6 (3.45%) Altiris
10 6 (3.45%) Google
11 5 (2.87%) Veritas
11 5 (2.87%) CA
11 5 (2.87%) ServiceNow
12 4 (2.30%) CommVault
12 4 (2.30%) Hyperion
12 4 (2.30%) Intel
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