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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 314 332 331
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 100 88 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.42% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.66% 4.03% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 60 66
Average daily rate
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£438 £361 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.10% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £216 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £526 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £25.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +26.02%
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
2148 2186 2102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 9.13% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1390 1282
Average daily rate £398 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 147 153
Average hourly rate £17.80 £16.75 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.26% -9.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.95 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 September 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 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -10 19 £390 -0.95% 3
Croydon - 7 £463 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £450 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 177 (93.65%) Citrix
2 136 (71.96%) XenApp
3 123 (65.08%) Windows
4 105 (55.56%) VMware
5 80 (42.33%) Microsoft
6 76 (40.21%) Active Directory
7 61 (32.28%) PowerShell
8 60 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 56 (29.63%) NetScaler
10 55 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
11 49 (25.93%) SCCM
12 47 (24.87%) ITIL
13 46 (24.34%) Microsoft App-V
14 45 (23.81%) vSphere
15 42 (22.22%) Windows 7
15 42 (22.22%) Finance
16 35 (18.52%) AppSense
17 33 (17.46%) Citrix Certification
18 32 (16.93%) Windows Server 2012
19 31 (16.40%) MS Exchange
20 29 (15.34%) DNS
21 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
22 24 (12.70%) CCA
22 24 (12.70%) SAN
22 24 (12.70%) Hyper-V
23 22 (11.64%) MS Excel
23 22 (11.64%) VMware ESX
24 21 (11.11%) HP
24 21 (11.11%) XenMobile
25 19 (10.05%) XenServer

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 31 (16.40%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (7.94%) SharePoint
4 14 (7.41%) Lync
5 9 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (2.12%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (1.59%) IIS
9 2 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (11.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.76%) MS Office
3 3 (1.59%) Acrobat
3 3 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) Revit
4 1 (0.53%) Vectorworks
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (3.70%) Office 365
2 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 56 (29.63%) NetScaler
2 29 (15.34%) DNS
3 24 (12.70%) SAN
4 17 (8.99%) DHCP
5 11 (5.82%) NAS
6 10 (5.29%) VLAN
6 10 (5.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.17%) Internet
7 6 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (2.65%) Ethernet
9 4 (2.12%) Firewall
10 3 (1.59%) SMTP
10 3 (1.59%) SNMP
10 3 (1.59%) Wireshark
11 2 (1.06%) Unified Communications
11 2 (1.06%) LAN
11 2 (1.06%) WAN
11 2 (1.06%) FTP
11 2 (1.06%) HTTP
11 2 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (4.76%) MSI
2 3 (1.59%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.53%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.53%) Fiddler
General
1 42 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (8.47%) Banking
3 10 (5.29%) Investment Banking
4 8 (4.23%) Law
5 7 (3.70%) Legal
6 4 (2.12%) Automotive
7 3 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.59%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.59%) Publishing
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Advertising
9 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (17.46%) Citrix Engineer
2 27 (14.29%) Consultant
3 26 (13.76%) Administrator
4 22 (11.64%) Citrix Consultant
5 19 (10.05%) Architect
6 17 (8.99%) Analyst
7 15 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.35%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.29%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.23%) Desktop Support
11 8 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
12 6 (3.17%) Citrix Specialist
12 6 (3.17%) Citrix Support
13 5 (2.65%) Citrix Administrator
13 5 (2.65%) Desktop Analyst
13 5 (2.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
13 5 (2.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 5 (2.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.35%) Application Packaging
2 8 (4.23%) X-Windows
3 4 (2.12%) Middleware
3 4 (2.12%) Software Packaging
3 4 (2.12%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.59%) WCF
4 3 (1.59%) Silverlight
4 3 (1.59%) .NET
4 3 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.41%) Performance Metrics
3 12 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.29%) Blackberry
4 10 (5.29%) Replication
5 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.17%) BYOD
6 6 (3.17%) PKI
7 5 (2.65%) Fat Client
7 5 (2.65%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.59%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.59%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.06%) User Experience
9 2 (1.06%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.06%) Clustering
9 2 (1.06%) SecurID
10 1 (0.53%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.53%) GIS
10 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 123 (65.08%) Windows
2 55 (29.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 32 (16.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 27 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (7.41%) Linux
7 8 (4.23%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.17%) Android
8 6 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 5 (2.65%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.65%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.59%) UNIX
11 2 (1.06%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.53%) CentOS
12 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.53%) Debian
12 1 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (24.87%) ITIL
2 18 (9.52%) Migration
3 16 (8.47%) Project Management
4 12 (6.35%) Change Management
5 9 (4.76%) ITIL V3
6 8 (4.23%) Software Distribution
7 7 (3.70%) ITSM
8 6 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (3.17%) Incident Management
9 5 (2.65%) Problem Management
9 5 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.65%) Service Management
9 5 (2.65%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.12%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.12%) ERP
10 4 (2.12%) Online Security
10 4 (2.12%) Infrastructure Management
10 4 (2.12%) Low Latency
10 4 (2.12%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (2.12%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.28%) PowerShell
2 15 (7.94%) VBScript
3 8 (4.23%) VB
3 8 (4.23%) C#
4 7 (3.70%) Java
4 7 (3.70%) SQL
5 3 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 33 (17.46%) Citrix Certification
2 24 (12.70%) CCA
3 15 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.29%) MCSE
5 9 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (4.76%) CCEE
6 8 (4.23%) CCEA
7 7 (3.70%) MCITP
8 6 (3.17%) Security Cleared
9 4 (2.12%) CCAA
9 4 (2.12%) CCIA
9 4 (2.12%) PMP
9 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
9 4 (2.12%) MCP
10 3 (1.59%) MCSA
10 3 (1.59%) DV Cleared
11 2 (1.06%) VCP5
11 2 (1.06%) CCNA
11 2 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (1.06%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 136 (71.96%) XenApp
2 76 (40.21%) Active Directory
3 60 (31.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 46 (24.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 45 (23.81%) vSphere
6 24 (12.70%) Hyper-V
7 22 (11.64%) VMware ESX
8 19 (10.05%) XenServer
9 9 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (2.12%) Xen
11 4 (2.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (1.59%) vCloud
12 3 (1.59%) ProxySG
13 2 (1.06%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.06%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.53%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 49 (25.93%) SCCM
2 21 (11.11%) XenMobile
3 14 (7.41%) EdgeSight
4 9 (4.76%) SCOM
5 5 (2.65%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 4 (2.12%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.12%) Tivoli
7 3 (1.59%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.59%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.59%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.06%) WMI
8 2 (1.06%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.53%) Control-M
9 1 (0.53%) MIMEsweeper
9 1 (0.53%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.53%) Ionix
9 1 (0.53%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 177 (93.65%) Citrix
2 105 (55.56%) VMware
3 80 (42.33%) Microsoft
4 35 (18.52%) AppSense
5 21 (11.11%) HP
6 16 (8.47%) Cisco
7 12 (6.35%) IBM
7 12 (6.35%) Dell
8 11 (5.82%) NetApp
9 9 (4.76%) Oracle
10 8 (4.23%) EMC
10 8 (4.23%) Altiris
11 7 (3.70%) Google
11 7 (3.70%) Apple
12 6 (3.17%) Symantec
13 5 (2.65%) Remedy
13 5 (2.65%) BMC
14 4 (2.12%) CA
14 4 (2.12%) CommVault
14 4 (2.12%) Intel
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