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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 341 342 307
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 83 70 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.31% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 3.86% 3.46% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 69
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Average hourly rate £26.03 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.21 £20.50 £18.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £24.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
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
2152 2022 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.22% 8.82% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1445 1265 1047
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.31% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 140 149
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -14 14 £450 +44.00% 4
Croydon - 2 £469 - 2
Docklands, London -4 1 £450 -20.70% 1
Ealing - 1 £200 -
Wimbledon - 1 £300 -
Bromley - 1 - -
Ilford - 1 £230 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £250 -
Surbiton - 1 £150 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 160 (94.12%) Citrix
2 116 (68.24%) Windows
3 115 (67.65%) XenApp
4 99 (58.24%) VMware
5 76 (44.71%) Microsoft
6 72 (42.35%) Active Directory
7 64 (37.65%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 51 (30.00%) NetScaler
10 50 (29.41%) Windows 7
11 49 (28.82%) PowerShell
12 45 (26.47%) Finance
12 45 (26.47%) vSphere
13 43 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 43 (25.29%) SCCM
13 43 (25.29%) ITIL
14 34 (20.00%) MS Exchange
15 33 (19.41%) Microsoft App-V
16 30 (17.65%) SAN
17 28 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (16.47%) DNS
18 27 (15.88%) Hyper-V
19 25 (14.71%) AppSense
19 25 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
20 23 (13.53%) HP
21 22 (12.94%) Cisco
22 21 (12.35%) MS Excel
22 21 (12.35%) Project Management
23 20 (11.76%) VBScript
23 20 (11.76%) DHCP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (10.59%) SharePoint
4 14 (8.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (5.29%) Lync
5 9 (5.29%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2000
7 3 (1.76%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.18%) IIS
9 1 (0.59%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.12%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) Acrobat
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Vectorworks
4 1 (0.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Office 365
2 3 (1.76%) SaaS
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 30 (17.65%) SAN
3 28 (16.47%) DNS
4 20 (11.76%) DHCP
5 16 (9.41%) TCP/IP
6 15 (8.82%) NAS
7 12 (7.06%) Firewall
8 9 (5.29%) VLAN
9 7 (4.12%) Internet
9 7 (4.12%) LAN
9 7 (4.12%) WAN
10 5 (2.94%) VPN
10 5 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.35%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.76%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (1.76%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.76%) Wireshark
12 3 (1.76%) SMTP
13 2 (1.18%) FTP
13 2 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.53%) MSI
2 3 (1.76%) WinDbg
3 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.59%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.59%) Fiddler
General
1 45 (26.47%) Finance
2 20 (11.76%) Banking
3 13 (7.65%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.35%) Law
5 3 (1.76%) Legal
5 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.76%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Local Government
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 28 (16.47%) Architect
2 27 (15.88%) Citrix Engineer
3 21 (12.35%) Administrator
4 17 (10.00%) Consultant
5 15 (8.82%) Analyst
5 15 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.82%) Citrix Consultant
6 11 (6.47%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (6.47%) Support Engineer
6 11 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support
7 10 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (5.88%) Citrix Architect
8 9 (5.29%) Wintel Analyst
9 7 (4.12%) Technical Architect
10 6 (3.53%) Citrix Support
11 5 (2.94%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (2.94%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (2.94%) IT Support
11 5 (2.94%) IT Support Engineer
12 4 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.47%) Middleware
1 11 (6.47%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.35%) X-Windows
3 3 (1.76%) .NET
3 3 (1.76%) Web Services
3 3 (1.76%) WCF
3 3 (1.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (1.18%) Silverlight
4 2 (1.18%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.59%) Django
5 1 (0.59%) HTML5
5 1 (0.59%) REST
5 1 (0.59%) CSS3
5 1 (0.59%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.59%) HTML
5 1 (0.59%) CSS
5 1 (0.59%) Ajax
5 1 (0.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Replication
2 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.47%) Performance Metrics
4 10 (5.88%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.35%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.76%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.76%) BYOD
8 3 (1.76%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.18%) Clustering
9 2 (1.18%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.18%) User Experience
10 1 (0.59%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.59%) PKI
10 1 (0.59%) CCTV
10 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 116 (68.24%) Windows
2 64 (37.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 43 (25.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (16.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (10.59%) Linux
7 9 (5.29%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.12%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.12%) Mac OS X
9 6 (3.53%) UNIX
10 4 (2.35%) Android
10 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (1.18%) CentOS
11 2 (1.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.59%) Debian
12 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.29%) ITIL
2 21 (12.35%) Project Management
3 15 (8.82%) Migration
4 11 (6.47%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 10 (5.88%) ITSM
6 9 (5.29%) Low Latency
7 8 (4.71%) Change Management
8 7 (4.12%) ITIL V3
9 6 (3.53%) Software Distribution
10 5 (2.94%) TOGAF
10 5 (2.94%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.35%) Service Delivery
11 4 (2.35%) Performance Monitoring
12 3 (1.76%) Infrastructure Management
12 3 (1.76%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (1.76%) ERP
12 3 (1.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (1.76%) Problem Management
12 3 (1.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.82%) PowerShell
2 20 (11.76%) VBScript
3 13 (7.65%) C#
4 11 (6.47%) SQL
5 7 (4.12%) VB
6 4 (2.35%) Java
7 1 (0.59%) Python
7 1 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
2 20 (11.76%) CCA
3 16 (9.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.06%) MCSE
4 12 (7.06%) MCITP
5 10 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (4.12%) CCEA
6 7 (4.12%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.35%) CCEE
7 4 (2.35%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.35%) CISSP
7 4 (2.35%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.35%) CCNA
8 3 (1.76%) CCNP
8 3 (1.76%) Degree
8 3 (1.76%) CCIA
9 2 (1.18%) VCP5
9 2 (1.18%) CCAA
9 2 (1.18%) MCTS
9 2 (1.18%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.76%) QA
System Software
1 115 (67.65%) XenApp
2 72 (42.35%) Active Directory
3 61 (35.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 45 (26.47%) vSphere
5 33 (19.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (15.88%) Hyper-V
7 15 (8.82%) VMware ESX
8 12 (7.06%) XenServer
9 9 (5.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 9 (5.29%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (3.53%) vCloud
11 4 (2.35%) DFS Replication
11 4 (2.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (1.76%) ProxySG
12 3 (1.76%) Terminal Server
12 3 (1.76%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.18%) Xen
14 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.59%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 43 (25.29%) SCCM
2 18 (10.59%) EdgeSight
3 13 (7.65%) SCOM
4 12 (7.06%) XenMobile
5 9 (5.29%) SCVMM
6 8 (4.71%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.76%) ARCserve
7 3 (1.76%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (1.18%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.59%) Control-M
9 1 (0.59%) WMI
9 1 (0.59%) AppDNA
9 1 (0.59%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 160 (94.12%) Citrix
2 99 (58.24%) VMware
3 76 (44.71%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.71%) AppSense
5 23 (13.53%) HP
6 22 (12.94%) Cisco
7 17 (10.00%) NetApp
8 14 (8.24%) IBM
9 13 (7.65%) Dell
10 9 (5.29%) EMC
10 9 (5.29%) Veritas
10 9 (5.29%) CA
10 9 (5.29%) ServiceNow
11 8 (4.71%) Veeam
12 6 (3.53%) Nimsoft
12 6 (3.53%) Oracle
12 6 (3.53%) Symantec
13 5 (2.94%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.94%) Juniper
14 4 (2.35%) CommVault
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