The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 39 25
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.31% 0.56%
As % of the System Software category - 2.70% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
XenDesktop
North West

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

System Software Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.06% 11.56% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 7
Average daily rate £425 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £166 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.91 £11.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.05 £89.00 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

XenDesktop
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Sun
1 2 (100.00%) VMware