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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 35 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.69% - 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 10.94% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +31.50%
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
64 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 15.50% 7.41% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 9 13
Average daily rate £313 £425 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +112.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £11.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 - £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Liverpool - 4 - - 1
Bootle - 3 - -
XenDesktop
North West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) XenApp
4 8 (66.67%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (25.00%) vSphere
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (25.00%) Acronis
5 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
5 3 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (25.00%) DHCP
5 3 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Veritas
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (25.00%) Symantec
5 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (25.00%) Sophos
5 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (25.00%) Clustering
5 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) IIS
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) DHCP
1 3 (25.00%) DNS
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Administrator
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) CCAA
2 1 (8.33%) CCIA
2 1 (8.33%) CCA
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (25.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (8.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (25.00%) Acronis
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas
2 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 3 (25.00%) Sophos
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