The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Middlesex region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 24 33
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.48% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category - 15.79% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £140.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-85.71% +283.56%
System Software Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 4.92% 9.36% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 12
Average daily rate £359 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £380 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
-0.46% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM