The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 3 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 70 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.37% - 1.69%
As % of the System Software category 3.41% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£380 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.25 -
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
88 115 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.77% 12.54% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 46 26
Average daily rate £350 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £216 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -5.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 21
Average hourly rate £15.11 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.73% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.73 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.78 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (88.89%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) XenMobile
2 8 (88.89%) User Experience
2 8 (88.89%) AirWatch
2 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
3 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) CCA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix Consultant
1 6 (66.67%) Citrix Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
1 8 (88.89%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (88.89%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (44.44%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) VCAP
3 1 (11.11%) CCIA
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSE
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCEA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) MCTS
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) XenMobile
1 8 (88.89%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco