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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 70 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.44% 0.14% -
As % of the System Software category 4.21% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.80% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +77.14%
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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
95 105 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.54% 14.56% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 9
Average daily rate £350 £370 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +48.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 38 22
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £10.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 24 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (50.00%) XenMobile
3 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) CCA
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (25.00%) CCEA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) VCAP
2 1 (25.00%) CCIA
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCEA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (25.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Altiris
4 1 (25.00%) EMC
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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