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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 70 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 6 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.61% - 2.00%
As % of the System Software category 5.83% - 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 9
Average daily rate
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£391 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 - £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +26.02%
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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
103 69 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 10.47% 8.38% 15.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 13 40
Average daily rate £368 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +26.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £300 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 15
Average hourly rate £16.14 £12.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.50% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.04 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £12.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (71.43%) XenMobile
3 5 (71.43%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) AirWatch
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (14.29%) Control-M
6 1 (14.29%) Middleware
6 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
6 1 (14.29%) Sun
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) HPUX

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) XenMobile
1 5 (71.43%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) BMC
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle