The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 69 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.13% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 1.12% 2.78% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £255 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.45% -27.14%
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 North East region.

System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
89 36 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 11.13% 9.55% 13.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 17
Average daily rate £300 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% +9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £212 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £30.00 £12.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+144.89% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £11.25 £10.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £13.25 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the North East

XenDesktop
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix