The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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 North East 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 53 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.19% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.23% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -33.63%
System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
45 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.62% 10.48% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 11 30
Average daily rate £280 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £10.50 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenDesktop
England

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 6 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense