The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 138 117 125
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 29 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.62% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 6.64% 5.99% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 2
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £236 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% +31.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +26.02%
XenDesktop
England

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 West region.

System Software Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
437 317 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.10% 10.28% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 174 126
Average daily rate £320 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 67
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.58% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.25 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the North West

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the North West region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 11 £313 -43.18% 4
Merseyside - 8 £175 -
Cheshire - 5 £281 -
Lancashire -19 4 £301 +11.41%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 51 (98.08%) Citrix
2 41 (78.85%) XenApp
3 40 (76.92%) Windows
4 37 (71.15%) VMware
5 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (42.31%) DHCP
7 22 (42.31%) DNS
8 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (26.92%) XenServer
10 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (26.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (23.08%) ITIL
12 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (17.31%) Linux
14 9 (17.31%) Cisco
15 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 8 (15.38%) VMware ESX
15 8 (15.38%) AppSense
15 8 (15.38%) vSphere
15 8 (15.38%) Lync
15 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
16 7 (13.46%) SCCM
16 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
16 7 (13.46%) MCSE
17 6 (11.54%) MS Office
17 6 (11.54%) SQL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 13 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (15.38%) Lync
4 6 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (5.77%) IIS
8 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.92%) TPMS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) MS Office
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (42.31%) DHCP
1 22 (42.31%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) SMS
3 5 (9.62%) VoIP
3 5 (9.62%) SAN
4 4 (7.69%) VPN
4 4 (7.69%) WAN
4 4 (7.69%) Broadband
4 4 (7.69%) LAN
4 4 (7.69%) Wireless
5 3 (5.77%) NetScaler
5 3 (5.77%) Firewall
6 1 (1.92%) OpenScape
6 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MSI
1 2 (3.85%) Fiddler
General
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Law
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (13.46%) Administrator
2 7 (13.46%) Citrix Administrator
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Consultant
4 5 (9.62%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Support
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Project Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) VMware Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) iPhone
3 4 (7.69%) iPad
3 4 (7.69%) Clustering
3 4 (7.69%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) DTV
4 1 (1.92%) Handset
4 1 (1.92%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.31%) Linux
6 6 (11.54%) Windows 7
7 4 (7.69%) Windows NT
8 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
9 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 5 (9.62%) Project Management
2 5 (9.62%) Migration
3 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (7.69%) Server Building
4 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.85%) Validation
5 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.85%) Load Testing
5 2 (3.85%) Time Management
5 2 (3.85%) Service Management
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.92%) Programme Management
6 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.92%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.92%) Change Control
6 1 (1.92%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) VBScript
3 2 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (13.46%) MCSE
3 6 (11.54%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (7.69%) MCITP
4 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.77%) VCDX
5 3 (5.77%) CCEE
5 3 (5.77%) CCEA
5 3 (5.77%) MCSA
5 3 (5.77%) CCIA
6 2 (3.85%) MCP
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.85%) CCNP
6 2 (3.85%) CCNA
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.92%) CCA
7 1 (1.92%) CCAA
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
7 1 (1.92%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (78.85%) XenApp
2 26 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (36.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (26.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 14 (26.92%) XenServer
5 8 (15.38%) vSphere
5 8 (15.38%) VMware ESX
6 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.85%) Terminal Server
9 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (5.77%) NetBackup
3 3 (5.77%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.77%) WSUS
4 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (98.08%) Citrix
2 37 (71.15%) VMware
3 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 9 (17.31%) Cisco
5 8 (15.38%) AppSense
6 4 (7.69%) Symantec
6 4 (7.69%) Sophos
7 3 (5.77%) Toshiba
7 3 (5.77%) BT
7 3 (5.77%) NetApp
7 3 (5.77%) Veritas
7 3 (5.77%) Avaya
7 3 (5.77%) HP
7 3 (5.77%) Acronis
8 2 (3.85%) Brocade
8 2 (3.85%) Compaq
8 2 (3.85%) Dell
8 2 (3.85%) Lotus
8 2 (3.85%) Wyse
9 1 (1.92%) Siemens
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