The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 36 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.55% 0.68% -
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£301 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £15.37
% change year-on-year
+26.02% +18.73%
XenDesktop
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

System Software Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
30 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 8.20% 3.39% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 9
Average daily rate £335 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £16.00 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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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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
Daventry - 2 £301 -
Northampton - - - -
XenDesktop
East Midlands

XenDesktop
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Citrix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Implementation Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) AppSense
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft