The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 60 46
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.47% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category - 3.75% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £320 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.51%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
XenDesktop
South East

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

System Software Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
79 80 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.74% 12.42% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 42 18
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 17
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.01% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.15 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) ACSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) ACSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCENT
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCTS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Meru Networks
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware