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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 68 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.41% - 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £369
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -14.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +31.50%
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
93 52 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.86% 10.74% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 20 47
Average daily rate £315 £270 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £345 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 5
Average hourly rate £16.25 £13.67 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £8.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £19.50 £25.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.88 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -11.76%

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
Banbury - 2 £300 -
Oxford - 1 £313 -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) SCCM
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) NetApp
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
5 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
5 2 (28.57%) Finance

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Apps
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) VoIP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) iSCSI
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Patch Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 3 (42.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) NetApp
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Kaspersky
5 1 (14.29%) Meru Networks
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) EMC
5 1 (14.29%) Apple