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 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 70 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.42% - 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.44% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£306 - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £23.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-32.60% +26.02%
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
123 57 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 17.23% 10.82% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 20 26
Average daily rate £250 £275 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -26.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 5
Average hourly rate £16.83 £19.50 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.71% +46.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 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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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 - 1 £300 -
Oxford - 1 £313 -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Apple
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Dell
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VNXe
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (20.00%) ACSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCTS
2 1 (20.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) CCENT
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Meru Networks
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Google
4 1 (20.00%) ProCurve