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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 65 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.27% - 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.08% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£295 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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
96 42 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 12.96% 8.66% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 11 53
Average daily rate £300 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £111 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £341 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.04 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.68% -13.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £8.00 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.40 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 £295 -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) NetApp
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Kaspersky
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SAN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Support
2 3 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) XenServer
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Kaspersky
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) HP