The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Peterborough region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 32 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.92% - 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 9.09% - 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-15.17% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £140.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.71% -
System Software Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
33 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.15% 4.55% 10.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 6
Average daily rate £233 £150 £287
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -47.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £150 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £150 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenDesktop
Cambridgeshire

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Mercator
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Design Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (75.00%) MCSE
1 3 (75.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Mercator