The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 73 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 1.03% 0.098%
As % of the System Software category 1.67% 7.32% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 0
Average daily rate
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- £321 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -7.40%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
120 123 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.79% 14.12% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 63 38
Average daily rate £409 £318 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £214 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 12
Average hourly rate £21.55 £14.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.92% -54.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XenDesktop
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Lumension

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Lumension
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