The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 47 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.56% - -
As % of the System Software category 7.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£503 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
XenDesktop
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
28 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 7.91% 12.84% 12.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 46 7
Average daily rate £338 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £296
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £20.09 £9.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.25% -52.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 3 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
Taunton - 2 £503 -
XenDesktop
South West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 5 (83.33%) Veeam
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Zerto
5 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (33.33%) MODAF
5 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (33.33%) CommVault
5 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
4 1 (16.67%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) UML
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
1 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) MODAF
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) XenApp
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Veeam
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Zerto
4 2 (33.33%) CommVault
4 2 (33.33%) Hitachi
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) HP