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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 48 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.29% - 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 2.50% - 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £180
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £250 £350
% change year-on-year
+40.20% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +65.33%
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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 Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
40 36 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 11.53% 16.44% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 6
Average daily rate £250 £275 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £392 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.75 £15.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.77% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £15.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £19.30 £13.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) XenServer
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec