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 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 50 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.28% -
As % of the System Software category - 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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 Somerset region.

System Software Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
15 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 5.38% 6.25% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 8
Average daily rate £293 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £265 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £469 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £17.50 £21.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.60 £19.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £25.25 £23.31
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 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 3 September 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
1 5 (100.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (40.00%) UML
3 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) MODAF
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Replication

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (40.00%) MODAF
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Veeam
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Zerto
3 2 (40.00%) CommVault
3 2 (40.00%) Hitachi
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) HP