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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 45 38 38
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.31% 0.48% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 2.86% 3.33% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
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£213 £268 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.56% -9.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.54 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +12.70%
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
35 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.84% 14.49% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 9
Average daily rate £274 £268 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% -3.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £338 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +3.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - -
XenDesktop
South West

XenDesktop
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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