The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 196 206 216
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 52 34 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.38% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 4.83% 3.10% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 17
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £115 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £392 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £135.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £18.25 £15.37
% change year-on-year
+26.02% +18.73%
XenDesktop
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1077 1097 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.58% 12.38% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 545 386
Average daily rate £325 £328 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 127 132
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the South East region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +30 22 £350 - 5
Surrey +1 11 £438 +27.27% 5
Kent -3 5 £350 +204.34% 1
Middlesex - 5 £500 - 1
Hampshire -11 4 £300 -11.76% 1
West Sussex - 1 £250 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 3
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 80 (90.91%) Citrix
2 63 (71.59%) Windows
3 55 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 49 (55.68%) XenApp
5 44 (50.00%) VMware
6 39 (44.32%) Microsoft App-V
7 34 (38.64%) Active Directory
8 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
9 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (29.55%) DV Cleared
11 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
12 21 (23.86%) AppSense
12 21 (23.86%) Windows 7
13 20 (22.73%) SCCM
13 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (21.59%) MS Exchange
15 17 (19.32%) NetScaler
16 16 (18.18%) vSphere
17 15 (17.05%) Cisco
18 14 (15.91%) Application Packaging
18 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (14.77%) LAN
19 13 (14.77%) ITIL
20 11 (12.50%) WAN
20 11 (12.50%) Lync
20 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
21 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
21 10 (11.36%) DNS
21 10 (11.36%) Firewall
22 9 (10.23%) SQL

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (21.59%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.50%) Lync
2 11 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (4.55%) CloudStack
5 4 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (10.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.27%) MS Office
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.32%) NetScaler
2 13 (14.77%) LAN
3 11 (12.50%) WAN
4 10 (11.36%) DNS
4 10 (11.36%) Firewall
5 8 (9.09%) DHCP
6 7 (7.95%) SAN
7 4 (4.55%) MPLS
7 4 (4.55%) OSPF
7 4 (4.55%) BGP
7 4 (4.55%) NAS
8 3 (3.41%) SMTP
9 2 (2.27%) VoIP
9 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.27%) VPN
10 1 (1.14%) Internet
10 1 (1.14%) Broadband
10 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.14%) Cisco ICM
10 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MSI
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Banking
2 1 (1.14%) Marketing
2 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (14.77%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (12.50%) Architect
3 10 (11.36%) Applications Packager
4 8 (9.09%) Consultant
4 8 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (5.68%) Analyst
5 5 (5.68%) Citrix Support
6 4 (4.55%) Citrix Consultant
6 4 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.55%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.41%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.41%) Administrator
7 3 (3.41%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.41%) Technical Design Consultant
8 2 (2.27%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.91%) Application Packaging
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
3 1 (1.14%) Middleware
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.41%) Replication
2 3 (3.41%) Clustering
3 2 (2.27%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 63 (71.59%) Windows
2 27 (30.68%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (23.86%) Windows 7
4 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.95%) Linux
7 6 (6.82%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.68%) Solaris
9 4 (4.55%) AIX
9 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.27%) UNIX
10 2 (2.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.14%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.77%) ITIL
2 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (6.82%) Migration
4 5 (5.68%) Service Management
5 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 4 (4.55%) ITSM
6 3 (3.41%) Project Planning
6 3 (3.41%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.41%) Change Management
6 3 (3.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.41%) Information Security
6 3 (3.41%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (3.41%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.41%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.27%) Network Management
8 1 (1.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.14%) Analytics
8 1 (1.14%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.23%) SQL
2 8 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (35.23%) Security Cleared
2 26 (29.55%) DV Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.82%) CCA
4 6 (6.82%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.68%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.68%) MCSE
5 5 (5.68%) CCNA
5 5 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (4.55%) CCNP
7 1 (1.14%) MCP
7 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.14%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (55.68%) XenApp
2 39 (44.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 34 (38.64%) Active Directory
4 16 (18.18%) vSphere
5 14 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (10.23%) Hyper-V
6 9 (10.23%) XenServer
7 7 (7.95%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (5.68%) VMware ESX
9 3 (3.41%) ISA Server
9 3 (3.41%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (3.41%) UAG
10 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 20 (22.73%) SCCM
2 5 (5.68%) SCOM
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (3.41%) ARCserve
4 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 80 (90.91%) Citrix
2 55 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 44 (50.00%) VMware
4 21 (23.86%) AppSense
5 15 (17.05%) Cisco
6 8 (9.09%) Oracle
6 8 (9.09%) Lumension
7 7 (7.95%) 3PAR
7 7 (7.95%) HP
8 6 (6.82%) NetApp
9 5 (5.68%) Symantec
10 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.55%) Mitel
10 4 (4.55%) IBM
11 3 (3.41%) CA
11 3 (3.41%) Altiris
11 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.41%) F5
12 2 (2.27%) Brocade
Kent
Church International
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Berkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago