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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 220 207 199
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 34 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.28% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 3.15% 2.41% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 15
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£433 £370 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.89% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £230 £348
% change year-on-year
+41.30% -33.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.12% +77.14%
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
1078 997 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.67% 11.83% 10.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 460 376
Average daily rate £350 £316 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -7.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £167 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 145 168
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.44 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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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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
Buckinghamshire - 11 - -
Berkshire +6 10 £535 +101.88% 7
Hampshire - 6 £275 - 3
Surrey -10 3 £400 -3.03% 4
Kent -11 3 £465 +86.00%
Oxfordshire -16 1 £320 -13.51% 2
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Home Counties - - - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 68 (93.15%) Citrix
2 56 (76.71%) VMware
3 54 (73.97%) XenApp
4 53 (72.60%) Windows
5 43 (58.90%) Microsoft
6 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
7 34 (46.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (39.73%) Security Cleared
10 28 (38.36%) Hyper-V
11 25 (34.25%) SCCM
11 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 23 (31.51%) ITIL
13 22 (30.14%) MS Exchange
14 21 (28.77%) SQL
15 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
17 16 (21.92%) SAN
17 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
18 13 (17.81%) NetScaler
18 13 (17.81%) Cisco
19 12 (16.44%) HP
19 12 (16.44%) PowerShell
19 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
20 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
20 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
20 11 (15.07%) LAN
20 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
20 11 (15.07%) Finance
20 11 (15.07%) AppSense

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 22 (30.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (12.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (10.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (9.59%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (6.85%) Lync
8 4 (5.48%) IIS
8 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Office 365
1 4 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.92%) SAN
2 13 (17.81%) NetScaler
3 11 (15.07%) LAN
4 8 (10.96%) DNS
5 7 (9.59%) WAN
5 7 (9.59%) SMTP
6 6 (8.22%) Firewall
7 5 (6.85%) DHCP
8 3 (4.11%) VLAN
9 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.74%) MPLS
9 2 (2.74%) OSPF
9 2 (2.74%) BIG-IP
9 2 (2.74%) BGP
9 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
9 2 (2.74%) NAS
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.37%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.66%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.37%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Back Office
3 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Online Betting
4 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Consultant
2 13 (17.81%) Citrix Consultant
3 10 (13.70%) Architect
4 8 (10.96%) Analyst
4 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (9.59%) Technical Architect
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (6.85%) Administrator
7 5 (6.85%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.48%) Server Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Citrix Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Citrix Analyst
9 3 (4.11%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.11%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Citrix Specialist
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.74%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.37%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) PKI
3 7 (9.59%) User Experience
4 5 (6.85%) Replication
4 5 (6.85%) Clustering
5 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (4.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 53 (72.60%) Windows
2 34 (46.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (34.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (26.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (15.07%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.22%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.85%) Linux
8 4 (5.48%) UNIX
9 3 (4.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (4.11%) AIX
9 3 (4.11%) Solaris
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.59%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (6.85%) Load Balancing
4 5 (6.85%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (6.85%) Service Management
4 5 (6.85%) Project Management
4 5 (6.85%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.48%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (5.48%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (5.48%) Network Management
5 4 (5.48%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.11%) ITSM
6 3 (4.11%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) Migration
6 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.74%) TOGAF
7 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (2.74%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.77%) SQL
2 12 (16.44%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.11%) VBScript
4 1 (1.37%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (39.73%) Security Cleared
2 16 (21.92%) SC Cleared
3 12 (16.44%) DV Cleared
4 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.48%) MCSE
5 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.48%) CCNP
5 4 (5.48%) CCNA
5 4 (5.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (4.11%) MCITP
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CCA
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.74%) CCIA
8 1 (1.37%) VCAP
8 1 (1.37%) CCEE
8 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) MCTS
8 1 (1.37%) CCEA
8 1 (1.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 54 (73.97%) XenApp
2 42 (57.53%) Active Directory
3 32 (43.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (38.36%) Hyper-V
5 10 (13.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (13.70%) vSphere
6 6 (8.22%) ISA Server
6 6 (8.22%) Forefront TMG
6 6 (8.22%) UAG
7 5 (6.85%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (4.11%) XenServer
9 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.74%) Xen
9 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (34.25%) SCCM
2 10 (13.70%) SCOM
3 7 (9.59%) XenMobile
3 7 (9.59%) ARCserve
4 4 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.74%) Foglight
5 2 (2.74%) WSUS
5 2 (2.74%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (2.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.37%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.37%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 68 (93.15%) Citrix
2 56 (76.71%) VMware
3 43 (58.90%) Microsoft
4 13 (17.81%) Cisco
5 12 (16.44%) HP
6 11 (15.07%) AppSense
7 10 (13.70%) Wyse
7 10 (13.70%) 3PAR
8 9 (12.33%) Symantec
9 8 (10.96%) Dell
9 8 (10.96%) Altiris
9 8 (10.96%) Lumension
9 8 (10.96%) SolarWinds
10 7 (9.59%) F5
10 7 (9.59%) CA
11 6 (8.22%) NetApp
12 5 (6.85%) Oracle
13 4 (5.48%) IBM
13 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
14 3 (4.11%) Brocade
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago