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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 228 223 208
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 29 43 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.46% 0.37%
As % of the System Software category 3.01% 3.63% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 13
Average daily rate £350 £400 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £278 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £535 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
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
962 1183 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.39% 12.57% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 586 471
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 123 138
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.68
% change year-on-year
- +2.07%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire +16 11 £329 +19.54% 2
Surrey -1 6 £425 +9.67% 2
Berkshire +4 5 £353 -28.78% 2
East Sussex +10 4 £319 -15.00% 2
Kent -8 2 £375 -21.05%
Sussex - 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 49 (98.00%) Citrix
2 39 (78.00%) Windows
3 36 (72.00%) XenApp
4 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
5 32 (64.00%) Windows Server
6 30 (60.00%) VMware
7 27 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (44.00%) XenServer
9 21 (42.00%) NetScaler
10 20 (40.00%) Hyper-V
10 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
11 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
13 14 (28.00%) Change Management
14 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
14 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
15 12 (24.00%) SCCM
15 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
16 11 (22.00%) vSphere
16 11 (22.00%) Skype for Business
17 10 (20.00%) Project Management
18 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
18 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
18 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 8 (16.00%) Finance
19 8 (16.00%) Cisco
19 8 (16.00%) NetApp
19 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (22.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.00%) NetScaler
2 7 (14.00%) DHCP
2 7 (14.00%) DNS
3 3 (6.00%) Firewall
4 2 (4.00%) LAN
4 2 (4.00%) MPLS
4 2 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (4.00%) SAN
4 2 (4.00%) Skype
4 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 2 (4.00%) WAN
4 2 (4.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MSI
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Architect
2 12 (24.00%) Consultant
3 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (14.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix Expert
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (10.00%) Citrix Support
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) IT Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Systems Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) PKI
3 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (6.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (4.00%) BYOD
5 2 (4.00%) iSeries
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 39 (78.00%) Windows
2 32 (64.00%) Windows Server
3 27 (54.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
5 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (14.00%) Unix
8 5 (10.00%) Linux
8 5 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.00%) AIX
11 1 (2.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Change Management
2 10 (20.00%) Project Management
3 9 (18.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (14.00%) ITIL
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Application Discovery
7 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.00%) Coaching
8 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Service Management
8 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.00%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (2.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL V3
9 1 (2.00%) Software Delivery
9 1 (2.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (14.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.00%) CISSP
4 4 (8.00%) MCITP
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.00%) CCA
5 3 (6.00%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (6.00%) VCP5
6 2 (4.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.00%) ACSA
7 1 (2.00%) CCAA
7 1 (2.00%) CCEE
7 1 (2.00%) CCNA
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) MCTS
7 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) SLA
3 2 (4.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) XenApp
2 22 (44.00%) XenServer
3 20 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 20 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (24.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 11 (22.00%) vSphere
7 8 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (12.00%) VMware ESX
9 3 (6.00%) Forefront TMG
9 3 (6.00%) ISA Server
10 2 (4.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
11 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) SCCM
2 7 (14.00%) EdgeSight
2 7 (14.00%) SCOM
3 6 (12.00%) SCVMM
4 5 (10.00%) SCOrch
5 3 (6.00%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.00%) WSUS
6 2 (4.00%) AirWatch
6 2 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (4.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.00%) ThinApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (98.00%) Citrix
2 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
3 30 (60.00%) VMware
4 8 (16.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.00%) NetApp
5 6 (12.00%) Wyse
6 5 (10.00%) AppSense
6 5 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (6.00%) Dell
7 3 (6.00%) IBM
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle
7 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 2 (4.00%) Mitel
8 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
8 2 (4.00%) Polycom
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
8 2 (4.00%) Sonus
8 2 (4.00%) Veritas
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