The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 191 199 221
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +22
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 53 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 5.22% 3.29% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 21 9
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £338 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £119 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £423 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £81.75 - £34.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.15 - £28.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.35 - £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1015 1124 827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.02% 13.26% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 560 350
Average daily rate £325 £335 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 146 138
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
XenDesktop
England

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 31 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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
(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
Berkshire +27 29 £390 - 7
Surrey -4 10 £363 - 2
Kent -2 5 £350 +204.34%
Middlesex - 2 £500 -
Hampshire -12 1 £325 -16.66% 2
West Sussex - 1 £250 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 79 (94.05%) Citrix
2 55 (65.48%) Windows
3 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 49 (58.33%) XenApp
5 38 (45.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 36 (42.86%) VMware
7 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
8 26 (30.95%) Security Cleared
9 25 (29.76%) DV Cleared
10 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
11 22 (26.19%) AppSense
12 18 (21.43%) NetScaler
13 17 (20.24%) vSphere
14 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
15 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
16 14 (16.67%) Application Packaging
16 14 (16.67%) SCCM
16 14 (16.67%) XenServer
17 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
17 13 (15.48%) Cisco
18 10 (11.90%) Firewall
18 10 (11.90%) DNS
18 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
18 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
19 9 (10.71%) WAN
19 9 (10.71%) LAN
20 8 (9.52%) DHCP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.52%) Lync
4 6 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.95%) CloudStack
5 5 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.19%) CMS
7 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.43%) NetScaler
2 10 (11.90%) DNS
2 10 (11.90%) Firewall
3 9 (10.71%) LAN
3 9 (10.71%) WAN
4 8 (9.52%) DHCP
5 4 (4.76%) MPLS
5 4 (4.76%) OSPF
5 4 (4.76%) BGP
6 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.57%) VPN
7 2 (2.38%) VoIP
7 2 (2.38%) NAS
8 1 (1.19%) Broadband
8 1 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.19%) Cisco ICM
8 1 (1.19%) SSL
8 1 (1.19%) SAN
8 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MSI
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.19%) Publishing
2 1 (1.19%) Banking
2 1 (1.19%) Marketing
2 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Applications Packager
3 8 (9.52%) Consultant
3 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Citrix Support
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Citrix Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.76%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Migration Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) Citrix Systems Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) ICT Technician
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Design Consultant
9 2 (2.38%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (2.38%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.38%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 55 (65.48%) Windows
2 23 (27.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (26.19%) Windows 7
4 16 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (5.95%) Linux
7 3 (3.57%) UNIX
7 3 (3.57%) Solaris
7 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.38%) AIX
8 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (9.52%) ITIL
1 8 (9.52%) Migration
1 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (5.95%) Project Management
3 3 (3.57%) Service Management
3 3 (3.57%) Change Management
3 3 (3.57%) Information Security
3 3 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (2.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (2.38%) ITSM
4 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.19%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.19%) Unit Testing
5 1 (1.19%) Analytics
5 1 (1.19%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.19%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.14%) SQL
3 2 (2.38%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Security Cleared
2 25 (29.76%) DV Cleared
3 6 (7.14%) CCNA
3 6 (7.14%) CCA
3 6 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (4.76%) MCSE
4 4 (4.76%) CCNP
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.38%) VCP5
7 1 (1.19%) MCP
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (58.33%) XenApp
2 38 (45.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 29 (34.52%) Active Directory
4 17 (20.24%) vSphere
5 14 (16.67%) XenServer
6 10 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
9 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
10 3 (3.57%) Xen
11 1 (1.19%) MetaFrame
11 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Server
11 1 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.19%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
4 1 (1.19%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 79 (94.05%) Citrix
2 52 (61.90%) Microsoft
3 36 (42.86%) VMware
4 22 (26.19%) AppSense
5 13 (15.48%) Cisco
6 8 (9.52%) Lumension
7 7 (8.33%) HP
8 6 (7.14%) NetApp
9 5 (5.95%) Oracle
10 4 (4.76%) Mitel
10 4 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 3 (3.57%) Symantec
12 2 (2.38%) 3PAR
12 2 (2.38%) IBM
12 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.38%) Apple
13 1 (1.19%) Verint
13 1 (1.19%) Dell
13 1 (1.19%) Lotus
13 1 (1.19%) Avaya
East Sussex
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350.00 - £380.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £195 - £245 per day
Posted: 12 days ago