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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 214 208 202
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 40 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.36% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 3.51% 3.19% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.94% -10.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £472 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £26.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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
1141 1002 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.19% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 474 487
Average daily rate £358 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 144 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.95 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 -9 10 £495 +5.31% 4
Hampshire +4 9 £536 -
Buckinghamshire - 7 £200 -
Kent +9 6 £475 - 3
Surrey -5 3 £200 -36.00% 4
East Sussex -12 2 £350 -6.66%
Oxfordshire - 2 £295 -
West Sussex - 1 £438 -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 79 (91.86%) Citrix
2 66 (76.74%) XenApp
3 63 (73.26%) Windows
4 60 (69.77%) VMware
5 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
6 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
7 35 (40.70%) MS Exchange
8 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
11 28 (32.56%) Firewall
12 27 (31.40%) DNS
12 27 (31.40%) Hyper-V
13 26 (30.23%) SCCM
13 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (30.23%) DHCP
14 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
15 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
16 22 (25.58%) NetScaler
16 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
17 21 (24.42%) AppSense
18 20 (23.26%) ITIL
18 20 (23.26%) PowerShell
19 19 (22.09%) SQL
20 18 (20.93%) DV Cleared
21 17 (19.77%) SAN
21 17 (19.77%) Wyse
22 16 (18.60%) Oracle
23 15 (17.44%) Dell
24 14 (16.28%) Cisco

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 35 (40.70%) MS Exchange
2 24 (27.91%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (9.30%) IIS
6 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
7 6 (6.98%) Lync
8 5 (5.81%) Apache
8 5 (5.81%) Tomcat
9 4 (4.65%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (12.79%) MS Office
2 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) Firewall
2 27 (31.40%) DNS
3 26 (30.23%) DHCP
4 22 (25.58%) NetScaler
5 17 (19.77%) SAN
6 14 (16.28%) LAN
7 13 (15.12%) WAN
8 11 (12.79%) VPN
9 9 (10.47%) SMTP
10 5 (5.81%) Wireshark
10 5 (5.81%) SSL
11 4 (4.65%) VLAN
12 3 (3.49%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (3.49%) Network Security
12 3 (3.49%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.49%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.49%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (3.49%) SNMP
12 3 (3.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.81%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (4.65%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Banking
2 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.16%) Back Office
3 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (16.28%) Architect
1 14 (16.28%) Consultant
2 12 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Security Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Server Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (10.47%) Analyst
5 8 (9.30%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.30%) Citrix Consultant
6 6 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Citrix Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Citrix Specialist
9 3 (3.49%) Citrix Technical Specialist
9 3 (3.49%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) Web Services
2 2 (2.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.16%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) PKI
2 7 (8.14%) User Experience
3 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) iSeries
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.16%) BYOD
5 1 (1.16%) Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 63 (73.26%) Windows
2 31 (36.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (30.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (26.74%) Windows 7
5 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (11.63%) Linux
7 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
8 7 (8.14%) UNIX
9 3 (3.49%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.26%) ITIL
2 9 (10.47%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (9.30%) Portfolio Management
3 8 (9.30%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 5 (5.81%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.81%) Capacity Management
5 5 (5.81%) Asset Management
6 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
6 4 (4.65%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) TOGAF
7 3 (3.49%) Migration
7 3 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.49%) Service Management
7 3 (3.49%) Change Management
8 2 (2.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (1.16%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.16%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (23.26%) PowerShell
2 19 (22.09%) SQL
3 5 (5.81%) Python
3 5 (5.81%) Perl
3 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.33%) C
4 2 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
2 18 (20.93%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (6.98%) CCA
4 6 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (5.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (5.81%) CCEE
5 5 (5.81%) MCSE
6 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.65%) CCNP
6 4 (4.65%) CCNA
6 4 (4.65%) MCITP
7 3 (3.49%) CCAA
8 2 (2.33%) CISSP
8 2 (2.33%) MCSA
8 2 (2.33%) VCP5
8 2 (2.33%) CCIA
8 2 (2.33%) VCAP
9 1 (1.16%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.98%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 66 (76.74%) XenApp
2 40 (46.51%) Active Directory
3 32 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (31.40%) Hyper-V
5 14 (16.28%) vSphere
6 10 (11.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (5.81%) XenServer
7 5 (5.81%) HDFS
8 4 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (3.49%) Samba
10 2 (2.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.16%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 26 (30.23%) SCCM
2 9 (10.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (9.30%) XenMobile
4 7 (8.14%) AirWatch
5 5 (5.81%) Zenoss
5 5 (5.81%) Nagios
6 4 (4.65%) ARCserve
7 3 (3.49%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (2.33%) WSUS
8 2 (2.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (1.16%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 79 (91.86%) Citrix
2 60 (69.77%) VMware
3 44 (51.16%) Microsoft
4 21 (24.42%) AppSense
5 17 (19.77%) Wyse
6 16 (18.60%) Oracle
7 15 (17.44%) Dell
8 14 (16.28%) Cisco
9 13 (15.12%) Lumension
9 13 (15.12%) Symantec
10 9 (10.47%) HP
11 8 (9.30%) OpenText
11 8 (9.30%) Ventyx
12 7 (8.14%) 3PAR
12 7 (8.14%) IBM
12 7 (8.14%) NetApp
13 6 (6.98%) SolarWinds
14 5 (5.81%) Splunk
14 5 (5.81%) Brocade
14 5 (5.81%) CheckPoint
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