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 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 209 210 207
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 40 32 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.64% 3.03% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £172 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £394 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-13.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £18.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.86% +7.35%
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
1098 1057 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.87% 12.15% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 522 410
Average daily rate £325 £328 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £193 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 126 138
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £32.55 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

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 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 22 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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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 +18 12 £325 +30.00% 4
Surrey -5 9 £438 +34.61% 4
Middlesex - 5 £500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £300 - 1
Kent - 4 £419 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £238 -
West Sussex - 1 £250 - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 75 (90.36%) Citrix
2 62 (74.70%) Windows
3 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
4 48 (57.83%) VMware
5 45 (54.22%) XenApp
6 33 (39.76%) Microsoft App-V
7 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
7 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
8 27 (32.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 25 (30.12%) DV Cleared
9 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
10 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (24.10%) Windows 7
12 19 (22.89%) SCCM
12 19 (22.89%) MS Exchange
13 18 (21.69%) vSphere
14 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (19.28%) AppSense
15 14 (16.87%) Application Packaging
15 14 (16.87%) Cisco
16 13 (15.66%) LAN
16 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (14.46%) DNS
17 12 (14.46%) NetScaler
18 11 (13.25%) Lync
18 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
18 11 (13.25%) WAN
18 11 (13.25%) ITIL
19 10 (12.05%) SAN
19 10 (12.05%) Firewall

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (22.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.25%) Lync
3 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (10.84%) SharePoint
5 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.82%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.41%) IIS
8 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.20%) CMS
8 1 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) LAN
2 12 (14.46%) DNS
2 12 (14.46%) NetScaler
3 11 (13.25%) WAN
4 10 (12.05%) SAN
4 10 (12.05%) Firewall
5 8 (9.64%) DHCP
6 4 (4.82%) SMTP
6 4 (4.82%) MPLS
6 4 (4.82%) OSPF
6 4 (4.82%) BGP
6 4 (4.82%) NAS
7 2 (2.41%) VLAN
7 2 (2.41%) VoIP
7 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.41%) VPN
8 1 (1.20%) Internet
8 1 (1.20%) Wireshark
8 1 (1.20%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.20%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MSI
2 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.20%) Banking
2 1 (1.20%) Marketing
2 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (14.46%) Architect
2 10 (12.05%) Applications Packager
2 10 (12.05%) Citrix Engineer
3 8 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (7.23%) Consultant
5 5 (6.02%) Technical Architect
6 4 (4.82%) Administrator
6 4 (4.82%) Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Support Technician
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix Support
7 3 (3.61%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) Citrix Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (3.61%) Technical Design Consultant
8 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (2.41%) ICT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.87%) Application Packaging
2 5 (6.02%) Web Services
3 1 (1.20%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.61%) Replication
3 3 (3.61%) Clustering
4 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 62 (74.70%) Windows
2 27 (32.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (25.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (24.10%) Windows 7
5 13 (15.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.23%) Windows XP
7 5 (6.02%) Solaris
7 5 (6.02%) Linux
8 4 (4.82%) AIX
8 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.41%) UNIX
10 1 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) ITIL
2 8 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (6.02%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.02%) Service Management
3 5 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (4.82%) E-Commerce
4 4 (4.82%) ITSM
5 3 (3.61%) Information Security
5 3 (3.61%) Change Management
5 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.61%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (3.61%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (2.41%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.41%) Network Management
6 2 (2.41%) Migration
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.20%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.20%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.64%) SQL
2 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (37.35%) Security Cleared
2 25 (30.12%) DV Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.02%) MCSE
4 5 (6.02%) CCA
4 5 (6.02%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (4.82%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.82%) CCNP
5 4 (4.82%) CCNA
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.43%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (54.22%) XenApp
2 33 (39.76%) Microsoft App-V
3 31 (37.35%) Active Directory
4 18 (21.69%) vSphere
5 16 (19.28%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (13.25%) Hyper-V
7 7 (8.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 5 (6.02%) ISA Server
8 5 (6.02%) VMware ESX
8 5 (6.02%) Forefront TMG
8 5 (6.02%) UAG
9 4 (4.82%) XenServer
10 3 (3.61%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (1.20%) Terminal Services
11 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (22.89%) SCCM
2 9 (10.84%) SCOM
3 4 (4.82%) ARCserve
3 4 (4.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 3 (3.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.41%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 75 (90.36%) Citrix
2 52 (62.65%) Microsoft
3 48 (57.83%) VMware
4 16 (19.28%) AppSense
5 14 (16.87%) Cisco
6 9 (10.84%) HP
7 8 (9.64%) Oracle
7 8 (9.64%) 3PAR
7 8 (9.64%) Lumension
8 6 (7.23%) Symantec
9 5 (6.02%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.02%) F5
9 5 (6.02%) NetApp
10 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.82%) Mitel
10 4 (4.82%) Altiris
10 4 (4.82%) CA
10 4 (4.82%) IBM
10 4 (4.82%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.41%) Brocade
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