The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 22 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 Wales 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.65% - -
As % of the System Software category 17.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£256 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £369 £340
% change year-on-year
-12.88% +8.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -42.06%
System Software Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
57 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.42% 13.35% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 13
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £124 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenDesktop
Wales

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenDesktop across the South Wales region.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (53.33%) XenApp
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (46.67%) DNS
7 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 7 (46.67%) HP
7 7 (46.67%) SAN
7 7 (46.67%) vSphere
7 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
8 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
8 5 (33.33%) vCloud
8 5 (33.33%) XenServer
8 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
8 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (33.33%) Symantec
8 5 (33.33%) Remedy
8 5 (33.33%) UNIX
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
10 2 (13.33%) MCSE
10 2 (13.33%) SQL Server

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) DNS
1 7 (46.67%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Wintel Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Citrix Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (33.33%) UNIX
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) C
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) XenApp
2 7 (46.67%) vSphere
3 5 (33.33%) vCloud
3 5 (33.33%) XenServer
3 5 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
4 2 (13.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (33.33%) NetBackup
1 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 13 (86.67%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) Symantec
5 5 (33.33%) Remedy
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
6 2 (13.33%) Mitel