The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 93 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.41% 0.28% 1.23%
As % of the System Software category 2.60% 3.05% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate £425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £378 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £398 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
XenDesktop
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

System Software Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
192 131 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.93% 9.17% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 66 69
Average daily rate £375 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 11 12
Average hourly rate £43.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.71% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £20.00 £23.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the Surrey region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 10 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
Guildford +7 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Reigate - 1 £275 -
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) XenApp
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 4 (33.33%) CISSP
5 4 (33.33%) Project Management
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (33.33%) C
5 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 3 (25.00%) Wyse
6 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) SCCM
7 2 (16.67%) Polycom
7 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (16.67%) MCITP
7 2 (16.67%) PKI

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) Skype
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Publishing
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) CISSP Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Expert
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Subject Matter Expert
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Subject Matter Expert
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (25.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Application Discovery
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (16.67%) MCITP
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) XenApp
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) AirWatch
1 2 (16.67%) EdgeSight
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) NetApp
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Wyse
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco
5 2 (16.67%) Mitel
5 2 (16.67%) MobileIron
5 2 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (16.67%) Polycom
5 2 (16.67%) Sonus
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