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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 83 71 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.49% 1.41% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 5.74% 12.75% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £390 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £420 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £275 £348
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -20.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+38.09% -10.00%
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
122 149 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.53% 11.08% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 72 83
Average daily rate £325 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 32
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £13.79 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.40 £25.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
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 27 February 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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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 - 3 £375 -
Sunbury-on-Thames - - - -
Woking - - - - 1
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) SCCM
5 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (30.00%) UAG
6 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (20.00%) NAS
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (20.00%) F5
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (20.00%) Lync
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) Tufin
7 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (20.00%) MCITP
7 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (20.00%) QA
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) MCITP
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) CCEE
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (30.00%) UAG
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) Tufin
4 2 (20.00%) F5
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) AppSense
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco