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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 92 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.31% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 2.42% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
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£375 £413 £414
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+37.59% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +65.33%
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
186 165 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.11% 12.70% 11.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 101 89
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 21
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £12.74 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £23.80 £24.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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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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
Epsom - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - - 3
XenDesktop
South East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (66.67%) SCCM
3 7 (58.33%) Citrix
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) ISA Server
4 6 (50.00%) SCOM
4 6 (50.00%) XenApp
4 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (50.00%) UAG
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (41.67%) F5
5 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
5 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (16.67%) Lync
8 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 2 (16.67%) DHCP
8 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) VoIP
9 1 (8.33%) WAN
9 1 (8.33%) HP
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) Lync
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 2 (16.67%) DHCP
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Broadband
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 6 (50.00%) XenApp
2 6 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 6 (50.00%) UAG
2 6 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) SCCM
2 6 (50.00%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Lotus
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle
5 1 (8.33%) Wyse
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) Verint