The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Swindon 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 48 36 40
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.23% 0.74% 0.27%
As % of the System Software category 3.23% 7.14% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £275 £538 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% +34.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-14.13% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £140.00 -
% change year-on-year
-85.71% -
System Software Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
31 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 6.98% 10.37% 5.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 15
Average daily rate £425 £440 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £363 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenDesktop
Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

XenDesktop
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense