The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 41 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.20% - -
As % of the System Software category 21.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 0 0
Average daily rate £280 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £314
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
XenDesktop
North 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 Tyne and Wear region.

System Software Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
189 50 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.34% 8.70% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 23 50
Average daily rate £275 £339 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% +29.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £250 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £495 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 1
Average hourly rate £28.25 £12.36 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.65% -11.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 41 £280 - 2
XenDesktop
North East

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
1 41 (100.00%) Citrix
1 41 (100.00%) XenApp
1 41 (100.00%) XenServer
2 40 (97.56%) DHCP
3 38 (92.68%) Active Directory
4 37 (90.24%) VMware
5 35 (85.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 35 (85.37%) AppSense
6 33 (80.49%) Microsoft
7 29 (70.73%) ITIL
7 29 (70.73%) Windows Server
8 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
9 22 (53.66%) ThinPrint
10 21 (51.22%) XenMobile
10 21 (51.22%) Degree
10 21 (51.22%) Computer Science
11 20 (48.78%) Business Continuity
11 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
11 20 (48.78%) Service Delivery
11 20 (48.78%) DNS
11 20 (48.78%) SAP
11 20 (48.78%) HP
11 20 (48.78%) SafeCom
12 19 (46.34%) Project Management
12 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (43.90%) SCCM
14 17 (41.46%) IIS

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (41.46%) IIS
2 13 (31.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
2 13 (31.71%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (97.56%) DHCP
2 20 (48.78%) DNS
3 4 (9.76%) SMS
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) MSI
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Support Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (17.07%) Desktop Support
4 6 (14.63%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Citrix Support
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Messaging Support
8 2 (4.88%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Support
9 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) Computer Science
2 14 (34.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (70.73%) Windows Server
3 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 23 (56.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.07%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) ITIL
2 20 (48.78%) Business Continuity
2 20 (48.78%) Service Delivery
3 19 (46.34%) Project Management
4 17 (41.46%) Software Delivery
5 10 (24.39%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Software Distribution
7 2 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (21.95%) PowerShell
1 9 (21.95%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) T-SQL
2 7 (17.07%) VB
2 7 (17.07%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Security Cleared
2 21 (51.22%) Degree
3 20 (48.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.88%) MCSE
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 41 (100.00%) XenApp
1 41 (100.00%) XenServer
2 38 (92.68%) Active Directory
3 35 (85.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (46.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.88%) Brightmail
6 2 (4.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) XenMobile
2 18 (43.90%) SCCM
3 17 (41.46%) EdgeSight
4 14 (34.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (4.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Citrix
2 37 (90.24%) VMware
3 35 (85.37%) AppSense
4 33 (80.49%) Microsoft
5 22 (53.66%) ThinPrint
6 20 (48.78%) HP
6 20 (48.78%) SafeCom
6 20 (48.78%) SAP
7 2 (4.88%) Compaq
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) IronPort
7 2 (4.88%) Symantec
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