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 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 60 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.18% 0.42% -
As % of the System Software category 1.72% 4.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £370 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
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%
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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
58 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.30% 9.28% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 10
Average daily rate £325 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £194 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 11
Average hourly rate £28.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.96% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.82 £13.50 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.50 £24.50
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 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix