The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 Wales 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 57 44 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +5
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.98% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 9.21% 2.78% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate £313 £330 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% -23.25%
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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
76 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.67% 8.57% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 24
Average daily rate £310 £296 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.64% +0.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £193 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £368 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £11.18 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.22% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £11.00 £8.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £15.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Wales

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Wales region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 4 £375 -
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) XenServer
3 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
6 4 (40.00%) VMware
6 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) CCA
6 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
7 3 (30.00%) SAN
7 3 (30.00%) Symantec
7 3 (30.00%) Remedy
7 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) HP
7 3 (30.00%) UNIX
7 3 (30.00%) Oracle
7 3 (30.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
7 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) vSphere
7 3 (30.00%) CCEE
7 3 (30.00%) CCAA
7 3 (30.00%) vCloud

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 2 (20.00%) LDAP
3 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) POP3
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Citrix Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Service Management
2 2 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (10.00%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (40.00%) CCA
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) CCEE
3 3 (30.00%) CCAA
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (20.00%) MCSE
4 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) MCP
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) XenServer
2 7 (70.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) vCloud
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (20.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (10.00%) MetaFrame
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
1 3 (30.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 3 (30.00%) Remedy
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco