The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 74 61 42
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -19
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 1.11% 0.24%
As % of the System Software category 1.92% 10.00% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £313 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -5.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £140.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -85.71%
XenDesktop
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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 Wales region.

System Software Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
52 80 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.79% 11.14% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 19
Average daily rate £300 £310 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £160 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £453 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.87 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.60% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.05 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.17 £12.20 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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
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 27 April 2015. 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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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
Mid Wales - 1 £200 -
XenDesktop
UK

XenDesktop
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Legato
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSDE
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (100.00%) ArcSDE
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Legato
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) VMware