The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 106 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the System Software category 1.89% 4.08% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
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£350 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £363
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £76.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% -70.39%
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
159 147 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.33% 8.45% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 52 27
Average daily rate £300 £319 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £135 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 28
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.85 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenDesktop across the West Yorkshire region.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Leeds -13 1 £350 - 3
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) VMware ESX
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (66.67%) FTP
4 6 (66.67%) SMTP
4 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 6 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (66.67%) MSI
4 6 (66.67%) iSCSI
4 6 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (66.67%) vSphere
4 6 (66.67%) VPN
4 6 (66.67%) RTSP
5 5 (55.56%) Software Deployment
5 5 (55.56%) PDA
5 5 (55.56%) MS Office
6 3 (33.33%) XenApp
6 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Law
7 2 (22.22%) Intranet
7 2 (22.22%) Internet
7 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
7 2 (22.22%) Blackberry

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (66.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (22.22%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 6 (66.67%) FTP
2 6 (66.67%) SMTP
2 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 6 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 6 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) RTSP
3 2 (22.22%) Intranet
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MSI
2 1 (11.11%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (22.22%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) PDA
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Software Deployment
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (11.11%) MCITP
2 1 (11.11%) CCEE
2 1 (11.11%) CCIA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCEA
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) VMware ESX
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (66.67%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) XenApp
5 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Server
6 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
4 2 (22.22%) M86 Security
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) IronPort
4 2 (22.22%) RightFax
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) Wyse
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago