The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 90 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.059% - 0.43%
As % of the System Software category 0.83% - 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.06% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
121 151 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 7.13% 9.95% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 53 51
Average daily rate £210 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 29
Average hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.02 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

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 29 July 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
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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 - 1 - - 2
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) AdminStudio
3 3 (50.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) vSphere
5 1 (16.67%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware