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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 118 114 102
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -12
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.24% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 2.53% 1.57% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £381 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
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
198 191 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 9.66% 9.49% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 117 49
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 20
Average hourly rate £12.10 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.40 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.10 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 4 £381 +8.92% 2
XenDesktop
Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Law
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
5 2 (25.00%) Data Entry
5 2 (25.00%) Equitrac

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) QlikView
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Specialist
1 2 (25.00%) Wintel Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Entry
1 2 (25.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) People Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Equitrac
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
4 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Polycom
4 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint