The table below looks at the statistics for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 48 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 14 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.92% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 19.18% 2.13% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
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£365 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.63% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £550 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £550 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £263 £345
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -23.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +55.00%
XenDesktop
South West

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

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
73 47 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.99% 9.77% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 27
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £142 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 18
Average hourly rate £23.75 £25.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £19.10 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

XenDesktop Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenDesktop across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 November 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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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
Swindon +4 14 £365 -33.63%
XenDesktop
South West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 13 (59.09%) SCCM
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 12 (54.55%) Citrix
5 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) MSI
6 9 (40.91%) System Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (36.36%) XenApp
8 6 (27.27%) VMware
8 6 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (27.27%) Symantec
9 5 (22.73%) Finance
9 5 (22.73%) SCVMM
10 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
10 4 (18.18%) AppSense
10 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
10 4 (18.18%) DHCP
10 4 (18.18%) DNS
11 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
11 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
11 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (13.64%) NetScaler

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) DHCP
1 4 (18.18%) DNS
2 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.09%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MSI
2 2 (9.09%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Applications Packager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) Windows 7
3 4 (18.18%) Windows Vista
3 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) System Testing
2 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
2 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
2 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCA
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) MCSA
2 1 (4.55%) MCP
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.55%) MCTS
2 1 (4.55%) CCEE
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (40.91%) Active Directory
3 8 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 8 (36.36%) XenApp
4 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (9.09%) XenServer
5 2 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (59.09%) SCCM
2 6 (27.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (22.73%) SCVMM
4 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Citrix
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Symantec
4 4 (18.18%) AppSense
5 1 (4.55%) BMC
5 1 (4.55%) Dell
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco