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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 55 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.46% - 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 4.55% - 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£420 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £230 £348
% change year-on-year
+52.39% -33.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £14.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+85.71% -20.00%
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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 Wiltshire region.

System Software Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
66 41 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.05% 8.02% 8.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 17
Average daily rate £375 £313 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £595 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 12
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.31 £17.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.99% +12.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.60 £12.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.10 £139.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 10 (55.56%) Citrix
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (50.00%) SCCM
5 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
6 7 (38.89%) System Testing
6 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
6 7 (38.89%) MSI
7 6 (33.33%) Symantec
7 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 6 (33.33%) XenApp
7 6 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (27.78%) SCVMM
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
9 4 (22.22%) AppSense
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
9 4 (22.22%) DHCP
9 4 (22.22%) DNS
10 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
11 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (11.11%) vSphere

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (22.22%) DHCP
1 4 (22.22%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 2 (11.11%) SMS
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MSI
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SCCM Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Vista
3 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) System Testing
2 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Management
3 2 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
2 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) CCA
2 1 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) MCSA
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (5.56%) MCTS
2 1 (5.56%) CCEE
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
3 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 6 (33.33%) XenApp
5 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (11.11%) vSphere
6 2 (11.11%) XenServer
6 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 6 (33.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (27.78%) SCVMM
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Symantec
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) AppSense
5 1 (5.56%) BMC
5 1 (5.56%) Dell
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco