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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 47 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 15 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.04% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 18.99% 4.65% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
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£365 £525 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% +47.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £505 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £545 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.88 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.54 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.26% +12.70%
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
79 43 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.72% 8.69% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 31
Average daily rate £375 £363 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £145 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 15
Average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +78.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £12.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £30.30 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 2014.

XenDesktop Daily 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 21 October 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 15 £365 -33.63%
XenDesktop
South West

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 12 (63.16%) SCCM
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Citrix
4 9 (47.37%) MSI
4 9 (47.37%) System Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
6 6 (31.58%) Symantec
6 6 (31.58%) XenApp
6 6 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
8 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) VMware
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
8 4 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
9 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
10 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (21.05%) DHCP
1 4 (21.05%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.53%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MSI
2 2 (10.53%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) SCCM Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 13 (68.42%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) System Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
3 2 (10.53%) Requirements Management
3 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 6 (31.58%) XenApp
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (63.16%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (21.05%) SCVMM
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (15.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Citrix
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Symantec
3 4 (21.05%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 1 (5.26%) Dell