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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 50 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.53% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 14.29% 2.27% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £550 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +41.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £550 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £550 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £260 £350
% change year-on-year
+34.80% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.44 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-35.48% +65.33%
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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
77 44 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 10.71% 8.59% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 25
Average daily rate £375 £291 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -22.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 12
Average hourly rate £23.22 £27.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.56% +92.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.95 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £160.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -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
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 18 December 2014.

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 13 (61.90%) SCCM
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (52.38%) Citrix
6 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
7 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
7 9 (42.86%) MSI
7 9 (42.86%) System Testing
8 8 (38.10%) XenApp
9 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 6 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (28.57%) VMware
10 6 (28.57%) Symantec
11 5 (23.81%) Finance
12 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
12 4 (19.05%) DHCP
12 4 (19.05%) DNS
12 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
12 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
12 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
13 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
13 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
13 3 (14.29%) AppSense
13 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
14 2 (9.52%) AdminStudio

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (19.05%) DHCP
1 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 3 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (9.52%) SMS
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MSI
2 2 (9.52%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Packager
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Vista
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (9.52%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCEE
2 1 (4.76%) CCA
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) MCSA
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) MCTS
System Software
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 8 (38.10%) XenApp
4 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (9.52%) Terminal Services
6 2 (9.52%) vSphere
6 2 (9.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (61.90%) SCCM
2 6 (28.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (19.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (19.05%) SCVMM
4 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Citrix
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Symantec
4 3 (14.29%) AppSense
5 1 (4.76%) BMC
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco