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 July 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 60 57 47
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.15% 0.58% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 1.06% 5.00% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 10
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£275 £330 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -37.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £318 £369
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £24.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +31.50%
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
94 80 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.78% 11.64% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 42
Average daily rate £350 £295 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -34.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 3
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -42.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £21.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.90 £37.50 £112.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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
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 July 2015. 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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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
Swindon -1 1 £275 -16.66%
XenDesktop
South West

XenDesktop
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) NAS
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WLAN
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) VMware