The first table below looks at the demand for XenDesktop skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenDesktop over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Yorkshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 106 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 4 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% - 0.31%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% - 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
-10.06% +3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £18.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+31.50% -23.15%
System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
205 235 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 8.72% 11.19% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 88 92
Average daily rate £288 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £143 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 31 47
Average hourly rate £14.25 £25.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.00% +92.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £11.40 £10.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.66 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

XenDesktop Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

XenDesktop
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenDesktop within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
North Yorkshire - 2 £388 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) XenApp
4 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 6 (50.00%) CCA
5 6 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (50.00%) CCEA
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) AppSense
6 5 (41.67%) Wyse
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (41.67%) VBScript
6 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Server
6 5 (41.67%) SCCM
6 5 (41.67%) XenServer
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) AdminStudio

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) AdminStudio
2 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (41.67%) Windows XP
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (41.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CCA
1 6 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (50.00%) CCEA
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) CCAA
4 1 (8.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) XenApp
2 7 (58.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (41.67%) XenServer
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) VMware Server
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) SCCM
2 3 (25.00%) SCOrch
3 1 (8.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) AppSense
4 5 (41.67%) Wyse