The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank - 113 120
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.26% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category - 2.86% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £388 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
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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 Yorkshire region.

System Software Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
301 210 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.52% 9.26% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 108 86
Average daily rate £313 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 31
Average hourly rate £12.18 £13.99 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.95% -44.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £10.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £23.55 £32.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) M86 Security
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) RightFax
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Law
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Building
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCEA
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCITP
1 1 (33.33%) CCEE
1 1 (33.33%) CCIA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) M86 Security
2 2 (66.67%) RightFax
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse