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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 129 121 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -5
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the System Software category 1.62% 1.76% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £400 £215 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -41.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £351 £230
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +52.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-44.23% +85.71%
XenDesktop
England

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
309 227 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.62% 9.09% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 123 82
Average daily rate £395 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £215 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 43 38
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £9.00 £8.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.20 £16.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire -4 3 £419 +94.76% 3
South Yorkshire -11 1 £400 -11.11%
North Yorkshire - 1 £400 - 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) XenApp
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 4 (50.00%) HP
5 4 (50.00%) Dell
5 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (37.50%) Server Patching
6 3 (37.50%) NetApp
6 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
6 3 (37.50%) Wireless
6 3 (37.50%) Law
6 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
7 2 (25.00%) DHCP
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
8 1 (12.50%) SSL
8 1 (12.50%) VPN

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) SSL
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Law
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Citrix Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Wintel Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (37.50%) Fat Client
2 3 (37.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) PKI
3 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Server Patching
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) XenApp
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
4 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) F5
5 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 1 (12.50%) IronPort
5 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) M86 Security
5 1 (12.50%) Polycom
5 1 (12.50%) Proofpoint
5 1 (12.50%) RightFax
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450pd
Posted: 5 days ago