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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 141 145 115
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -30
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 5 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the System Software category 1.57% 1.01% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate £381 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £313
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.76% +6.25%
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
318 297 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.83% 10.19% 10.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 171 120
Average daily rate £400 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 36 44
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.65 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.50 £32.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

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 28 April 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 -1 5 £381 +8.92% 3
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) NetApp
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (20.00%) Equitrac
7 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (20.00%) Server Patching
7 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
7 2 (20.00%) Law
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Data Entry

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SAN
1 3 (30.00%) Wireless
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) QlikView
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Desktop Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Data Entry
1 2 (20.00%) Server Patching
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
2 1 (10.00%) Process Management
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) vSphere
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Citrix
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) NetApp
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Equitrac
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) EMC
6 1 (10.00%) F5
6 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
6 1 (10.00%) JD Edwards
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Polycom
6 1 (10.00%) Proofpoint