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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenDesktop
Rank 137 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -4
Contract jobs citing XenDesktop 3 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.36% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 1.05% 3.61% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
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£350 £388 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -4.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
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
287 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 10.19% 9.89% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 122 56
Average daily rate £300 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £135 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 30
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.84 £10.00 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £32.55 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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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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 -13 3 £350 - 1
XenDesktop
England

XenDesktop
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) 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
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

XenDesktop
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
General
1 2 (66.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Wintel Technical Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
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%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Server
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) M86 Security
2 2 (66.67%) RightFax
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) IronPort
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Wyse
3 1 (33.33%) AppSense