The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 32 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.11% 1.04% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 29.17% 8.70% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £266 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £31.56 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
XenApp
East of 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 Bedfordshire region.

System Software Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
24 46 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.23% 11.92% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 31 13
Average daily rate £438 £419 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +39.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £31.56 £17.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.31% -27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £116.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 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
Dunstable - 4 - -
Bedford +5 2 £450 -
XenApp
East of England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XenApp 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 XenApp.

1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
4 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
7 9 (52.94%) Windows 2000 Server
7 9 (52.94%) vSphere
7 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
9 6 (35.29%) ITIL
9 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
10 5 (29.41%) DNS
10 5 (29.41%) SQL
10 5 (29.41%) NetApp
10 5 (29.41%) Clustering
10 5 (29.41%) Migration
10 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
11 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
11 4 (23.53%) MetaFrame
11 4 (23.53%) VPN
11 4 (23.53%) Symantec
11 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (23.53%) MS Office

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing XenApp 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 XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint
4 4 (23.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (23.53%) Skype for Business
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Support
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Data Migration Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Server Support
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Clustering
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) FlexPod
2 2 (11.76%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (70.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (52.94%) Windows 2000 Server
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Server Building
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) MCSA
1 2 (11.76%) MCSE
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (11.76%) VCP5
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) vSphere
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (23.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (23.53%) MetaFrame
3 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
4 3 (17.65%) XenServer
5 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) VMware
2 15 (88.24%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.76%) EMC
6 2 (11.76%) Intel
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco