The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 115 107 119
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.20% 0.85% 0.51%
As % of the System Software category 2.02% 8.27% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 12
Average daily rate
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- £290 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -23.33%
XenApp
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 254 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.66% 10.29% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 108 106
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 26
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.07 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £23.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.60% -5.71%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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
Reading -20 2 - - 2
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
3 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (57.89%) XenDesktop
5 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (42.11%) DNS
7 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
8 7 (36.84%) DHCP
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
8 7 (36.84%) vSphere
8 7 (36.84%) SCCM
8 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (31.58%) HP
10 5 (26.32%) WAN
10 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
10 5 (26.32%) SQL
10 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
10 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
11 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
11 4 (21.05%) VLAN
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
11 4 (21.05%) ProCurve
11 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
11 4 (21.05%) SAN

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (15.79%) Lync
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
3 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
4 4 (21.05%) VPN
4 4 (21.05%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) VLAN
4 4 (21.05%) LAN
4 4 (21.05%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) SNMP
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (15.79%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (15.79%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
7 1 (5.26%) IPv4
7 1 (5.26%) IPv6
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Server Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Packager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) WAP
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) PKI
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) HP Storage
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 1 (5.26%) Solaris
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Migration
1 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
2 1 (5.26%) Change Control
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.53%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) MCSA
2 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCA
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (10.53%) CCEE
3 2 (10.53%) CCAA
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) XenDesktop
3 7 (36.84%) vSphere
3 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
5 3 (15.79%) Samba
5 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
7 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (5.26%) XenServer
7 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
7 1 (5.26%) NDS
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) VMware
2 16 (84.21%) Citrix
3 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) ProCurve
6 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds
6 3 (15.79%) 3PAR
6 3 (15.79%) AppSense
6 3 (15.79%) Brocade
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) Wyse
7 2 (10.53%) Lumension
8 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
8 1 (5.26%) Fujitsu
8 1 (5.26%) Novell
8 1 (5.26%) EMC
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