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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 106 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing XenApp 15 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.59% 0.44% 0.38%
As % of the System Software category 6.76% 4.03% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 6
Average daily rate £313 £515 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.32% +33.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £435 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £535 £400
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 £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
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
222 298 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.74% 10.99% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 142 131
Average daily rate £350 £398 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 26 42
Average hourly rate £55.55 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £13.65 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 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
Reading +4 9 £225 -43.75% 4
Slough - 4 £353 -
Wokingham - 2 £325 -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
4 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (78.26%) VMware
5 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
6 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
7 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (39.13%) HP
7 9 (39.13%) DNS
7 9 (39.13%) DHCP
7 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
8 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (26.09%) Unix
9 6 (26.09%) SLA
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) MCSE
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL
9 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
9 6 (26.09%) vSphere
10 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (21.74%) XenServer
10 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
10 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (17.39%) CCNA

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (21.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) DHCP
1 9 (39.13%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
3 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
4 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (8.70%) VLAN
4 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
5 1 (4.35%) Firewall
5 1 (4.35%) IPv4
5 1 (4.35%) IPv6
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (13.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Support
4 4 (17.39%) Linux Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Team Leader
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Citrix Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Clustering
2 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (78.26%) Windows Server
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (26.09%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) Unix
6 6 (26.09%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.70%) AIX
8 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.35%) Solaris
9 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Change Management
3 2 (8.70%) Coaching
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) VB
2 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (17.39%) CCA
3 4 (17.39%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (17.39%) HNC
3 4 (17.39%) RHCSA
3 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
5 2 (8.70%) VCP5
5 2 (8.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.35%) CCEA
6 1 (4.35%) CCEE
6 1 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) VMware ESX
3 7 (30.43%) XenDesktop
4 6 (26.09%) vSphere
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (21.74%) XenServer
6 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 4 (17.39%) Terminal Services
7 3 (13.04%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (13.04%) ISA Server
8 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Nagios
1 4 (17.39%) NetBackup
1 4 (17.39%) WSUS
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.70%) EdgeSight
2 2 (8.70%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCOM
2 2 (8.70%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (8.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (4.35%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (78.26%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) HP
5 4 (17.39%) Altiris
5 4 (17.39%) AppSense
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Remedy
6 3 (13.04%) Dell
6 3 (13.04%) IBM
6 3 (13.04%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Oracle
7 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
7 2 (8.70%) Veritas
8 1 (4.35%) Avaya
8 1 (4.35%) Becrypt
8 1 (4.35%) EMC
8 1 (4.35%) Fujitsu