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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 101 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Contract jobs citing XenApp 19 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.47% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 7.79% 4.92% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 19
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£290 £385 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% +24.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £360 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +42.85%
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
244 244 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.05% 9.62% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 100 110
Average daily rate £325 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 23
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.73% +32.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £30.50 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +19 13 £289 -25.00% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Newbury - - - - 1
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Slough - - - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Citrix
2 30 (85.71%) Windows
3 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
4 20 (57.14%) VMware
5 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
7 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
10 8 (22.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
10 8 (22.86%) Cisco
10 8 (22.86%) MS Exchange
11 7 (20.00%) HP
11 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
12 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
12 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
12 6 (17.14%) SCCM
13 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
13 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
13 5 (14.29%) XenServer
13 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (14.29%) Symantec
13 5 (14.29%) LAN
13 5 (14.29%) SQL Server

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (22.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
3 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 5 (14.29%) LAN
2 5 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (8.57%) DHCP
3 3 (8.57%) DNS
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (2.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Publishing
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Wintel Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Release Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Clustering
1 4 (11.43%) Fat Client
1 4 (11.43%) Thin Client
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Handset
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) iPhone
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (34.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.86%) UNIX
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Android
7 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (5.71%) Time Management
4 2 (5.71%) Migration
4 2 (5.71%) BCP
4 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
5 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.86%) Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) DV Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) CCA
3 4 (11.43%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (11.43%) MCP
3 4 (11.43%) MCSE
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) MCDST
5 1 (2.86%) MCITP
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
3 11 (31.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (22.86%) VMware ESX
5 7 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
7 5 (14.29%) XenServer
8 4 (11.43%) Terminal Services
9 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (5.71%) vSphere
11 1 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (2.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
3 4 (11.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (11.43%) NetBackup
4 3 (8.57%) ARCserve
5 1 (2.86%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Citrix
2 20 (57.14%) VMware
3 18 (51.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (22.86%) Cisco
5 7 (20.00%) HP
6 5 (14.29%) Symantec
7 4 (11.43%) AppSense
7 4 (11.43%) Lotus
8 3 (8.57%) Altiris
9 2 (5.71%) NetIQ
9 2 (5.71%) CA
10 1 (2.86%) NetApp
10 1 (2.86%) Veritas
10 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.86%) Dell
10 1 (2.86%) Avaya
10 1 (2.86%) Juniper
10 1 (2.86%) Polycom
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