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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 112 113 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 18 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.63% 0.43% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 5.66% 4.58% 8.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £248 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £301 £344
% change year-on-year
+16.18% -12.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £27.88 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +46.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +36.98%
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
318 262 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.15% 9.43% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 109 100
Average daily rate £400 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 35 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.70 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £27.88 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 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
Slough 0 4 £413 +75.53%
Reading -3 3 £400 +9.58% 2
Bracknell 0 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £450 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 29 (90.63%) Citrix
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
3 23 (71.88%) XenDesktop
4 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
5 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
6 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
7 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
8 15 (46.88%) Windows
9 14 (43.75%) Dell
9 14 (43.75%) Wyse
9 14 (43.75%) NetScaler
10 13 (40.63%) SQL
11 12 (37.50%) SCCM
11 12 (37.50%) AppSense
11 12 (37.50%) PKI
11 12 (37.50%) Lumension
12 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
13 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (18.75%) HP
15 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
16 5 (15.63%) DNS
16 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
17 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
17 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
17 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
17 4 (12.50%) vSphere
17 4 (12.50%) Cisco

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (9.38%) Lync
3 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (43.75%) NetScaler
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
3 4 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) DHCP
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
4 3 (9.38%) VLAN
4 3 (9.38%) SNMP
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (9.38%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Security Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Server Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Technical Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Lead Architect
7 1 (3.13%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Architect
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.38%) Migration
2 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) MCSE
3 3 (9.38%) MCSA
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) XenDesktop
2 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
3 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
4 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.50%) vSphere
6 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
6 3 (9.38%) Samba
6 3 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
7 1 (3.13%) NDS
7 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.13%) SCOM
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Citrix
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
3 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
4 14 (43.75%) Dell
4 14 (43.75%) Wyse
5 12 (37.50%) AppSense
5 12 (37.50%) Lumension
6 6 (18.75%) HP
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco
8 3 (9.38%) Brocade
8 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
8 3 (9.38%) 3PAR
8 3 (9.38%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.13%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Novell
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec
9 1 (3.13%) Sitecore