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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 108 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 15 13 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.50% 1.15%
As % of the System Software category 5.51% 5.75% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 23
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £422 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.47%
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
272 226 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.08% 8.76% 8.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 94 120
Average daily rate £338 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 24 26
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £37.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 11 £289 -25.00% 2
Maidenhead +3 1 - -
Newbury - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Slough - - - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
3 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
4 18 (54.55%) VMware
5 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
6 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
7 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
8 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (24.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco
9 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.21%) HP
10 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
10 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
11 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
11 6 (18.18%) SCCM
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
12 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
12 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (15.15%) LAN
12 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
12 5 (15.15%) ITIL
12 5 (15.15%) WAN

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.12%) IBM Notes
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
2 5 (15.15%) LAN
2 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) Firewall
5 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
5 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.03%) VPN
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Wintel Architect
4 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Release Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Thin Client
1 4 (12.12%) Clustering
1 4 (12.12%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Handset
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Android
7 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
3 3 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) BCP
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) MCP
3 4 (12.12%) DV Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.06%) CCA
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (6.06%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) MCDST
6 1 (3.03%) MCITP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (36.36%) XenDesktop
3 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (24.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 4 (12.12%) Terminal Services
8 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (9.09%) XenServer
9 2 (6.06%) vSphere
10 1 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (3.03%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
4 3 (9.09%) ARCserve
5 1 (3.03%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (54.55%) VMware
3 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (24.24%) Cisco
5 7 (21.21%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) Symantec
7 4 (12.12%) Lotus
7 4 (12.12%) AppSense
8 3 (9.09%) Altiris
9 2 (6.06%) NetIQ
9 2 (6.06%) CA
10 1 (3.03%) Polycom
10 1 (3.03%) Avaya
10 1 (3.03%) Juniper
10 1 (3.03%) NetApp
10 1 (3.03%) Veritas
10 1 (3.03%) Dell
10 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
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