The first table below looks at the demand for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Cambridge region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 47 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 1.79% 2.35%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 10.45% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£205 £188 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -14.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £36.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.78%
System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
68 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.72% 17.14% 9.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 16
Average daily rate £313 £333 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.01% +10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £188 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 22
Average hourly rate £25.00 £11.00 £14.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -25.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £10.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenApp
Cambridgeshire

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
5 6 (50.00%) DHCP
5 6 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) SCOM
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Linux
7 4 (33.33%) Symantec
7 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 4 (33.33%) WSUS
7 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (33.33%) XenServer
7 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
7 4 (33.33%) PKI
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) CCA
8 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DHCP
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) SMS
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) InstallShield
1 1 (8.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Wintel Support
1 4 (33.33%) Wintel Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Support
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 4 (33.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCA
1 3 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 4 (33.33%) XenServer
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) SCOM
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 4 (33.33%) WSUS
3 3 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Symantec
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) AppSense
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco