The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 - 41 40
Contract jobs citing XenApp 0 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.54% 2.18%
As % of the System Software category - 3.45% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate
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- £188 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.47%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
75 58 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.67% 15.59% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 11
Average daily rate £291 £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.93% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 12
Average hourly rate £27.50 £12.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.16% -64.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £38.00 £58.90
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 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 19 September 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) DNS
5 4 (40.00%) SCOM
5 4 (40.00%) XenServer
5 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) SCCM
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) CCA
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (20.00%) Symantec
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) WSUS
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (70.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) DHCP
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
1 1 (10.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (10.00%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
1 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CCA
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
3 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (10.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCOM
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 2 (20.00%) WSUS
3 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) AppSense
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco