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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 35 42 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 0.78% 0.84%
As % of the System Software category 21.62% 4.41% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £370 - £290
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 - £298
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
37 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.14% 17.62% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 24
Average daily rate £350 £310 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £164 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -50.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £11.60 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £39.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
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 18 April 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) VMware
4 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 8 (57.14%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Backup Exec
5 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
5 6 (42.86%) FTP
5 6 (42.86%) HP
5 6 (42.86%) IIS
5 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 6 (42.86%) SAN
5 6 (42.86%) NetApp
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (28.57%) DNS
7 4 (28.57%) DHCP
8 3 (21.43%) XenServer
8 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
9 2 (14.29%) WSUS
9 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (14.29%) vSphere
9 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (14.29%) PKI

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (42.86%) IIS
3 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) FTP
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
1 6 (42.86%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (28.57%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Wintel Systems Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Support
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (14.29%) CCA
1 2 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 3 (21.43%) XenServer
3 3 (21.43%) XenDesktop
4 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 6 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 2 (14.29%) WSUS
3 2 (14.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 6 (42.86%) HP
3 6 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Symantec
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) AppSense
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