The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 84 80 76
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 10 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.63% 1.03% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 5.38% 8.42% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 3
Average daily rate
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£270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £11.50
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 East Midlands region.

System Software Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
186 202 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.76% 12.26% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 93 55
Average daily rate £338 £266 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £70 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 21
Average hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.29 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.45 £20.00
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 the East Midlands

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the East Midlands 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leicestershire +8 7 - - 2
Derbyshire +3 2 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £270 -24.47% 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (96.00%) Windows
3 18 (72.00%) XenDesktop
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
6 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (48.00%) Migration
8 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (40.00%) LAN
10 9 (36.00%) WAN
10 9 (36.00%) MS Office
10 9 (36.00%) VMware
11 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (28.00%) Thin Client
12 7 (28.00%) Fat Client
13 6 (24.00%) SCCM
13 6 (24.00%) Wireless
14 5 (20.00%) Cisco
14 5 (20.00%) ITIL
14 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
15 4 (16.00%) Lync
15 4 (16.00%) Office 365
15 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
16 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
16 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
16 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
16 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
16 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (16.00%) Lync
1 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.00%) Site Server
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) WAN
3 6 (24.00%) Wireless
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.00%) BGP
4 1 (4.00%) MPLS
4 1 (4.00%) OSPF
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) FTP
4 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) WLAN
4 1 (4.00%) PABX
4 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
1 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Technician
2 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Wintel Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Support
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Thin Client
1 7 (28.00%) Fat Client
2 4 (16.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (96.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) ITSM
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) QMS
5 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) CCNP
2 1 (4.00%) CCNA
2 1 (4.00%) MCDST
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) XenDesktop
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.00%) XenServer
4 2 (8.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (4.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) AppSense
6 1 (4.00%) Mercator
6 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.00%) HP