The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 110 108 97
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 17 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.82% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 5.88% 6.29% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 18
Average daily rate £350 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £114 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £364 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £31.56 £17.62 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.08% +17.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
XenApp
England

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 of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
289 334 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.13% 13.05% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 153 152
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 83 45
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £34.13 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the East of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bedfordshire +10 7 £450 +69.01% 1
Essex -5 5 £313 +8.69% 2
Hertfordshire +10 4 £325 -13.33% 5
Cambridgeshire +10 1 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 50 (92.59%) Citrix
2 46 (85.19%) Windows
3 41 (75.93%) VMware
4 32 (59.26%) Windows Server
5 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
7 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
8 20 (37.04%) DNS
8 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
10 17 (31.48%) SQL
11 16 (29.63%) DHCP
11 16 (29.63%) vSphere
12 13 (24.07%) NetScaler
12 13 (24.07%) Office 365
13 12 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 12 (22.22%) Clustering
14 11 (20.37%) HP
14 11 (20.37%) ITIL
14 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
15 10 (18.52%) XenDesktop
16 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
16 9 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (16.67%) 3PAR
16 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
16 9 (16.67%) VMware ESX

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 17 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 9 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (12.96%) Skype for Business
4 6 (11.11%) IIS
5 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (20.37%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Office 365
2 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.70%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) DNS
2 16 (29.63%) DHCP
3 13 (24.07%) NetScaler
4 9 (16.67%) Firewall
5 6 (11.11%) SAN
5 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.41%) LAN
6 4 (7.41%) LDAP
6 4 (7.41%) VPN
6 4 (7.41%) WAN
7 3 (5.56%) HTTPS
8 2 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.70%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.70%) Internet
9 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Advertising
2 4 (7.41%) Publishing
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (16.67%) Analyst
1 9 (16.67%) Consultant
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 6 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) Applications Packager
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix Support
4 5 (9.26%) Server Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Citrix Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (5.56%) Citrix Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
2 2 (3.70%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Clustering
2 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) HP Storage
4 2 (3.70%) FlexPod
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (3.70%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 46 (85.19%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) Windows Server
3 30 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (35.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 8 (14.81%) Linux
7 4 (7.41%) Windows XP
8 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Migration
3 4 (7.41%) High Availability
4 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.56%) DevOps
4 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
5 2 (3.70%) Change Management
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) Information Security
5 2 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (3.70%) Open Source
5 2 (3.70%) Server Building
5 2 (3.70%) Software Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (1.85%) Coaching
6 1 (1.85%) Network Architecture
6 1 (1.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.11%) VBScript
3 4 (7.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.41%) MCSE
4 3 (5.56%) MCSA
4 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.70%) MCP
5 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) VCP5
6 1 (1.85%) CCA
6 1 (1.85%) CCEA
6 1 (1.85%) CCEE
6 1 (1.85%) CCIE
6 1 (1.85%) CCNA
6 1 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 30 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (37.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (29.63%) vSphere
4 12 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (18.52%) XenDesktop
6 9 (16.67%) VMware ESX
7 6 (11.11%) XenServer
8 5 (9.26%) Hyper-V
9 4 (7.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (7.41%) MetaFrame
10 3 (5.56%) Docker
10 3 (5.56%) Terminal Server
10 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (3.70%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Backup Exec
1 4 (7.41%) SCCM
1 4 (7.41%) XenMobile
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (3.70%) SCOM
3 2 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.85%) Bacula
4 1 (1.85%) EdgeSight
4 1 (1.85%) Mesos
4 1 (1.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 50 (92.59%) Citrix
2 41 (75.93%) VMware
3 25 (46.30%) Microsoft
4 11 (20.37%) HP
5 9 (16.67%) 3PAR
6 8 (14.81%) Cisco
7 7 (12.96%) NetApp
8 6 (11.11%) AppSense
8 6 (11.11%) Symantec
9 4 (7.41%) EMC
10 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.56%) Sophos
10 3 (5.56%) ThinPrint
11 2 (3.70%) Intel
12 1 (1.85%) Veeam