The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 East of England 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 107 80 117
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +37
Contract jobs citing XenApp 42 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.30% 1.60% 0.55%
As % of the System Software category 11.86% 11.53% 5.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 5
Average daily rate £350 £374 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +24.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £286 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £460 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.25 £18.75 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -47.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.75 £23.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £19.75 £37.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
354 321 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.99% 13.92% 9.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 137 126
Average daily rate £300 £308 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -10 17 £370 +0.81% 3
Essex -12 15 £385 -3.14% 3
Hertfordshire -4 6 £225 -30.76% 1
Norfolk - 2 £223 -
Bedfordshire -27 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £200 - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 57 (78.08%) Citrix
2 53 (72.60%) VMware
3 44 (60.27%) Windows
4 38 (52.05%) Active Directory
5 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (41.10%) MS Exchange
8 28 (38.36%) SAN
9 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
10 26 (35.62%) Exchange Server 2010
11 25 (34.25%) SCCM
12 22 (30.14%) vSphere
12 22 (30.14%) HP
13 21 (28.77%) Cisco
14 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Certification
15 19 (26.03%) NetApp
15 19 (26.03%) MCSE
15 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
16 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
17 16 (21.92%) SQL
17 16 (21.92%) ITIL
18 15 (20.55%) Citrix Certification
18 15 (20.55%) Clustering
19 14 (19.18%) DHCP
19 14 (19.18%) XenDesktop
20 13 (17.81%) DNS
20 13 (17.81%) Dell
20 13 (17.81%) CCA
21 12 (16.44%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 30 (41.10%) MS Exchange
2 26 (35.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (8.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (8.22%) IIS
4 4 (5.48%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.37%) SAS
6 1 (1.37%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) MS Office
2 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 28 (38.36%) SAN
2 14 (19.18%) DHCP
3 13 (17.81%) DNS
4 12 (16.44%) NetScaler
5 10 (13.70%) Firewall
6 8 (10.96%) LAN
7 7 (9.59%) WAN
8 6 (8.22%) FTP
9 4 (5.48%) NAS
10 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.74%) VPN
11 1 (1.37%) Internet
11 1 (1.37%) SSL
11 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
11 1 (1.37%) SMS
11 1 (1.37%) WLAN
11 1 (1.37%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.37%) VLAN
11 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (9.59%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Wintel Engineer
2 11 (15.07%) Consultant
3 10 (13.70%) Support Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 6 (8.22%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Wintel Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (5.48%) Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.11%) Administrator
8 3 (4.11%) Wintel Support
8 3 (4.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Clustering
2 9 (12.33%) Thin Client
2 9 (12.33%) Fat Client
3 4 (5.48%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.74%) PKI
4 2 (2.74%) Celerra
4 2 (2.74%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.74%) EMC Centera
4 2 (2.74%) NHS
5 1 (1.37%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 44 (60.27%) Windows
2 33 (45.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (42.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (6.85%) Linux
6 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
7 3 (4.11%) UNIX
7 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.37%) Android
9 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) ITIL
2 11 (15.07%) Software Deployment
3 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 3 (4.11%) Business Continuity
4 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (2.74%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.37%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.37%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.37%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.37%) Project Management
6 1 (1.37%) Information Security
6 1 (1.37%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.37%) Network Design
6 1 (1.37%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.37%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.37%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.92%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.11%) VBScript
3 3 (4.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (26.03%) MCSE
3 15 (20.55%) Citrix Certification
4 13 (17.81%) CCA
5 11 (15.07%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (15.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (13.70%) CCNA
7 8 (10.96%) MCITP
8 6 (8.22%) Security Cleared
8 6 (8.22%) CCAA
8 6 (8.22%) MCTS
9 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
10 3 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.11%) CCEA
10 3 (4.11%) MCSA
10 3 (4.11%) VCAP
11 2 (2.74%) CCNP
12 1 (1.37%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.37%) NCDA
12 1 (1.37%) NCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (52.05%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.14%) vSphere
3 19 (26.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (23.29%) Hyper-V
5 14 (19.18%) XenDesktop
6 8 (10.96%) XenServer
6 8 (10.96%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (5.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (5.48%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.37%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.37%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (34.25%) SCCM
2 9 (12.33%) Backup Exec
3 7 (9.59%) SCOM
4 6 (8.22%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (8.22%) NetBackup
5 4 (5.48%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (4.11%) WSUS
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.37%) ARCserve
8 1 (1.37%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (78.08%) Citrix
2 53 (72.60%) VMware
3 27 (36.99%) Microsoft
4 22 (30.14%) HP
5 21 (28.77%) Cisco
6 19 (26.03%) NetApp
7 13 (17.81%) Dell
8 12 (16.44%) IBM
9 10 (13.70%) EMC
10 8 (10.96%) Symantec
11 7 (9.59%) CheckPoint
11 7 (9.59%) Altiris
12 6 (8.22%) Splunk
13 4 (5.48%) McAfee
13 4 (5.48%) Lotus
13 4 (5.48%) CommVault
14 3 (4.11%) Mercator
14 3 (4.11%) AppSense
15 2 (2.74%) Oracle
15 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
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