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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 123 78 58
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -20
Contract jobs citing XenApp 26 43 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 1.80% 3.04%
As % of the System Software category 6.68% 12.91% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 45
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £26.25 £35.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +57.30%
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
389 333 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.82% 13.93% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 112 180
Average daily rate £275 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £160 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 73 75
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Essex -6 21 £450 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire -13 4 £205 +9.33% 3
Bedfordshire -28 1 - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 60 (93.75%) Citrix
2 47 (73.44%) Windows
3 35 (54.69%) VMware
4 34 (53.13%) MS Exchange
5 33 (51.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (34.38%) ITIL
8 20 (31.25%) NetApp
9 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
9 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
10 17 (26.56%) SCCM
11 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (20.31%) ITSM
13 12 (18.75%) DHCP
13 12 (18.75%) DNS
14 10 (15.63%) MCSE
14 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
15 9 (14.06%) SAN
15 9 (14.06%) Citrix Certification
15 9 (14.06%) Symantec
15 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
15 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
15 9 (14.06%) XenDesktop
15 9 (14.06%) vSphere
15 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2007
15 9 (14.06%) assyst
15 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 34 (53.13%) MS Exchange
2 30 (46.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.13%) Documentum
5 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.56%) SAS
6 1 (1.56%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) DHCP
1 12 (18.75%) DNS
2 9 (14.06%) SAN
2 9 (14.06%) NetScaler
3 5 (7.81%) WAN
3 5 (7.81%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) NAS
5 2 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) SMS
6 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MSI
1 1 (1.56%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.56%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Law
3 5 (7.81%) Publishing
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.63%) Consultant
1 10 (15.63%) Problem Manager
2 8 (12.50%) Architect
3 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Server Engineer
3 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (9.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 6 (9.38%) Wintel Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.25%) Wintel Support
7 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Release Manager
7 3 (4.69%) Service Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Change Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Services Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Clustering
2 5 (7.81%) Thin Client
2 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.81%) Fat Client
3 4 (6.25%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) CMDB
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (73.44%) Windows
2 33 (51.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Linux
5 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.13%) UNIX
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) ITIL
2 13 (20.31%) ITSM
3 9 (14.06%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.81%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) Service Management
6 4 (6.25%) Software Deployment
7 3 (4.69%) Process Management
7 3 (4.69%) Release Management
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.13%) TOGAF
8 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.56%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.56%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.56%) Network Design
9 1 (1.56%) Logistics
9 1 (1.56%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.50%) SQL
2 4 (6.25%) VBScript
2 4 (6.25%) VB
2 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.13%) C#
3 2 (3.13%) Java
3 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
3 2 (3.13%) ABAP
3 2 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) MCSE
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.06%) Citrix Certification
3 8 (12.50%) CCA
4 6 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (9.38%) MCITP
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.69%) CCNA
6 3 (4.69%) CCEA
6 3 (4.69%) VCAP
7 2 (3.13%) MCSA
7 2 (3.13%) Degree
8 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.56%) NCDA
8 1 (1.56%) NCIE
8 1 (1.56%) MCTS
8 1 (1.56%) CCNP
8 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Active Directory
2 13 (20.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (14.06%) Hyper-V
3 9 (14.06%) XenDesktop
3 9 (14.06%) vSphere
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 8 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (10.94%) XenServer
6 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.13%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) SCCM
2 8 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (6.25%) WSUS
3 4 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 4 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.56%) WMI
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 60 (93.75%) Citrix
2 35 (54.69%) VMware
3 20 (31.25%) NetApp
4 19 (29.69%) Microsoft
5 9 (14.06%) Symantec
6 8 (12.50%) Dell
6 8 (12.50%) IBM
7 7 (10.94%) EMC
7 7 (10.94%) HP
8 6 (9.38%) Cisco
8 6 (9.38%) Oracle
8 6 (9.38%) Altiris
9 4 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.69%) AppSense
10 3 (4.69%) Veeam
11 2 (3.13%) Mercator
11 2 (3.13%) SAP
11 2 (3.13%) McAfee
11 2 (3.13%) Lotus
12 1 (1.56%) Juniper