The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 228 178 174
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 463 574 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.92% 1.18% 1.17%
As % of the System Software category 9.41% 12.10% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 358 347
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +3.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.85 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £36.22 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +40.24%
XenApp
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4919 4743 4583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.82% 9.77% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2780 2472 2258
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 566 579
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in England

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in England

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in England

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in England

XenApp
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram in England

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
London -14 216 £375 +15.38% 39
South East -9 87 £325 -7.14% 26
North West -19 53 £300 - 17
West Midlands -6 36 £301 +12.54% 12
South West -26 25 £285 -43.00% 8
Yorkshire 0 15 £328 +63.75% 14
East of England -53 14 £445 +27.14% 7
East Midlands -2 11 £338 +25.58% 4
North East -20 4 £290 +1.75% 1
Midlands - - - -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 862 (97.51%) Citrix
2 723 (81.79%) Windows
3 493 (55.77%) VMware
4 489 (55.32%) Active Directory
5 412 (46.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 405 (45.81%) Microsoft
7 274 (31.00%) XenDesktop
8 270 (30.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 257 (29.07%) MS Exchange
10 255 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
11 240 (27.15%) Windows 7
12 215 (24.32%) SCCM
13 181 (20.48%) Microsoft App-V
14 161 (18.21%) DNS
15 152 (17.19%) vSphere
16 151 (17.08%) Exchange Server 2010
17 143 (16.18%) XenServer
18 142 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
19 138 (15.61%) SAN
20 135 (15.27%) HP
21 133 (15.05%) DHCP
22 132 (14.93%) ITIL
23 122 (13.80%) NetScaler
24 118 (13.35%) Cisco
25 110 (12.44%) Finance
26 108 (12.22%) AppSense
27 104 (11.76%) Windows XP
28 101 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
29 99 (11.20%) MS Office
30 95 (10.75%) Migration

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 257 (29.07%) MS Exchange
2 151 (17.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 78 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 73 (8.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 55 (6.22%) SharePoint
6 47 (5.32%) Lync
7 39 (4.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 30 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 28 (3.17%) IIS
10 9 (1.02%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 6 (0.68%) CloudStack
13 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
16 2 (0.23%) Site Server
16 2 (0.23%) Documentum
Applications
1 99 (11.20%) MS Office
2 69 (7.81%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.79%) MS Project
4 3 (0.34%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.02%) assyst
2 6 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 34 (3.85%) Office 365
2 12 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.23%) PaaS
4 2 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 161 (18.21%) DNS
2 138 (15.61%) SAN
3 133 (15.05%) DHCP
4 122 (13.80%) NetScaler
5 88 (9.95%) Firewall
6 78 (8.82%) LAN
7 77 (8.71%) WAN
8 56 (6.33%) TCP/IP
9 40 (4.52%) VPN
10 36 (4.07%) VLAN
11 32 (3.62%) NAS
12 30 (3.39%) Wireless
13 21 (2.38%) VoIP
14 20 (2.26%) SMS
15 18 (2.04%) MPLS
16 12 (1.36%) iSCSI
17 11 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
18 10 (1.13%) Unified Communications
18 10 (1.13%) BIG-IP
18 10 (1.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.79%) Oracle Database
3 7 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.57%) MySQL
5 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.23%) DataStage
7 1 (0.11%) EDMS
7 1 (0.11%) DB2
7 1 (0.11%) MS Access
7 1 (0.11%) Big Data
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 49 (5.54%) MSI
2 16 (1.81%) InstallShield
3 15 (1.70%) AdminStudio
4 6 (0.68%) Wise Package Studio
4 6 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 110 (12.44%) Finance
2 71 (8.03%) Banking
3 20 (2.26%) Publishing
4 18 (2.04%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.81%) Advertising
5 16 (1.81%) Law
6 12 (1.36%) Local Government
7 8 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 8 (0.90%) Legal
8 6 (0.68%) Marketing
9 5 (0.57%) Back Office
9 5 (0.57%) Retail
10 4 (0.45%) German Language
11 3 (0.34%) Front Office
12 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.23%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.11%) Electronics
13 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 113 (12.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 100 (11.31%) Citrix Engineer
3 93 (10.52%) Analyst
4 79 (8.94%) Support Engineer
5 74 (8.37%) Consultant
6 66 (7.47%) Architect
7 64 (7.24%) Administrator
8 52 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 46 (5.20%) Applications Packager
9 46 (5.20%) 3rd Line Support
10 39 (4.41%) Citrix Consultant
11 32 (3.62%) Desktop Engineer
11 32 (3.62%) Systems Administrator
11 32 (3.62%) Wintel Engineer
12 31 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (3.28%) Infrastructure Architect
14 28 (3.17%) Citrix Support
14 28 (3.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 27 (3.05%) Citrix Administrator
16 26 (2.94%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.32%) Application Packaging
2 20 (2.26%) Web Services
3 7 (0.79%) Middleware
4 5 (0.57%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.34%) ODBC
5 3 (0.34%) .NET
6 2 (0.23%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.23%) COM
6 2 (0.23%) JSP
6 2 (0.23%) LAMP
7 1 (0.11%) WAMP
7 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (8.26%) Blackberry
2 64 (7.24%) Thin Client
2 64 (7.24%) Fat Client
3 40 (4.52%) Clustering
4 16 (1.81%) Replication
4 16 (1.81%) PDA
5 15 (1.70%) iPad
5 15 (1.70%) PKI
6 12 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 10 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.13%) EqualLogic
8 8 (0.90%) CMDB
8 8 (0.90%) iPhone
9 5 (0.57%) Celerra
9 5 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.57%) CLARiiON
10 4 (0.45%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.45%) SecurID
10 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 723 (81.79%) Windows
2 412 (46.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 270 (30.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 240 (27.15%) Windows 7
5 142 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (11.76%) Windows XP
7 50 (5.66%) Linux
8 30 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 22 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 21 (2.38%) UNIX
11 11 (1.24%) Windows 2000
12 10 (1.13%) Mac OS X
13 9 (1.02%) Solaris
14 6 (0.68%) AIX
15 5 (0.57%) Windows Vista
16 4 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
18 2 (0.23%) Android
19 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (14.93%) ITIL
2 95 (10.75%) Migration
3 33 (3.73%) Service Management
4 30 (3.39%) Incident Management
5 29 (3.28%) ITSM
6 25 (2.83%) Change Management
6 25 (2.83%) Project Management
7 23 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (2.60%) Problem Management
8 20 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (1.92%) Service Delivery
10 16 (1.81%) Configuration Management
11 14 (1.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 14 (1.58%) Performance Monitoring
12 13 (1.47%) Performance Management
12 13 (1.47%) BCP
13 11 (1.24%) PRINCE2
14 10 (1.13%) Identity Management
14 10 (1.13%) Business Continuity
15 9 (1.02%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 93 (10.52%) SQL
2 82 (9.28%) PowerShell
3 40 (4.52%) VBScript
4 24 (2.71%) VB
5 20 (2.26%) C
6 9 (1.02%) Java
7 7 (0.79%) C#
8 5 (0.57%) Perl
8 5 (0.57%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.23%) ABAP
9 2 (0.23%) VBA
9 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 101 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 94 (10.63%) Security Cleared
3 81 (9.16%) SC Cleared
4 80 (9.05%) Citrix Certification
5 59 (6.67%) MCSE
6 51 (5.77%) CCA
7 35 (3.96%) MCITP
7 35 (3.96%) CCEA
8 33 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (3.05%) MCP
10 27 (3.05%) CCNA
10 27 (3.05%) CCEE
11 16 (1.81%) DV Cleared
11 16 (1.81%) MCSA
12 9 (1.02%) Degree
13 7 (0.79%) CCNP
13 7 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (0.57%) VCP4
14 5 (0.57%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.85%) SLA
2 7 (0.79%) QA
3 6 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 489 (55.32%) Active Directory
2 274 (31.00%) XenDesktop
3 255 (28.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 181 (20.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 152 (17.19%) vSphere
6 143 (16.18%) XenServer
7 86 (9.73%) Hyper-V
8 80 (9.05%) VMware ESX
9 58 (6.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 43 (4.86%) VMware ESXi
11 32 (3.62%) Terminal Services
12 20 (2.26%) Xen
13 17 (1.92%) VMware Server
14 13 (1.47%) MetaFrame
15 10 (1.13%) NLBS
16 9 (1.02%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.90%) NFS
18 5 (0.57%) UAG
18 5 (0.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 4 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 215 (24.32%) SCCM
2 56 (6.33%) Backup Exec
3 45 (5.09%) SCOM
4 15 (1.70%) WSUS
4 15 (1.70%) NetBackup
5 14 (1.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 12 (1.36%) HP Data Protector
7 11 (1.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 10 (1.13%) ARCserve
9 9 (1.02%) HP SIM
9 9 (1.02%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 8 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 7 (0.79%) AppDNA
11 7 (0.79%) XenMobile
12 5 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.57%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 862 (97.51%) Citrix
2 493 (55.77%) VMware
3 405 (45.81%) Microsoft
4 135 (15.27%) HP
5 118 (13.35%) Cisco
6 108 (12.22%) AppSense
7 64 (7.24%) NetApp
8 60 (6.79%) EMC
9 59 (6.67%) Symantec
10 50 (5.66%) Dell
11 38 (4.30%) Apple
12 36 (4.07%) IBM
12 36 (4.07%) Wyse
13 29 (3.28%) Oracle
14 28 (3.17%) CheckPoint
15 27 (3.05%) Juniper
16 20 (2.26%) Altiris
17 19 (2.15%) Red Hat
17 19 (2.15%) Meru Networks
18 18 (2.04%) Compaq
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London
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Rate: £400 - £401 per day
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Rate: £180 to £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
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Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £630.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £16.00 - £19.00 per hour
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Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 per day
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MBA Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £380 per annum
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City, London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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London
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West Yorkshire
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Carlisle, Cumbria
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Kent
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