The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 51 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing XenApp 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.16% 1.52% 1.96%
As % of the System Software category 5.95% 13.56% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 11
Average daily rate £425 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.91 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -20.37%
XenApp
East of 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 Essex region.

System Software Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
84 59 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.53% 11.22% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 63
Average daily rate £310 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 8 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £23.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.78% +67.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Essex

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Colchester -11 1 £425 +6.25%
XenApp
East of England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
4 3 (30.00%) Terminal Server
4 3 (30.00%) Firewall
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) IIS
5 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
1 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) DHCP
2 2 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (20.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Packager
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix Support
3 2 (20.00%) Server Support
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) High Availability
1 2 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) VBScript
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (30.00%) Terminal Server
3 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (20.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 2 (20.00%) HP