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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 50 44 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.51% 2.08% 1.97%
As % of the System Software category 15.38% 15.05% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £385 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £300 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £27.88 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-28.58% +42.94%
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
52 93 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.81% 13.82% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 54 40
Average daily rate £275 £356 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% +43.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £137 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.70 £19.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 5 May 2015. 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 +6 2 £400 +6.66%
XenApp
East of England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 17 (89.47%) Citrix
2 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
3 15 (78.95%) HP
4 14 (73.68%) SQL
5 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
6 12 (63.16%) 3PAR
7 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (47.37%) SAN
8 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (42.11%) Lync
9 8 (42.11%) Linux
10 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
10 7 (36.84%) DHCP
10 7 (36.84%) DNS
10 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
10 7 (36.84%) Clustering
10 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (31.58%) Finance
12 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (26.32%) Brocade
12 5 (26.32%) ITIL
12 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
13 4 (21.05%) VMS
13 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
13 4 (21.05%) Red Hat
13 4 (21.05%) CentOS

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 8 (42.11%) Lync
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) DHCP
2 7 (36.84%) DNS
3 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
4 2 (10.53%) LDAP
4 2 (10.53%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Applications Packager
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Support
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (42.11%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) CentOS
6 4 (21.05%) VMS
7 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Change Management
2 1 (5.26%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (47.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (36.84%) XenDesktop
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (10.53%) XenServer
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Server
5 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Citrix
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 15 (78.95%) HP
4 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
5 12 (63.16%) 3PAR
6 5 (26.32%) Brocade
7 4 (21.05%) Red Hat