The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 50 60 61
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.69% 0.16% 0.90%
As % of the System Software category 6.67% 1.32% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £375 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +76.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
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 Hertfordshire region.

System Software Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
60 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 10.42% 11.97% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 32
Average daily rate £350 £475 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +39.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £200 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £538 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% +128.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.75 £14.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 14 (87.50%) Windows
1 14 (87.50%) Citrix
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (56.25%) Office 365
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 6 (37.50%) DHCP
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
6 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 6 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
6 6 (37.50%) vSphere
7 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (31.25%) Linux
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
8 4 (25.00%) LAN
8 4 (25.00%) WAN
8 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (25.00%) Web Services
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) AppSense
8 4 (25.00%) Advertising
8 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (25.00%) SCCM

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Office 365
2 4 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (12.50%) Amazon S3
3 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
2 4 (25.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 4 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (25.00%) Advertising
2 3 (18.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Support
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Data Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 2 (12.50%) High Availability
2 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (37.50%) vSphere
3 6 (37.50%) XenDesktop
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (12.50%) Docker
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) XenMobile
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) SCOM
2 2 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (6.25%) Bacula
3 1 (6.25%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Citrix
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) AppSense
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) Sophos
6 3 (18.75%) ThinPrint
7 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
7 2 (12.50%) HP
7 2 (12.50%) NetApp
7 2 (12.50%) Symantec