The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 32 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.36% 3.50% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 31.71% 18.18% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +42.85%
XenApp
South East

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

System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
41 55 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.76% 19.23% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 28 23
Average daily rate £388 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £57.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -69.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Kent

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £350 -
Dartford - - - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (88.89%) MS Exchange
3 15 (83.33%) VMware
4 12 (66.67%) Advertising
5 10 (55.56%) Firewall
5 10 (55.56%) SCCM
6 9 (50.00%) vSphere
6 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco
8 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
9 5 (27.78%) WAN
10 4 (22.22%) MCSE
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (22.22%) CCNP
10 4 (22.22%) CCNA
10 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
10 4 (22.22%) MPLS
10 4 (22.22%) OSPF
10 4 (22.22%) BCP
10 4 (22.22%) BGP
10 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 16 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (27.78%) LAN
2 5 (27.78%) WAN
3 4 (22.22%) MPLS
3 4 (22.22%) OSPF
3 4 (22.22%) BGP
4 3 (16.67%) SAN
5 2 (11.11%) DNS
5 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) VPN
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.56%) NAS
General
1 12 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Support Engineer
3 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support
6 1 (5.56%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
1 17 (94.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) BCP
1 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Data Security
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
4 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) vSphere
3 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (11.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Citrix
2 15 (83.33%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Veritas