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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 28 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 11 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.89% 3.04% 2.11%
As % of the System Software category 24.44% 17.65% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
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£425 £500 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +122.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £326
% change year-on-year
- -7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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
45 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.90% 17.23% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 25 25
Average daily rate £400 £450 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +111.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £246 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.21% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £11.35 £11.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% -43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.50 £18.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.27 £25.05 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Dartford - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
4 13 (65.00%) Advertising
5 12 (60.00%) vSphere
6 11 (55.00%) SCCM
7 10 (50.00%) Firewall
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (35.00%) Cisco
9 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
10 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (25.00%) LAN
11 5 (25.00%) WAN
11 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (20.00%) CCNP
12 4 (20.00%) CCNA
12 4 (20.00%) MCSE
12 4 (20.00%) MPLS
12 4 (20.00%) OSPF
12 4 (20.00%) BCP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (85.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) MPLS
3 4 (20.00%) OSPF
3 4 (20.00%) BGP
3 4 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 2 (10.00%) VLAN
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) NAS
General
1 13 (65.00%) Advertising
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (55.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (20.00%) BCP
3 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Data Security
4 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Information Governance
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
5 1 (5.00%) Network Design
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) vSphere
3 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
4 6 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
7 2 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (10.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) HP SIM
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (10.00%) Veeam
5 2 (10.00%) Veritas
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Intel