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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 32 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 4.39% 4.66% 3.28%
As % of the System Software category 35.14% 40.63% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 8
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £410 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £20.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -36.61%
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
37 32 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.50% 11.47% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 35
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £185 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 3 August 2015.

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 3 August 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
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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 -6 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £425 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - -
Tonbridge - 1 £475 -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) Windows
1 15 (93.75%) Citrix
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 14 (87.50%) XenDesktop
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
3 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (62.50%) SolarWinds
4 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (56.25%) vSphere
5 9 (56.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 8 (50.00%) LAN
6 8 (50.00%) WAN
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco
6 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 7 (43.75%) MPLS
7 7 (43.75%) OSPF
7 7 (43.75%) BGP
7 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
8 6 (37.50%) ITIL
8 6 (37.50%) MCSE
8 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (37.50%) SCCM
9 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 11 (68.75%) MS Exchange
1 11 (68.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (18.75%) Lync
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) LAN
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) MPLS
2 7 (43.75%) OSPF
2 7 (43.75%) BGP
3 4 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Server Support
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) VBScript
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) MCSE
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 14 (87.50%) XenDesktop
2 9 (56.25%) vSphere
3 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (12.50%) DFS Replication
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (56.25%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (37.50%) SCCM
3 4 (25.00%) Foglight
4 1 (6.25%) Nessus
4 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Citrix
1 15 (93.75%) VMware
2 10 (62.50%) SolarWinds
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.25%) NetApp
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) LogRhythm
6 1 (6.25%) Mercator
6 1 (6.25%) Wyse