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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 30 26 40
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.79% 4.14% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 20.00% 23.91% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £262 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £382 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £344
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £31.56 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-15.22% +48.49%
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
40 46 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.94% 17.29% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 27 25
Average daily rate £425 £300 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £478 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 18
Average hourly rate £10.20 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -28.94%
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +2 2 £450 +80.00%
Dartford - - - - 1
Faversham - - - -
Snodland - - - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
5 14 (73.68%) VMware
6 13 (68.42%) SCCM
7 12 (63.16%) vSphere
8 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
9 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
10 8 (42.11%) Advertising
10 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
11 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
11 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
12 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
12 6 (31.58%) Firewall
13 5 (26.32%) Cisco
13 5 (26.32%) LAN
13 5 (26.32%) WAN
13 5 (26.32%) ITIL
13 5 (26.32%) Finance
13 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
13 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
14 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
14 4 (21.05%) Banking
14 4 (21.05%) Application Packaging

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (52.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (15.79%) IIS
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) LAN
2 5 (26.32%) WAN
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) SAN
4 2 (10.53%) MPLS
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
4 2 (10.53%) VLAN
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) AdminStudio
2 2 (10.53%) MSI
General
1 8 (42.11%) Advertising
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Packager
4 2 (10.53%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Packager
5 1 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) UNIX
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (15.79%) BCP
2 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) Data Security
3 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.26%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
1 4 (21.05%) VBScript
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.53%) MCSE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) vSphere
3 9 (47.37%) XenDesktop
4 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (31.58%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (21.05%) Hyper-V
7 2 (10.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (10.53%) VMware ESX
8 1 (5.26%) Xen
8 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) SCOM
2 3 (15.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (10.53%) HP SIM
3 2 (10.53%) Foglight
3 2 (10.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 5 (26.32%) SolarWinds
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Veeam
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Reuters
5 2 (10.53%) Bloomberg
5 2 (10.53%) Wyse
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
5 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Mercator
6 1 (5.26%) Intel