The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Kent region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 24 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.04% 2.20% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 41.38% 8.96% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £203
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +72.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.58% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.56%
System Software Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
29 67 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.18% 24.54% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 18
Average daily rate £350 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -76.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenApp
South East

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 14 July 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 14 July 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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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 - 4 £350 -
Dartford - - - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Firewall
4 8 (61.54%) Advertising
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
6 5 (38.46%) vSphere
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) MCSE
7 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 4 (30.77%) WAN
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (30.77%) CCNP
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (30.77%) MPLS
7 4 (30.77%) OSPF
7 4 (30.77%) BCP
7 4 (30.77%) BGP
7 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 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 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Firewall
2 4 (30.77%) MPLS
2 4 (30.77%) OSPF
2 4 (30.77%) BGP
2 4 (30.77%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) WAN
3 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) NAS
General
1 8 (61.54%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
3 7 (53.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (38.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
1 12 (92.31%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) BCP
2 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) CCNP
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) XenDesktop
2 5 (38.46%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
4 4 (30.77%) CheckPoint
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds