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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 31 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 11 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.78% 2.69% 1.81%
As % of the System Software category 25.00% 16.33% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 1
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£425 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +77.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -0.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.47%
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
44 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 15.12% 16.50% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 25
Average daily rate £400 £363 £222
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +63.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -76.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Dartford - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (95.24%) Windows
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
1 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 17 (80.95%) MS Exchange
4 13 (61.90%) Advertising
5 12 (57.14%) vSphere
6 11 (52.38%) SCCM
7 10 (47.62%) Firewall
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
10 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (33.33%) Cisco
11 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 5 (23.81%) LAN
12 5 (23.81%) WAN
13 4 (19.05%) CCNP
13 4 (19.05%) CCNA
13 4 (19.05%) MCSE
13 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (19.05%) DNS
13 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
13 4 (19.05%) MPLS

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (80.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 5 (23.81%) LAN
2 5 (23.81%) WAN
3 4 (19.05%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) MPLS
3 4 (19.05%) OSPF
3 4 (19.05%) BGP
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) DHCP
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
6 1 (4.76%) NAS
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 13 (61.90%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Support Engineer
3 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Virtualisation Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
6 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Clustering
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
1 20 (95.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (19.05%) BCP
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Data Security
4 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Network Management
4 2 (9.52%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) MCSE
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 12 (57.14%) vSphere
3 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
4 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
7 2 (9.52%) VMware ESX
7 2 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (9.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (4.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (52.38%) SCCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (9.52%) HP SIM
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Citrix
2 18 (85.71%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 4 (19.05%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) Veritas
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam
7 1 (4.76%) Intel