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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 33 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 2.96% 1.67% 0.71%
As % of the System Software category 17.39% 9.52% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£345 £265 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.18% -18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £253 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £277 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% +26.22%
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
46 42 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 17.04% 17.57% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 30
Average daily rate £415 £250 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £300 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £10.20 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.25% -15.78%
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 23 January 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 23 January 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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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 - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Snodland - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (94.44%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (66.67%) VMware
6 10 (55.56%) vSphere
7 9 (50.00%) SCCM
7 9 (50.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
9 7 (38.89%) Finance
9 7 (38.89%) Advertising
9 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
10 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (33.33%) MS Office
10 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
11 5 (27.78%) LAN
11 5 (27.78%) WAN
11 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
12 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
12 4 (22.22%) Banking
12 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
12 4 (22.22%) AdminStudio
12 4 (22.22%) SQL
12 4 (22.22%) VBScript
12 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
12 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (22.22%) Cisco

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (16.67%) IIS
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) LAN
1 5 (27.78%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) BIG-IP
3 2 (11.11%) VLAN
3 2 (11.11%) BGP
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) MPLS
3 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (5.56%) DHCP
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) AdminStudio
2 2 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
1 7 (38.89%) Advertising
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Packager
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
4 2 (11.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (38.89%) Windows 7
4 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (11.11%) UNIX
8 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Change Management
1 3 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Software Distribution
2 2 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
2 2 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (5.56%) BCP
3 1 (5.56%) SOA
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.56%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
1 4 (22.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) CCNP
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) vSphere
3 9 (50.00%) XenDesktop
4 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (5.56%) Terminal Services
7 1 (5.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (16.67%) SCOM
2 3 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (11.11%) HP SIM
3 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 2 (11.11%) Foglight
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) F5
6 2 (11.11%) Veeam
6 2 (11.11%) Wyse
6 2 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (11.11%) Reuters
6 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
7 1 (5.56%) Intel
7 1 (5.56%) Mercator