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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 46 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.65% 2.55% 1.89%
As % of the System Software category 5.13% 12.96% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Average daily rate £375 £415 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +56.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £125 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £473 £277
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.54% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
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
39 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.75% 19.64% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 40 20
Average daily rate £450 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £700 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.20 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% -47.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.20 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.04 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Maidstone - 1 £325 -
XenApp
South East

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Publishing
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Foglight
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) BGP
1 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
1 2 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 1 (16.67%) DFS Replication
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (16.67%) Foglight
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) F5
3 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) HP