The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 63 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.91% 0.41% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 7.53% 4.92% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£250 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

System Software Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
93 61 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.09% 8.27% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 13 10
Average daily rate £350 £325 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £370 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.71 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £16.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.74% -11.42%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the Milton Keynes region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the Milton Keynes region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (60.00%) XenMobile
5 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
5 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (50.00%) User Experience
6 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (50.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
8 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (20.00%) vSphere
8 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) SLA
8 2 (20.00%) Cisco
9 1 (10.00%) VPN
9 1 (10.00%) DNS

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) IPsec
2 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
1 5 (50.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) MCP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) CCA
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCEA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VCAP
2 1 (10.00%) CCIA
2 1 (10.00%) MCTS
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) AppSense