The first table below looks at the demand for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 25 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 North East 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 49 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing XenApp 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.56% - 1.38%
As % of the System Software category 6.38% - 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£290 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.78%
System Software Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
47 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 8.74% 11.01% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 13 30
Average daily rate £280 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.90 £10.50 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £12.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the North East

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
5 2 (33.33%) AppSense
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) UAG
6 1 (16.67%) Lync
6 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) XenServer
6 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) WSUS
6 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) SCOM
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) CCA
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (16.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) AppSense
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) NetApp