The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 56 76 91
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 11 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 0.69% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 7.80% 8.86% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Average daily rate
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£289 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £363 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.48% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.07
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +49.47%
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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 Reading region.

System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
141 79 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.28% 7.77% 10.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 29 66
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.25 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.83% -36.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £20.89 £26.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.80 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +6.45%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Reading

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (78.95%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
6 7 (36.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
7 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
8 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (26.32%) Symantec
8 5 (26.32%) HP
8 5 (26.32%) SCCM
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
9 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
9 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
9 4 (21.05%) MCP
9 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (36.84%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) LAN
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
3 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Wintel Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Release Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Thin Client
1 3 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 3 (15.79%) Clustering
1 3 (15.79%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) MCP
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) MCDST
5 1 (5.26%) MCITP
5 1 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (5.26%) MCSA
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) XenDesktop
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (31.58%) VMware ESX
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (15.79%) Terminal Services
8 1 (5.26%) NFS
8 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 4 (21.05%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (21.05%) NetBackup
2 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
3 3 (15.79%) ARCserve
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) Symantec
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) AppSense
4 3 (15.79%) Altiris
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) NetIQ
5 2 (10.53%) CA
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat