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 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 69 68 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.82% 0.11% 0.40%
As % of the System Software category 6.50% 0.72% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
Average daily rate £225 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +3.89%
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
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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
123 139 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.64% 15.92% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 73 57
Average daily rate £340 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.42% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £139 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 16
Average hourly rate £55.55 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.87% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.59 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (92.31%) Windows
3 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
5 9 (69.23%) VMware
6 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (46.15%) MCSE
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (38.46%) HP
8 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
9 4 (30.77%) RHCSA
9 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
9 4 (30.77%) Nagios
9 4 (30.77%) Remedy
9 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (30.77%) Altiris
9 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
9 4 (30.77%) SLA
9 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 4 (30.77%) CCNA
9 4 (30.77%) Linux
9 4 (30.77%) ITIL
9 4 (30.77%) HNC
9 4 (30.77%) Unix
10 3 (23.08%) DNS
10 3 (23.08%) DHCP
10 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) DHCP
1 3 (23.08%) DNS
1 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) LAN
2 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) IPv4
3 1 (7.69%) IPv6
3 1 (7.69%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (23.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux Support
3 4 (30.77%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (7.69%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Unix
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
9 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (30.77%) CCNA
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) HNC
2 4 (30.77%) RHCSA
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (15.38%) CCA
4 2 (15.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (7.69%) CCEA
5 1 (7.69%) CCEE
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (23.08%) XenServer
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) Nagios
1 4 (30.77%) NetBackup
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) Altiris
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Remedy
5 1 (7.69%) EMC
5 1 (7.69%) ProCurve