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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 63 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 5.93% 3.73% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £120 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £348
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +57.77%
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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
135 161 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.79% 14.44% 7.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 28
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £123 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 18
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £23.80 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 December 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 December 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 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
4 12 (63.16%) VMware
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) XenDesktop
6 6 (31.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) NetScaler
7 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) SCCM
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
7 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
8 4 (21.05%) DHCP
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) vSphere
9 3 (15.79%) Symantec
9 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
9 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
10 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 2 (10.53%) PhD
10 2 (10.53%) WAN
10 2 (10.53%) HP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) NetScaler
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) DHCP
4 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) DMZ
5 1 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Architect
1 4 (21.05%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (26.32%) Windows 7
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
1 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
1 1 (5.26%) Time Management
1 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) PhD
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CCEE
3 1 (5.26%) CCIA
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (57.89%) XenDesktop
3 6 (31.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
5 4 (21.05%) vSphere
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
7 1 (5.26%) NFS
7 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) AppSense
5 2 (10.53%) Altiris
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) Veritas
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.26%) NetIQ
6 1 (5.26%) CA