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 23 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 65 70 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the System Software category 1.54% 4.10% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £31.56 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.09% +26.22%
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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
130 122 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.37% 12.21% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 51 35
Average daily rate £323 £350 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.85% +9.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 16
Average hourly rate £19.50 £15.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.86% -32.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.60 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £21.40 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 23 January 2015, 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 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 10 (76.92%) Windows
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) DHCP
7 4 (30.77%) DNS
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (23.08%) SCCM
8 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
8 3 (23.08%) vSphere
8 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (15.38%) Clustering
9 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (15.38%) Symantec
9 2 (15.38%) DMZ
9 2 (15.38%) PhD
9 2 (15.38%) NetApp
9 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
10 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (7.69%) CCEE

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) DMZ
2 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) Internet
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Time Management
1 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) PhD
3 1 (7.69%) CCEE
3 1 (7.69%) CCIA
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) XenDesktop
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) vSphere
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
5 1 (7.69%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Symantec
4 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 1 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Altiris