The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Reading 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 56 69 70
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.44% 0.93% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 10.00% 8.18% 7.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 5
Average daily rate
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£295 £385 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.37% -9.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.78%
System Software Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
130 110 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.43% 11.41% 9.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 46 57
Average daily rate £350 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 12
Average hourly rate £17.07 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.92% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.65 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
XenApp
Berkshire

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (65.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
7 5 (25.00%) Symantec
7 5 (25.00%) HP
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) SCCM
7 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (20.00%) XenServer
8 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (20.00%) MCP
8 4 (20.00%) MCSE
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) DHCP
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Publishing
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Wintel Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Release Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.00%) Clustering
2 3 (15.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (15.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 3 (15.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) MCP
1 4 (20.00%) MCSE
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (15.00%) CCA
2 3 (15.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCSA
3 1 (5.00%) MCDST
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 6 (30.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (20.00%) XenServer
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (15.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (15.00%) ARCserve
3 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
4 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) Symantec
4 3 (15.00%) AppSense
5 2 (10.00%) Altiris
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 2 (10.00%) NetIQ
5 2 (10.00%) CA
6 1 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Fujitsu
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