The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank - 32 29
Contract jobs citing XenApp 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 1.35% 1.27%
As % of the System Software category - 10.26% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £413 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.91 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -20.37%
XenApp
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
16 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.70% 13.13% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 26 10
Average daily rate £359 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £200 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £540 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.13
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in Slough

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Coaching
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) VCP5
2 2 (50.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (75.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESX
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) WSUS
2 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Veritas
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya