The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Slough 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 28 39 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing XenApp 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 1.20% 0.36% 1.67%
As % of the System Software category 11.11% 8.33% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £235 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.17% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
27 12 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.84% 4.32% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 10
Average daily rate £260 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £363 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014, 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%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Android
4 1 (25.00%) iPhone
4 1 (25.00%) XenServer
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) iPad
4 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Handset
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPhone
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Polycom
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Lotus
4 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
Slough
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