The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 191 168 152
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -16
Contract jobs citing XenApp 84 83 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.90% 1.02%
As % of the System Software category 7.37% 7.70% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 66 52
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £473 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -33.33%
XenApp
England

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

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1139 1078 1076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.50% 11.70% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 633 548 528
Average daily rate £338 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 137 130
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.50 £31.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +12 28 £300 -7.69% 2
Kent 0 11 £369 -7.81% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £295 -9.23%
Oxfordshire -10 8 £231 -10.19%
West Sussex -7 7 £305 +74.28% 1
Surrey -9 7 £400 +33.33% 2
East Sussex +5 5 £325 +36.84% 1
Berkshire -15 5 - - 2
Middlesex +3 3 £355 -29.00%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 162 (95.29%) Citrix
2 149 (87.65%) Windows
3 131 (77.06%) VMware
4 97 (57.06%) Active Directory
5 77 (45.29%) vSphere
6 74 (43.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (42.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (41.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 70 (41.18%) XenDesktop
10 64 (37.65%) MS Exchange
11 59 (34.71%) Microsoft
12 54 (31.76%) Firewall
13 47 (27.65%) SCCM
14 46 (27.06%) Windows 7
15 45 (26.47%) SAN
16 44 (25.88%) DNS
17 43 (25.29%) Cisco
18 42 (24.71%) PowerShell
19 40 (23.53%) DHCP
19 40 (23.53%) NetScaler
20 39 (22.94%) WAN
21 38 (22.35%) SQL Server
21 38 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2007
22 36 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
23 35 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
24 34 (20.00%) LAN
25 33 (19.41%) ITIL
26 31 (18.24%) HP
27 30 (17.65%) MS Office
27 30 (17.65%) Data Centre

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 64 (37.65%) MS Exchange
2 38 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2007
3 36 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (14.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (12.94%) IIS
6 17 (10.00%) Lync
7 11 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (2.94%) Apache
8 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
8 5 (2.94%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (17.65%) MS Office
2 29 (17.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.29%) Office 365
2 8 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 54 (31.76%) Firewall
2 45 (26.47%) SAN
3 44 (25.88%) DNS
4 40 (23.53%) DHCP
4 40 (23.53%) NetScaler
5 39 (22.94%) WAN
6 34 (20.00%) LAN
7 25 (14.71%) VPN
8 14 (8.24%) Fibre Channel
9 11 (6.47%) MPLS
10 10 (5.88%) Internet
10 10 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (5.29%) OSPF
11 9 (5.29%) BGP
11 9 (5.29%) TCP/IP
12 7 (4.12%) FCoE
13 6 (3.53%) BIG-IP
13 6 (3.53%) VLAN
14 5 (2.94%) Wireshark
14 5 (2.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.24%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.18%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.59%) MSI
General
1 11 (6.47%) Finance
2 4 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.76%) Back Office
4 2 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Law
5 1 (0.59%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (15.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (14.12%) Architect
3 23 (13.53%) Analyst
4 20 (11.76%) Consultant
5 16 (9.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (9.41%) Infrastructure Architect
6 13 (7.65%) Citrix Engineer
6 13 (7.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (5.88%) Administrator
8 9 (5.29%) Support Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (5.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (4.71%) Citrix Consultant
9 8 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.71%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.12%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.12%) Citrix Specialist
11 6 (3.53%) Citrix Administrator
11 6 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (3.53%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.53%) Web Services
2 4 (2.35%) .NET
3 3 (1.76%) Application Packaging
4 2 (1.18%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.53%) User Experience
2 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.53%) Clustering
3 5 (2.94%) PKI
3 5 (2.94%) Replication
4 4 (2.35%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.35%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.35%) Informatics
4 4 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.76%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.18%) BYOD
6 2 (1.18%) EMC VNXe
6 2 (1.18%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.18%) iSeries
7 1 (0.59%) Telematics
7 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 149 (87.65%) Windows
2 74 (43.53%) Windows Server 2012
3 72 (42.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (27.06%) Windows 7
5 35 (20.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (5.29%) Linux
7 8 (4.71%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.12%) UNIX
9 6 (3.53%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.76%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.59%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.59%) Android
12 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.41%) ITIL
2 15 (8.82%) Change Management
3 14 (8.24%) Migration
4 13 (7.65%) Project Management
4 13 (7.65%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (6.47%) Infrastructure Management
6 9 (5.29%) Incident Management
6 9 (5.29%) Patch Management
6 9 (5.29%) Capacity Management
7 8 (4.71%) Configuration Management
7 8 (4.71%) Problem Management
8 7 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.53%) PRINCE2
9 6 (3.53%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (2.94%) SIEM
10 5 (2.94%) Data Migration
10 5 (2.94%) Mobile Device Management
10 5 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (2.94%) Supplier Management
11 4 (2.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.71%) PowerShell
2 16 (9.41%) SQL
3 13 (7.65%) VBScript
4 5 (2.94%) VB
4 5 (2.94%) Python
4 5 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.94%) Perl
5 2 (1.18%) C
6 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (15.88%) MCSE
3 21 (12.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
5 14 (8.24%) SC Cleared
5 14 (8.24%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (8.24%) CCNA
6 10 (5.88%) CCA
6 10 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (4.12%) CCNP
7 7 (4.12%) VCP4
7 7 (4.12%) CCEE
7 7 (4.12%) CCAA
7 7 (4.12%) VCP5
8 6 (3.53%) DV Cleared
9 5 (2.94%) VCAP
9 5 (2.94%) CCIA
10 4 (2.35%) Degree
10 4 (2.35%) MCSA
10 4 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 97 (57.06%) Active Directory
2 77 (45.29%) vSphere
3 71 (41.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 70 (41.18%) XenDesktop
5 27 (15.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (13.53%) VMware ESX
7 19 (11.18%) XenServer
8 17 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 9 (5.29%) Terminal Services
10 5 (2.94%) HDFS
11 4 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.35%) DFS Replication
12 3 (1.76%) Samba
13 2 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (1.18%) UAG
14 1 (0.59%) NDS
14 1 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 47 (27.65%) SCCM
2 14 (8.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 12 (7.06%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (5.29%) SCOM
5 7 (4.12%) vMotion
6 5 (2.94%) AirWatch
6 5 (2.94%) XenMobile
6 5 (2.94%) EdgeSight
6 5 (2.94%) Zenoss
6 5 (2.94%) Nagios
6 5 (2.94%) Foglight
7 3 (1.76%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.76%) HP SIM
7 3 (1.76%) WSUS
8 2 (1.18%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.18%) ARCserve
8 2 (1.18%) Unicenter
8 2 (1.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 162 (95.29%) Citrix
2 131 (77.06%) VMware
3 59 (34.71%) Microsoft
4 43 (25.29%) Cisco
5 31 (18.24%) HP
6 20 (11.76%) Oracle
6 20 (11.76%) AppSense
7 17 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 16 (9.41%) Symantec
8 16 (9.41%) CheckPoint
8 16 (9.41%) IBM
9 13 (7.65%) OpenText
9 13 (7.65%) Ventyx
10 11 (6.47%) 3PAR
11 9 (5.29%) Juniper
11 9 (5.29%) Veeam
12 6 (3.53%) Dell
12 6 (3.53%) EMC
12 6 (3.53%) NetApp
12 6 (3.53%) F5
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