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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 198 216 176
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -40
Contract jobs citing XenApp 48 47 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.56% 0.49% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 4.86% 3.95% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 29 30
Average daily rate £325 £400 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +26.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £535 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
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
988 1189 1034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.54% 12.46% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 591 465
Average daily rate £350 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 121 140
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +11 15 £313 -39.32% 2
Hampshire +11 12 £300 +9.09% 5
Surrey -4 12 £425 +13.33% 9
East Sussex +12 4 £310 -17.33% 4
Kent -12 2 £375 -9.63% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £235 -27.69%
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
Sussex - 1 £425 -
West Sussex - 1 £475 -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 105 (99.06%) Citrix
2 91 (85.85%) Windows
3 78 (73.58%) Active Directory
4 77 (72.64%) Windows Server
5 74 (69.81%) VMware
6 51 (48.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 50 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 48 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
9 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
10 37 (34.91%) XenDesktop
11 36 (33.96%) vSphere
12 35 (33.02%) Windows Server 2003
13 31 (29.25%) XenServer
14 27 (25.47%) NetScaler
15 25 (23.58%) Windows 7
16 23 (21.70%) PowerShell
16 23 (21.70%) MS Exchange
17 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
17 22 (20.75%) DHCP
17 22 (20.75%) DNS
18 21 (19.81%) SCCM
19 19 (17.92%) Security Cleared
20 18 (16.98%) Project Management
21 17 (16.04%) ITIL
21 17 (16.04%) IIS
21 17 (16.04%) Infrastructure Management
22 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
22 16 (15.09%) Microsoft App-V
22 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
23 15 (14.15%) Change Management

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 23 (21.70%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.04%) IIS
3 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (13.21%) Skype for Business
4 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Excel
2 12 (11.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (25.47%) NetScaler
2 22 (20.75%) DHCP
2 22 (20.75%) DNS
3 13 (12.26%) WAN
4 10 (9.43%) SAN
5 9 (8.49%) Firewall
6 8 (7.55%) LAN
7 7 (6.60%) Internet
8 6 (5.66%) TCP/IP
9 4 (3.77%) FTP
9 4 (3.77%) HTTP
9 4 (3.77%) LDAP
10 3 (2.83%) MPLS
10 3 (2.83%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.83%) VLAN
10 3 (2.83%) VPN
10 3 (2.83%) Wireless
11 2 (1.89%) BIG-IP
11 2 (1.89%) Skype
11 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Back Office
2 5 (4.72%) Publishing
3 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (19.81%) Support Engineer
2 20 (18.87%) Consultant
3 19 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (16.04%) Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) Citrix Consultant
6 12 (11.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 12 (11.32%) Citrix Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Citrix Support
7 10 (9.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) Citrix Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 6 (5.66%) Architect
9 6 (5.66%) Server Support
9 6 (5.66%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (4.72%) IT Consultant
10 5 (4.72%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.94%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.72%) Clustering
3 5 (4.72%) PKI
4 4 (3.77%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.77%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.83%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.89%) BYOD
6 2 (1.89%) CMDB
6 2 (1.89%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.89%) iSeries
6 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.94%) Handset
7 1 (0.94%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 91 (85.85%) Windows
2 77 (72.64%) Windows Server
3 51 (48.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 50 (47.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 35 (33.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (23.58%) Windows 7
7 12 (11.32%) Linux
8 10 (9.43%) Unix
9 9 (8.49%) Windows 8
10 7 (6.60%) Windows XP
11 5 (4.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (3.77%) Windows 10
13 3 (2.83%) Windows 2000
14 2 (1.89%) AIX
15 1 (0.94%) Solaris
15 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.98%) Project Management
2 17 (16.04%) Infrastructure Management
2 17 (16.04%) ITIL
3 15 (14.15%) Change Management
4 6 (5.66%) Incident Management
4 6 (5.66%) Migration
5 4 (3.77%) Data Migration
5 4 (3.77%) PRINCE2
5 4 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (2.83%) Application Packaging
6 3 (2.83%) Performance Management
6 3 (2.83%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.83%) Service Management
7 2 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (1.89%) ITIL V3
7 2 (1.89%) Project Planning
7 2 (1.89%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (1.89%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (1.89%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.70%) PowerShell
2 13 (12.26%) SQL
3 6 (5.66%) C
4 4 (3.77%) VB
5 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (17.92%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.09%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.60%) MCSE
6 6 (5.66%) Citrix Certification
7 5 (4.72%) CCA
7 5 (4.72%) CCNA
7 5 (4.72%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (3.77%) CISSP
8 4 (3.77%) HNC
8 4 (3.77%) RHCSA
8 4 (3.77%) VCP5
9 3 (2.83%) DBS Check
10 2 (1.89%) CCEE
10 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.89%) MCITP
10 2 (1.89%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.94%) CCEA
11 1 (0.94%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) QA
3 2 (1.89%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.94%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 78 (73.58%) Active Directory
2 48 (45.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (34.91%) XenDesktop
4 36 (33.96%) vSphere
5 31 (29.25%) XenServer
6 16 (15.09%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (12.26%) VMware ESX
8 11 (10.38%) Hyper-V
8 11 (10.38%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (2.83%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.83%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.89%) UAG
11 2 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.94%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 21 (19.81%) SCCM
2 10 (9.43%) SCOM
3 7 (6.60%) EdgeSight
4 5 (4.72%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.72%) SCVMM
5 4 (3.77%) HP Data Protector
5 4 (3.77%) Nagios
5 4 (3.77%) SCOrch
5 4 (3.77%) WSUS
6 3 (2.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (2.83%) Unicenter
7 2 (1.89%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.89%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.89%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.89%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.94%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.94%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 105 (99.06%) Citrix
2 74 (69.81%) VMware
3 44 (41.51%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.15%) HP
5 14 (13.21%) NetApp
6 13 (12.26%) Cisco
7 11 (10.38%) AppSense
8 8 (7.55%) Wyse
9 5 (4.72%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.77%) Altiris
10 4 (3.77%) Remedy
10 4 (3.77%) Symantec
11 3 (2.83%) arcserve
11 3 (2.83%) Brocade
11 3 (2.83%) CA
11 3 (2.83%) Dell
11 3 (2.83%) IBM
11 3 (2.83%) Lumension
11 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.89%) Sonus
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