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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 184 174 139
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -35
Contract jobs citing XenApp 75 65 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.77% 1.29%
As % of the System Software category 5.98% 5.96% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 36 77
Average daily rate
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£368 £319 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £387 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -18.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £31.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-30.64% +55.00%
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
1254 1091 863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.94% 12.89% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 645 500 392
Average daily rate £350 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 167 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.30 £26.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 -1 18 £325 - 3
Surrey -6 15 £225 -33.33% 2
Berkshire +7 14 £338 -6.25% 4
Kent -1 10 £450 +21.62% 1
Buckinghamshire -16 6 £313 +17.92% 1
West Sussex +5 5 £425 -5.55% 5
Middlesex +7 3 £525 -
Oxfordshire -20 1 £450 +38.46%
Thames Valley - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 2
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 149 (99.33%) Citrix
2 122 (81.33%) Windows
3 103 (68.67%) VMware
4 99 (66.00%) Active Directory
5 67 (44.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 58 (38.67%) Microsoft
7 55 (36.67%) XenDesktop
8 54 (36.00%) MS Exchange
9 48 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 40 (26.67%) Cisco
12 38 (25.33%) vSphere
13 37 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 29 (19.33%) SCCM
16 26 (17.33%) WAN
16 26 (17.33%) Firewall
17 25 (16.67%) DNS
17 25 (16.67%) NetScaler
18 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
18 23 (15.33%) ITIL
19 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
19 22 (14.67%) LAN
19 22 (14.67%) HP
20 21 (14.00%) Windows XP
20 21 (14.00%) Microsoft App-V
20 21 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
21 19 (12.67%) VMware ESX
21 19 (12.67%) SAN
22 18 (12.00%) DHCP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 54 (36.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (14.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (11.33%) Lync
4 14 (9.33%) IIS
5 10 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (3.33%) SharePoint
9 3 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.00%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.67%) CMS
10 1 (0.67%) Moodle
10 1 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.33%) MS Office
3 3 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.67%) Office 365
2 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (17.33%) WAN
1 26 (17.33%) Firewall
2 25 (16.67%) DNS
2 25 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 22 (14.67%) LAN
4 19 (12.67%) SAN
5 18 (12.00%) DHCP
6 10 (6.67%) Internet
7 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
7 8 (5.33%) MPLS
8 6 (4.00%) BGP
8 6 (4.00%) OSPF
9 5 (3.33%) NAS
10 4 (2.67%) VPN
10 4 (2.67%) VoIP
11 3 (2.00%) BIG-IP
11 3 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (1.33%) Wireless
12 2 (1.33%) DMZ
12 2 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MSI
2 3 (2.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.67%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (8.67%) Advertising
2 12 (8.00%) Finance
3 10 (6.67%) Back Office
4 3 (2.00%) Marketing
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 34 (22.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (14.00%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.00%) Consultant
3 15 (10.00%) Analyst
4 12 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 12 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 12 (8.00%) Architect
5 11 (7.33%) Citrix Consultant
6 10 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.00%) Citrix Analyst
8 6 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.33%) Citrix Support
9 5 (3.33%) Administrator
10 4 (2.67%) Support Technician
10 4 (2.67%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.67%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Project Manager
10 4 (2.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (2.67%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.67%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.00%) Web Services
3 3 (2.00%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.67%) WAMP
4 1 (0.67%) HTML
4 1 (0.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.67%) Clustering
2 9 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.67%) Fat Client
3 7 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 5 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.00%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 122 (81.33%) Windows
2 67 (44.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (32.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (29.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 21 (14.00%) Windows XP
7 11 (7.33%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.67%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.00%) Linux
10 5 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.33%) Solaris
11 4 (2.67%) AIX
12 3 (2.00%) UNIX
13 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.33%) ITIL
2 7 (4.67%) Change Management
2 7 (4.67%) Service Management
3 6 (4.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (4.00%) Migration
4 5 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 5 (3.33%) BCP
4 5 (3.33%) Project Management
4 5 (3.33%) ITSM
4 5 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (2.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (2.67%) E-Commerce
5 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.00%) Validation
6 3 (2.00%) Workflow
6 3 (2.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.00%) Identity Management
7 2 (1.33%) Server Monitoring
7 2 (1.33%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (1.33%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.33%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.67%) SQL
3 9 (6.00%) VB
4 6 (4.00%) VBScript
5 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.33%) C
6 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.33%) CCNA
4 8 (5.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.67%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.00%) CCA
6 6 (4.00%) CCNP
6 6 (4.00%) MCSE
6 6 (4.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (1.33%) CCEE
7 2 (1.33%) PhD
7 2 (1.33%) MCP
7 2 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.67%) CCEA
8 1 (0.67%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.67%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (66.00%) Active Directory
2 55 (36.67%) XenDesktop
3 38 (25.33%) vSphere
4 37 (24.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (14.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 19 (12.67%) VMware ESX
7 17 (11.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 17 (11.33%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 12 (8.00%) XenServer
10 10 (6.67%) Terminal Services
11 3 (2.00%) MetaFrame
12 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (1.33%) Xen
12 2 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.67%) Sendmail
13 1 (0.67%) NLBS
13 1 (0.67%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (19.33%) SCCM
2 7 (4.67%) SCOM
2 7 (4.67%) ARCserve
2 7 (4.67%) HP SIM
3 5 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (3.33%) EdgeSight
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 4 (2.67%) Unicenter
4 4 (2.67%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.33%) Foglight
6 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
6 2 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (1.33%) WSUS
7 1 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 149 (99.33%) Citrix
2 103 (68.67%) VMware
3 58 (38.67%) Microsoft
4 40 (26.67%) Cisco
5 22 (14.67%) HP
6 14 (9.33%) AppSense
7 9 (6.00%) NetApp
8 8 (5.33%) Oracle
8 8 (5.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.33%) Symantec
9 7 (4.67%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.67%) IBM
9 7 (4.67%) CA
10 6 (4.00%) Veeam
10 6 (4.00%) Altiris
11 5 (3.33%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.67%) Lumension
12 4 (2.67%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.67%) Mitel
13 3 (2.00%) Veritas
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