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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 180 179 142
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Contract jobs citing XenApp 75 61 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.80% 0.68% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 6.57% 6.09% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 32 51
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£375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.50 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.51% -45.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £11.75 £20.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.00 £35.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -6.97%
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
1141 1002 1029
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.23% 11.19% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 474 487
Average daily rate £358 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.88% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £145 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 144 173
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.95 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.43% -13.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 +16 30 £340 +28.30% 1
Berkshire -5 14 £495 +35.61% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £275 -8.33%
East Sussex -6 8 £413 +10.00%
Surrey -12 7 £250 -35.48% 7
Kent +5 4 £425 +36.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £290 -
West Sussex - 1 £438 -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 121 (90.30%) Citrix
2 100 (74.63%) Windows
3 85 (63.43%) VMware
4 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
5 66 (49.25%) XenDesktop
6 54 (40.30%) Microsoft
7 45 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (32.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (30.60%) SCCM
10 40 (29.85%) Security Cleared
10 40 (29.85%) MS Exchange
11 36 (26.87%) AppSense
12 35 (26.12%) vSphere
13 33 (24.63%) Windows 7
13 33 (24.63%) Firewall
13 33 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
14 30 (22.39%) DNS
14 30 (22.39%) SAN
15 29 (21.64%) Hyper-V
16 27 (20.15%) PowerShell
16 27 (20.15%) Microsoft App-V
16 27 (20.15%) SQL
16 27 (20.15%) NetScaler
17 25 (18.66%) WAN
18 23 (17.16%) DHCP
18 23 (17.16%) LAN
18 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
19 21 (15.67%) MS Office
19 21 (15.67%) HP
19 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (29.85%) MS Exchange
2 21 (15.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (8.21%) IIS
4 11 (8.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (5.97%) Lync
6 5 (3.73%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.73%) Apache
6 5 (3.73%) Tomcat
7 4 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (15.67%) MS Office
2 13 (9.70%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (24.63%) Firewall
2 30 (22.39%) DNS
2 30 (22.39%) SAN
3 27 (20.15%) NetScaler
4 25 (18.66%) WAN
5 23 (17.16%) DHCP
5 23 (17.16%) LAN
6 11 (8.21%) Fibre Channel
7 9 (6.72%) VPN
8 6 (4.48%) TCP/IP
9 5 (3.73%) SSL
9 5 (3.73%) SMTP
9 5 (3.73%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.73%) Wireshark
10 4 (2.99%) VLAN
10 4 (2.99%) FCoE
10 4 (2.99%) NAS
11 3 (2.24%) SNMP
11 3 (2.24%) MPLS
11 3 (2.24%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.16%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (5.22%) MSI
2 4 (2.99%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.24%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 9 (6.72%) Finance
2 5 (3.73%) Banking
3 4 (2.99%) Advertising
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.24%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.75%) Publishing
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (16.42%) Consultant
2 18 (13.43%) Architect
3 17 (12.69%) Analyst
4 15 (11.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (8.21%) Infrastructure Architect
6 11 (8.21%) Citrix Consultant
6 11 (8.21%) Security Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Server Engineer
8 8 (5.97%) Citrix Engineer
9 7 (5.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.48%) Technical Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (3.73%) Citrix Support
12 4 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
12 4 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.99%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) Application Packaging
2 4 (2.99%) Web Services
3 3 (2.24%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.75%) .NET
4 1 (0.75%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) PKI
2 7 (5.22%) User Experience
2 7 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) Replication
4 3 (2.24%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.24%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.24%) Clustering
4 3 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.49%) Informatics
5 2 (1.49%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.75%) iSeries
6 1 (0.75%) Telematics
6 1 (0.75%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 100 (74.63%) Windows
2 43 (32.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (24.63%) Windows 7
3 33 (24.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (6.72%) Linux
5 9 (6.72%) Windows XP
6 7 (5.22%) UNIX
6 7 (5.22%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.99%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.94%) ITIL
2 13 (9.70%) Migration
3 11 (8.21%) Capacity Management
4 9 (6.72%) Change Management
4 9 (6.72%) Incident Management
5 8 (5.97%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (5.97%) Validation
5 8 (5.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (5.22%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (4.48%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (3.73%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.73%) SIEM
8 5 (3.73%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.73%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (2.99%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.99%) Data Migration
9 4 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 4 (2.99%) Project Management
9 4 (2.99%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.15%) PowerShell
1 27 (20.15%) SQL
2 10 (7.46%) VBScript
3 5 (3.73%) C
3 5 (3.73%) Perl
3 5 (3.73%) Python
3 5 (3.73%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.99%) VB
5 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (29.85%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.67%) SC Cleared
3 18 (13.43%) DV Cleared
4 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (10.45%) MCSE
6 11 (8.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (5.97%) CCA
7 8 (5.97%) Citrix Certification
8 5 (3.73%) MCITP
8 5 (3.73%) CCEE
9 4 (2.99%) VCP4
10 3 (2.24%) MCSA
10 3 (2.24%) CCNP
10 3 (2.24%) CCNA
10 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (2.24%) CCAA
11 2 (1.49%) CCIA
11 2 (1.49%) VCP5
11 2 (1.49%) Degree
11 2 (1.49%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) PMBOK
System Software
1 69 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 66 (49.25%) XenDesktop
3 45 (33.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (26.12%) vSphere
5 29 (21.64%) Hyper-V
6 27 (20.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 9 (6.72%) Terminal Services
8 6 (4.48%) VMware ESX
8 6 (4.48%) XenServer
8 6 (4.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 5 (3.73%) HDFS
10 3 (2.24%) Samba
10 3 (2.24%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.75%) NDS
11 1 (0.75%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 41 (30.60%) SCCM
2 9 (6.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 8 (5.97%) EdgeSight
4 7 (5.22%) AirWatch
4 7 (5.22%) XenMobile
5 5 (3.73%) Nagios
5 5 (3.73%) Zenoss
5 5 (3.73%) SCOM
6 4 (2.99%) vMotion
7 3 (2.24%) Unicenter
7 3 (2.24%) ARCserve
7 3 (2.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.24%) HP Data Protector
7 3 (2.24%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (2.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 3 (2.24%) HP SIM
7 3 (2.24%) WSUS
8 2 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 121 (90.30%) Citrix
2 85 (63.43%) VMware
3 54 (40.30%) Microsoft
4 36 (26.87%) AppSense
5 21 (15.67%) HP
6 19 (14.18%) Cisco
7 17 (12.69%) Wyse
7 17 (12.69%) Oracle
8 16 (11.94%) Lumension
9 15 (11.19%) Dell
10 9 (6.72%) Symantec
11 8 (5.97%) Ventyx
11 8 (5.97%) OpenText
12 7 (5.22%) IBM
12 7 (5.22%) 3PAR
12 7 (5.22%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.22%) Splunk
13 6 (4.48%) CheckPoint
13 6 (4.48%) NetApp
14 5 (3.73%) Intel
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