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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 205 176 146
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -30
Contract jobs citing XenApp 52 57 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.67% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 4.21% 5.16% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 62
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -22.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 6
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +57.77%
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
1236 1104 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.64% 13.03% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 619 513 365
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 174 162
Average hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £16.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -10.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.25 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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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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 +6 12 £450 +80.00% 2
Hampshire -10 11 £284 - 5
Surrey -7 10 £300 - 6
Kent -3 7 £450 +21.62%
West Sussex -4 5 £425 +88.88% 4
Buckinghamshire -23 2 £400 +50.94% 1
Middlesex +1 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £450 -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 136 (99.27%) Citrix
2 109 (79.56%) Windows
3 94 (68.61%) VMware
4 86 (62.77%) Active Directory
5 61 (44.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (39.42%) Microsoft
7 52 (37.96%) XenDesktop
8 44 (32.12%) MS Exchange
9 43 (31.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 40 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 38 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (24.82%) vSphere
13 32 (23.36%) Cisco
14 27 (19.71%) SCCM
15 25 (18.25%) Windows 7
16 24 (17.52%) DNS
17 23 (16.79%) WAN
17 23 (16.79%) NetScaler
18 22 (16.06%) MS Excel
18 22 (16.06%) SQL Server
19 20 (14.60%) ITIL
19 20 (14.60%) Firewall
20 19 (13.87%) LAN
20 19 (13.87%) HP
21 18 (13.14%) DHCP
21 18 (13.14%) Exchange Server 2010
22 17 (12.41%) VMware ESXi
22 17 (12.41%) Microsoft App-V
22 17 (12.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
22 17 (12.41%) VMware ESX

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 44 (32.12%) MS Exchange
2 18 (13.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (10.22%) IIS
4 13 (9.49%) Lync
5 10 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.46%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.73%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (16.06%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) MS Project
4 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.65%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.92%) Office 365
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (17.52%) DNS
2 23 (16.79%) WAN
2 23 (16.79%) NetScaler
3 20 (14.60%) Firewall
4 19 (13.87%) LAN
5 18 (13.14%) DHCP
6 15 (10.95%) SAN
7 10 (7.30%) Internet
8 8 (5.84%) TCP/IP
9 6 (4.38%) MPLS
10 5 (3.65%) OSPF
10 5 (3.65%) BGP
11 4 (2.92%) VPN
12 3 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (1.46%) VLAN
13 2 (1.46%) BIG-IP
13 2 (1.46%) NAS
13 2 (1.46%) VoIP
13 2 (1.46%) DMZ
13 2 (1.46%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.19%) MSI
2 2 (1.46%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (8.76%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Advertising
3 10 (7.30%) Back Office
4 3 (2.19%) Marketing
5 1 (0.73%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 30 (21.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 20 (14.60%) Consultant
3 19 (13.87%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.95%) Citrix Consultant
4 15 (10.95%) Analyst
5 14 (10.22%) Citrix Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) 3rd Line Support
6 11 (8.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Architect
8 6 (4.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.65%) Citrix Analyst
9 5 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (3.65%) Administrator
9 5 (3.65%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Citrix Support
10 4 (2.92%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (2.92%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (2.92%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.38%) Web Services
2 5 (3.65%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.46%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.73%) HTML
4 1 (0.73%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Clustering
2 8 (5.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.38%) Fat Client
3 6 (4.38%) Thin Client
4 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.46%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 109 (79.56%) Windows
2 61 (44.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (31.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 40 (29.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (18.25%) Windows 7
6 16 (11.68%) Windows XP
7 9 (6.57%) Windows 8
8 8 (5.84%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.38%) Linux
10 5 (3.65%) Solaris
10 5 (3.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (2.92%) AIX
12 3 (2.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (14.60%) ITIL
2 7 (5.11%) Migration
3 6 (4.38%) Change Management
3 6 (4.38%) Infrastructure Management
4 5 (3.65%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (3.65%) Service Management
4 5 (3.65%) Project Management
5 4 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (2.92%) E-Commerce
5 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2
5 4 (2.92%) BCP
5 4 (2.92%) ITSM
6 3 (2.19%) Workflow
6 3 (2.19%) Configuration Management
6 3 (2.19%) Load Balancing
6 3 (2.19%) Problem Management
6 3 (2.19%) Validation
7 2 (1.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.46%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (1.46%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.49%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.57%) SQL
3 8 (5.84%) VB
4 6 (4.38%) VBScript
5 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.46%) C
6 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (11.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.11%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (5.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (4.38%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.38%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (4.38%) CCA
6 5 (3.65%) MCSE
6 5 (3.65%) CCNP
6 5 (3.65%) CCNA
7 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.46%) CCEE
7 2 (1.46%) PhD
7 2 (1.46%) MCP
8 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.73%) CCEA
8 1 (0.73%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 86 (62.77%) Active Directory
2 52 (37.96%) XenDesktop
3 38 (27.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (24.82%) vSphere
5 17 (12.41%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (12.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (12.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 17 (12.41%) VMware ESX
6 16 (11.68%) Hyper-V
7 11 (8.03%) XenServer
8 10 (7.30%) Terminal Services
9 3 (2.19%) MetaFrame
10 2 (1.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.73%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.73%) NFS
11 1 (0.73%) UAG
11 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.73%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (19.71%) SCCM
2 7 (5.11%) SCOM
3 5 (3.65%) EdgeSight
3 5 (3.65%) HP SIM
3 5 (3.65%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.19%) ARCserve
4 3 (2.19%) Unicenter
4 3 (2.19%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (2.19%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (2.19%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (1.46%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (1.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.46%) Foglight
6 1 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.73%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.73%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 136 (99.27%) Citrix
2 94 (68.61%) VMware
3 54 (39.42%) Microsoft
4 32 (23.36%) Cisco
5 19 (13.87%) HP
6 10 (7.30%) AppSense
7 9 (6.57%) Symantec
7 9 (6.57%) NetApp
8 7 (5.11%) IBM
9 6 (4.38%) Altiris
9 6 (4.38%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.38%) Oracle
9 6 (4.38%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.65%) CA
11 4 (2.92%) 3PAR
11 4 (2.92%) Veeam
12 3 (2.19%) Lumension
12 3 (2.19%) Veritas
12 3 (2.19%) Intel
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