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 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 175 170 139
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -31
Contract jobs citing XenApp 75 69 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.79% 0.80% 1.24%
As % of the System Software category 6.14% 6.20% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 36 69
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £399 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £326
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -12.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -32.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.28 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +56.38%
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
1222 1113 888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.81% 12.96% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 509 392
Average daily rate £350 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 160 162
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £35.20 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 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 22 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
Surrey -1 16 £263 -22.22% 5
Hampshire -7 16 £325 - 3
Berkshire +14 14 £288 -21.23% 8
Kent -5 9 £450 +21.62%
West Sussex +4 6 £425 -5.55% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £313 +78.57%
Middlesex +5 4 £500 -
Oxfordshire -12 1 £450 +38.46%
East Sussex - - - - 2
Thames Valley - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 147 (99.32%) Citrix
2 122 (82.43%) Windows
3 101 (68.24%) VMware
4 99 (66.89%) Active Directory
5 68 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (39.86%) Microsoft
7 56 (37.84%) MS Exchange
8 53 (35.81%) XenDesktop
9 49 (33.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 41 (27.70%) Cisco
12 37 (25.00%) vSphere
13 36 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 30 (20.27%) Windows 7
15 28 (18.92%) SCCM
16 27 (18.24%) Firewall
17 26 (17.57%) DNS
17 26 (17.57%) WAN
18 25 (16.89%) ITIL
18 25 (16.89%) NetScaler
19 23 (15.54%) Windows XP
19 23 (15.54%) HP
20 22 (14.86%) LAN
20 22 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
21 21 (14.19%) MS Excel
21 21 (14.19%) SQL Server
21 21 (14.19%) Microsoft App-V
22 20 (13.51%) VMware ESX
23 18 (12.16%) DHCP
23 18 (12.16%) SAN

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 56 (37.84%) MS Exchange
2 22 (14.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.81%) Lync
4 14 (9.46%) IIS
5 12 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (4.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.70%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2000
10 1 (0.68%) CMS
10 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.68%) Moodle
Applications
1 21 (14.19%) MS Excel
2 15 (10.14%) MS Office
3 3 (2.03%) MS Project
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.73%) Office 365
2 5 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.24%) Firewall
2 26 (17.57%) DNS
2 26 (17.57%) WAN
3 25 (16.89%) NetScaler
4 22 (14.86%) LAN
5 18 (12.16%) DHCP
5 18 (12.16%) SAN
6 9 (6.08%) Internet
7 8 (5.41%) MPLS
7 8 (5.41%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.05%) OSPF
8 6 (4.05%) BGP
9 5 (3.38%) NAS
10 4 (2.70%) VoIP
11 3 (2.03%) BIG-IP
11 3 (2.03%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (2.03%) VPN
12 2 (1.35%) Wireless
12 2 (1.35%) DMZ
12 2 (1.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.19%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.03%) MSI
1 3 (2.03%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (0.68%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (8.78%) Advertising
2 12 (8.11%) Finance
3 9 (6.08%) Back Office
4 3 (2.03%) Marketing
5 2 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.68%) Online Betting
6 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (22.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (15.54%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.14%) Consultant
4 14 (9.46%) Analyst
5 13 (8.78%) Citrix Engineer
6 12 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 11 (7.43%) Citrix Consultant
7 11 (7.43%) Architect
8 9 (6.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.73%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.73%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (3.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.38%) Administrator
10 5 (3.38%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Support Technician
11 4 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (2.70%) Project Manager
11 4 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (2.70%) Citrix Support
11 4 (2.70%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.73%) Application Packaging
2 6 (4.05%) Web Services
3 3 (2.03%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.68%) WAMP
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
4 1 (0.68%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.43%) Clustering
2 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (5.41%) Thin Client
3 8 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 6 (4.05%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.03%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 122 (82.43%) Windows
2 68 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (33.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 44 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (20.27%) Windows 7
6 23 (15.54%) Windows XP
7 12 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 10 (6.76%) Windows 2000
9 6 (4.05%) Linux
10 5 (3.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.38%) Solaris
11 4 (2.70%) AIX
12 3 (2.03%) UNIX
13 1 (0.68%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.89%) ITIL
2 8 (5.41%) Service Management
3 7 (4.73%) Change Management
4 6 (4.05%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (4.05%) BCP
4 6 (4.05%) Migration
5 5 (3.38%) Problem Management
5 5 (3.38%) Project Management
5 5 (3.38%) ITSM
5 5 (3.38%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (3.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 4 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 3 (2.03%) Asset Management
7 3 (2.03%) Validation
7 3 (2.03%) Identity Management
7 3 (2.03%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (2.03%) Workflow
7 3 (2.03%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (1.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.14%) PowerShell
2 10 (6.76%) SQL
3 9 (6.08%) VB
4 6 (4.05%) VBScript
5 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.35%) C
6 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.08%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (5.41%) CCNA
4 8 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (4.73%) MCSE
5 7 (4.73%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.05%) CCNP
6 6 (4.05%) CCA
6 6 (4.05%) DV Cleared
7 4 (2.70%) MCP
8 2 (1.35%) CCEE
8 2 (1.35%) PhD
8 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.68%) MCDST
9 1 (0.68%) MCITP
9 1 (0.68%) CCEA
9 1 (0.68%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 99 (66.89%) Active Directory
2 53 (35.81%) XenDesktop
3 37 (25.00%) vSphere
4 36 (24.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (14.19%) Microsoft App-V
6 20 (13.51%) VMware ESX
7 17 (11.49%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (10.81%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 15 (10.14%) Hyper-V
10 13 (8.78%) Terminal Services
11 12 (8.11%) XenServer
12 3 (2.03%) MetaFrame
13 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (1.35%) Xen
13 2 (1.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.68%) Sendmail
14 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.68%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 28 (18.92%) SCCM
2 8 (5.41%) ARCserve
3 7 (4.73%) SCOM
3 7 (4.73%) HP SIM
4 6 (4.05%) Backup Exec
5 5 (3.38%) HP Data Protector
6 4 (2.70%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 4 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (2.70%) Unicenter
6 4 (2.70%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.03%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (2.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (2.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
8 2 (1.35%) Foglight
8 2 (1.35%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.35%) WSUS
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 147 (99.32%) Citrix
2 101 (68.24%) VMware
3 59 (39.86%) Microsoft
4 41 (27.70%) Cisco
5 23 (15.54%) HP
6 15 (10.14%) AppSense
7 10 (6.76%) Symantec
8 8 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 8 (5.41%) NetApp
8 8 (5.41%) Oracle
9 7 (4.73%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.73%) IBM
9 7 (4.73%) CA
10 6 (4.05%) Altiris
10 6 (4.05%) Veeam
11 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.70%) Lumension
12 4 (2.70%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.70%) Lotus
12 4 (2.70%) Mitel
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