The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 116 86 99
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +13
Contract jobs citing XenApp 26 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.86% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 7.60% 10.05% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 21
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£293 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.50% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £400 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +40.24%
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
342 189 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.81% 8.56% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 104 128
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 27
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.30 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the South West region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the South West

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the South West region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
Gloucestershire -14 8 £300 -35.76%
Wiltshire -19 6 £313 -39.02% 3
Bristol -17 4 £265 -33.75% 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 44 (95.65%) Citrix
2 41 (89.13%) Windows
3 35 (76.09%) VMware
4 31 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (58.70%) XenDesktop
6 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
8 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (34.78%) vSphere
9 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
11 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
12 11 (23.91%) Symantec
13 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
13 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
14 9 (19.57%) Firewall
15 8 (17.39%) Apple
15 8 (17.39%) AppSense
15 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
15 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
16 7 (15.22%) Web Services
16 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
16 7 (15.22%) VPN
16 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
16 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
16 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
16 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
17 6 (13.04%) VBScript
17 6 (13.04%) ITIL

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 10 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.52%) Lync
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.04%) Office 365
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.57%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) VPN
3 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) DHCP
4 4 (8.70%) DNS
5 3 (6.52%) SAN
5 3 (6.52%) LAN
5 3 (6.52%) WAN
6 2 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (2.17%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (17.39%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Administrator
3 6 (13.04%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Client/Server
2 6 (13.04%) iPad
3 2 (4.35%) CMDB
3 2 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.35%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 41 (89.13%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.17%) UNIX
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL
1 6 (13.04%) Configuration Management
1 6 (13.04%) Unit Testing
1 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
1 6 (13.04%) Service Delivery
2 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
3 3 (6.52%) Project Management
3 3 (6.52%) Change Management
4 2 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.17%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) XenDesktop
2 23 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 16 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (34.78%) vSphere
4 13 (28.26%) VMware ESX
5 8 (17.39%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.35%) XenServer
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.35%) vCloud
7 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
2 6 (13.04%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (8.70%) SCCM
4 3 (6.52%) SCOM
5 2 (4.35%) HP SIM
5 2 (4.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) Citrix
2 35 (76.09%) VMware
3 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.91%) Symantec
5 8 (17.39%) AppSense
5 8 (17.39%) Apple
6 6 (13.04%) McAfee
6 6 (13.04%) Sophos
7 5 (10.87%) HP
7 5 (10.87%) EMC
7 5 (10.87%) Avaya
8 4 (8.70%) Altiris
9 2 (4.35%) Meru Networks
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
10 1 (2.17%) NetApp
10 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.17%) SAP
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