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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 136 114 85
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -29
Contract jobs citing XenApp 14 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.42% 0.82% 1.04%
As % of the System Software category 4.18% 7.58% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 16
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£183 £280 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.82% -42.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £203 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £323 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.63 £23.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -23.33%
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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
335 343 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.01% 10.85% 8.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 199 106
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 36 26
Average hourly rate £19.03 £19.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.65 £25.00 £23.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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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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
Dorset - 6 £150 - 2
Devon - 4 - - 1
Wiltshire -5 2 £320 +16.36%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 27 (96.43%) Citrix
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 22 (78.57%) VMware
4 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (64.29%) XenDesktop
5 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
9 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
10 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
11 9 (32.14%) Symantec
11 9 (32.14%) Cisco
12 7 (25.00%) Finance
12 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
12 7 (25.00%) Veeam
12 7 (25.00%) Lync
13 6 (21.43%) vSphere
13 6 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (21.43%) MS Office
13 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
14 5 (17.86%) Linux
14 5 (17.86%) SCCM
15 4 (14.29%) Clustering
15 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
15 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
15 4 (14.29%) Firewall
15 4 (14.29%) AppSense
15 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
15 4 (14.29%) DNS

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (25.00%) Lync
2 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DNS
1 4 (14.29%) SAN
1 4 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) VPN
3 2 (7.14%) NAS
3 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (3.57%) DHCP
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.57%) Intranet
4 1 (3.57%) Internet
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Financial Institution
3 3 (10.71%) Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Publishing
4 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Administrator
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Replication
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 17 (60.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (42.86%) Windows 7
5 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
8 1 (3.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Data Security
1 3 (10.71%) Web Development
1 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
1 3 (10.71%) Patch Management
2 2 (7.14%) UML
2 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.14%) Information Security
2 2 (7.14%) Programme Management
2 2 (7.14%) TOGAF
2 2 (7.14%) Supplier Management
2 2 (7.14%) MODAF
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Validation
3 1 (3.57%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (10.71%) C#
2 3 (10.71%) Perl
2 3 (10.71%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCIA
2 1 (3.57%) CCA
2 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (64.29%) XenDesktop
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 6 (21.43%) vSphere
5 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.71%) BitLocker
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (7.14%) Xen
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (17.86%) SCCM
3 2 (7.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Citrix
2 22 (78.57%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) Symantec
5 7 (25.00%) Veeam
6 4 (14.29%) AppSense
7 3 (10.71%) Wyse
7 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
7 3 (10.71%) HP
7 3 (10.71%) CA
8 2 (7.14%) CommVault
8 2 (7.14%) Hitachi
8 2 (7.14%) Zerto
9 1 (3.57%) SonicWALL