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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 117 92 114
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Contract jobs citing XenApp 28 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.85% 1.31% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 8.67% 11.83% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 10
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£325 £255 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.25% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £169 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £422 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £283 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -19.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.08 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.35% -48.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-19.98% +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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
323 262 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.81% 11.09% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 122 121
Average daily rate £363 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 51 49
Average hourly rate £23.00 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 19 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 December 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 -15 12 £325 +8.25% 1
Wiltshire -14 5 £375 -25.00% 3
Bristol -17 3 £200 +15.94% 1
Dorset - 1 - - 3
Devon - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 48 (87.27%) Citrix
2 45 (81.82%) Windows
3 36 (65.45%) VMware
4 30 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (52.73%) XenDesktop
6 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
8 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (29.09%) vSphere
11 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
12 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
13 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
14 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
15 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (16.36%) Firewall
17 8 (14.55%) Backup Exec
17 8 (14.55%) Microsoft App-V
17 8 (14.55%) MCSE
17 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
18 7 (12.73%) MS Office
18 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
18 7 (12.73%) SCCM
18 7 (12.73%) AppSense
19 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
19 6 (10.91%) Application Packaging
19 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
19 6 (10.91%) VPN
19 6 (10.91%) Apple

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) Apache
7 1 (1.82%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.36%) Firewall
2 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) VPN
2 6 (10.91%) SAN
3 5 (9.09%) WAN
4 4 (7.27%) LAN
4 4 (7.27%) DHCP
4 4 (7.27%) DNS
4 4 (7.27%) Internet
5 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.64%) Wireless
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) IPsec
6 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MSI
2 2 (3.64%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.82%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (21.82%) Analyst
2 8 (14.55%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (12.73%) Consultant
4 6 (10.91%) Citrix Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Server Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Applications Packager
7 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.64%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Application Packaging
2 5 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 4 (7.27%) iPad
3 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
4 1 (1.82%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (81.82%) Windows
2 30 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (30.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.45%) Linux
8 1 (1.82%) UNIX
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (7.27%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (5.45%) ITIL
4 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
4 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.64%) Requirements Management
5 1 (1.82%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.82%) ERP
5 1 (1.82%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (1.82%) Performance Management
5 1 (1.82%) Migration
5 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) VBScript
3 2 (3.64%) VB
4 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (21.82%) Security Cleared
3 8 (14.55%) MCSE
4 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (9.09%) CCEE
6 4 (7.27%) CCAA
7 3 (5.45%) CCA
7 3 (5.45%) MCP
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.64%) VCP5
8 2 (3.64%) MCITP
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (1.82%) CCNA
9 1 (1.82%) MCSA
9 1 (1.82%) MCTS
9 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) XenDesktop
2 24 (43.64%) Active Directory
3 22 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (29.09%) vSphere
5 13 (23.64%) Hyper-V
6 8 (14.55%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (9.09%) XenServer
7 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
8 2 (3.64%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.82%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (14.55%) Backup Exec
2 7 (12.73%) SCCM
3 3 (5.45%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.82%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (87.27%) Citrix
2 36 (65.45%) VMware
3 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 7 (12.73%) AppSense
5 6 (10.91%) Apple
5 6 (10.91%) Symantec
6 5 (9.09%) Novell
6 5 (9.09%) HP
7 4 (7.27%) NetApp
8 3 (5.45%) EMC
8 3 (5.45%) Oracle
9 2 (3.64%) Meru Networks
9 2 (3.64%) Cisco
9 2 (3.64%) IBM
9 2 (3.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.82%) BMC
10 1 (1.82%) Dell
10 1 (1.82%) Wyse
10 1 (1.82%) Veeam
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Austin Fraser
Posted: 5 days ago