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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 120 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 20 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.64% 0.56% 1.08%
As % of the System Software category 6.97% 5.86% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 16
Average daily rate
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£380 £230 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £193 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £242 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.63% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +47.05%
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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
287 273 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.14% 9.59% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 127 120
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £308 £315
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 37 43
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -16.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.22 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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
Bristol - 10 £450 - 6
Gloucestershire -13 4 £160 -4.47% 6
Wiltshire -2 2 £375 - 1
Dorset - 1 £225 - 1
Devon - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 44 (89.80%) Citrix
2 42 (85.71%) Windows
3 33 (67.35%) VMware
4 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
5 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
6 27 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (34.69%) XenDesktop
7 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
8 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
9 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
10 11 (22.45%) vSphere
11 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
11 10 (20.41%) Firewall
11 10 (20.41%) SQL
12 9 (18.37%) MS Office
12 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
13 8 (16.33%) Oracle
13 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (14.29%) MCP
14 7 (14.29%) Linux
14 7 (14.29%) MCSE
15 6 (12.24%) DHCP
15 6 (12.24%) VPN
15 6 (12.24%) DNS
15 6 (12.24%) UNIX
15 6 (12.24%) IIS
15 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.24%) IIS
2 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.20%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2000
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.08%) Lync
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) MS Office
2 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.41%) Firewall
2 6 (12.24%) DHCP
2 6 (12.24%) VPN
2 6 (12.24%) DNS
3 5 (10.20%) Internet
3 5 (10.20%) IPsec
3 5 (10.20%) WAN
4 3 (6.12%) SAN
4 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.12%) LAN
5 1 (2.04%) VoIP
5 1 (2.04%) MPLS
5 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Network Security
5 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.04%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MySQL
2 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MSI
2 1 (2.04%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
3 6 (12.24%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Server Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Administrator
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.08%) Middleware
3 1 (2.04%) HTML
3 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.16%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.04%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.04%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.45%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.29%) Linux
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.24%) UNIX
6 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) Solaris
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.24%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (12.24%) Migration
2 4 (8.16%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (8.16%) Data Migration
2 4 (8.16%) Email Migration
3 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
3 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (4.08%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.08%) ITIL
4 1 (2.04%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.04%) ERP
4 1 (2.04%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (2.04%) Requirements Management
4 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (2.04%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.04%) Change Control
4 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.04%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 5 (10.20%) Java
2 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.08%) VBScript
3 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (34.69%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.29%) MCP
4 7 (14.29%) MCSE
5 5 (10.20%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
5 5 (10.20%) CCEE
6 4 (8.16%) CCAA
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.12%) CCNA
7 3 (6.12%) CCA
8 2 (4.08%) VCP5
9 1 (2.04%) MCTS
9 1 (2.04%) CCNP
9 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (63.27%) Active Directory
2 27 (55.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (34.69%) XenDesktop
4 11 (22.45%) vSphere
5 10 (20.41%) Hyper-V
6 6 (12.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (10.20%) Terminal Services
8 4 (8.16%) XenServer
9 3 (6.12%) VMware ESX
10 2 (4.08%) ISA Server
11 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.04%) WSUS
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (2.04%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 44 (89.80%) Citrix
2 33 (67.35%) VMware
3 29 (59.18%) Microsoft
4 8 (16.33%) Oracle
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco
5 5 (10.20%) Novell
5 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
5 5 (10.20%) Symantec
5 5 (10.20%) Wyse
6 4 (8.16%) McAfee
7 3 (6.12%) Sophos
7 3 (6.12%) NetApp
7 3 (6.12%) IBM
7 3 (6.12%) AppSense
8 2 (4.08%) HP
9 1 (2.04%) EMC
9 1 (2.04%) Intel
9 1 (2.04%) Genesys
9 1 (2.04%) BMC
9 1 (2.04%) Apple
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