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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 115 87 110
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +23
Contract jobs citing XenApp 29 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.87% 1.25% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 8.55% 11.16% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 11
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£295 £264 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £169 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £422 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.28%
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 £23.00 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-27.11% +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
339 251 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.11% 11.20% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 121 131
Average daily rate £330 £283 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £160 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 52 48
Average hourly rate £22.69 £19.30 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.56% +28.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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
Gloucestershire -14 12 £325 +13.94%
Wiltshire -18 5 £294 -41.25% 3
Bristol -25 3 £200 +15.94% 1
Dorset - 2 £265 -
Devon - - - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 50 (90.91%) Citrix
2 49 (89.09%) Windows
3 40 (72.73%) VMware
4 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (54.55%) XenDesktop
6 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
8 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (30.91%) vSphere
11 14 (25.45%) MS Exchange
12 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
13 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
13 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
14 10 (18.18%) Firewall
15 8 (14.55%) Backup Exec
15 8 (14.55%) AppSense
15 8 (14.55%) Exchange Server 2010
16 7 (12.73%) Apple
16 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
16 7 (12.73%) VPN
16 7 (12.73%) MS Office
16 7 (12.73%) SCCM
16 7 (12.73%) Exchange Server 2007
17 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
17 6 (10.91%) Microsoft App-V
17 6 (10.91%) Web Services
17 6 (10.91%) MCSE

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
7 1 (1.82%) Lync
7 1 (1.82%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.18%) Firewall
2 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.73%) VPN
3 6 (10.91%) WAN
3 6 (10.91%) SAN
4 5 (9.09%) LAN
5 4 (7.27%) DHCP
5 4 (7.27%) DNS
5 4 (7.27%) Internet
6 2 (3.64%) Wireless
6 2 (3.64%) NetScaler
7 1 (1.82%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.82%) VoIP
7 1 (1.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) 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 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (21.82%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) Citrix Consultant
4 7 (12.73%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (10.91%) Citrix Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Server Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.64%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) Web Services
2 4 (7.27%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.82%) Middleware
3 1 (1.82%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Client/Server
2 5 (9.09%) iPad
3 3 (5.45%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 33 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (34.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.45%) Linux
7 1 (1.82%) UNIX
7 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.91%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (7.27%) ITIL
4 2 (3.64%) Requirements Management
4 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.64%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (3.64%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.82%) Capacity 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
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 11 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) MCSE
3 5 (9.09%) CCEE
3 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (7.27%) CCAA
5 3 (5.45%) CCA
5 3 (5.45%) MCP
5 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) MCITP
6 2 (3.64%) VCP5
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.82%) CCNA
7 1 (1.82%) MCSA
7 1 (1.82%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (54.55%) XenDesktop
2 25 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (30.91%) vSphere
5 11 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (10.91%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (9.09%) VMware ESX
7 5 (9.09%) XenServer
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
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (90.91%) Citrix
2 40 (72.73%) VMware
3 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
4 8 (14.55%) AppSense
5 7 (12.73%) Apple
6 6 (10.91%) Symantec
7 5 (9.09%) HP
8 4 (7.27%) NetApp
9 3 (5.45%) Novell
9 3 (5.45%) EMC
9 3 (5.45%) Oracle
10 2 (3.64%) Cisco
10 2 (3.64%) IBM
10 2 (3.64%) Juniper
10 2 (3.64%) Meru Networks
11 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.82%) BMC
11 1 (1.82%) Dell
11 1 (1.82%) Wyse
11 1 (1.82%) Veeam