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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 130 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing XenApp 14 30 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.93% 0.69%
As % of the System Software category 4.18% 9.87% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 5
Average daily rate £225 £375 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +63.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £160 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £450 £242
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £55.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +292.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
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
335 304 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.25% 9.43% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 141 96
Average daily rate £333 £375 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +37.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £160 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 49 40
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.43 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 8 £230 -48.88% 4
Dorset +5 3 £125 -44.44% 3
Gloucestershire +7 2 £263 +64.06% 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 25 (86.21%) Citrix
2 24 (82.76%) Windows
3 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 18 (62.07%) Windows Server
5 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
5 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
6 13 (44.83%) MS Office
6 13 (44.83%) VMware
6 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (34.48%) XenDesktop
8 10 (34.48%) SCCM
8 10 (34.48%) VMware ESX
9 9 (31.03%) Fat Client
9 9 (31.03%) Thin Client
10 8 (27.59%) Finance
11 7 (24.14%) Wyse
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (24.14%) ITIL
11 7 (24.14%) Patch Management
12 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
12 6 (20.69%) Symantec
12 6 (20.69%) AppSense
13 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
13 5 (17.24%) Cisco
14 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
14 4 (13.79%) VPN
14 4 (13.79%) DNS
14 4 (13.79%) MS Excel

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
1 4 (13.79%) Skype for Business
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Office
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) VPN
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
2 3 (10.34%) NetScaler
3 2 (6.90%) DHCP
3 2 (6.90%) LAN
3 2 (6.90%) VoIP
3 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.45%) Internet
4 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.45%) MPLS
4 1 (3.45%) NAS
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Citrix Consultant
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
1 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support
2 5 (17.24%) Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Citrix Support
3 4 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) .NET
1 3 (10.34%) WCF
1 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Fat Client
1 9 (31.03%) Thin Client
2 4 (13.79%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
2 18 (62.07%) Windows Server
3 16 (55.17%) Windows 7
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
7 4 (13.79%) Linux
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ITIL
1 7 (24.14%) Patch Management
2 4 (13.79%) Data Security
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
2 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
3 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Supplier Management
4 2 (6.90%) System Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) ITSM
5 1 (3.45%) Kanban
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
2 4 (13.79%) Perl
2 4 (13.79%) VBScript
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCP
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCDST
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (34.48%) VMware ESX
3 10 (34.48%) XenDesktop
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (13.79%) vSphere
5 4 (13.79%) XenServer
6 3 (10.34%) BitLocker
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.45%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Citrix
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) Wyse
5 6 (20.69%) AppSense
5 6 (20.69%) Symantec
6 5 (17.24%) Cisco
7 4 (13.79%) CA
7 4 (13.79%) Polycom
8 3 (10.34%) Apple
8 3 (10.34%) BMC
8 3 (10.34%) Remedy
9 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.45%) Canon
10 1 (3.45%) HP
10 1 (3.45%) Sophos