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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 129 91 114
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +23
Contract jobs citing XenApp 18 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.53% 0.97% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 5.19% 10.14% 7.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 16
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.43% -14.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £168 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £474 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £326
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.08 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.49% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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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
347 207 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.30% 9.60% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 102 128
Average daily rate £350 £285 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 39
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.25 £15.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% +12.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £12.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.65 £27.50 £26.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

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 21 October 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
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 21 October 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 -9 8 £258 -0.96% 4
Wiltshire -13 4 £246 -50.75%
Bristol -30 2 £210 +21.73% 4
Dorset - 1 £265 - 4
Devon - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 44 (95.65%) Citrix
2 40 (86.96%) Windows
3 34 (73.91%) VMware
4 30 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (54.35%) XenDesktop
6 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
7 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
9 13 (28.26%) vSphere
10 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
11 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
12 9 (19.57%) VMware ESX
13 8 (17.39%) Firewall
13 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
14 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
14 7 (15.22%) AppSense
14 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
14 7 (15.22%) Apple
14 7 (15.22%) Symantec
14 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
15 6 (13.04%) VPN
15 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
15 6 (13.04%) MS Office
15 6 (13.04%) Web Services
15 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
15 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
16 5 (10.87%) iPad

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 11 (23.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.17%) Lync
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.04%) VPN
4 5 (10.87%) WAN
5 4 (8.70%) DHCP
5 4 (8.70%) LAN
5 4 (8.70%) DNS
6 3 (6.52%) SAN
7 2 (4.35%) Internet
7 2 (4.35%) Wireless
7 2 (4.35%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.17%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.35%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Citrix Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 6 (13.04%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Citrix Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) Web Services
2 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.87%) iPad
3 3 (6.52%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.52%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (86.96%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (10.87%) Performance Monitoring
2 4 (8.70%) ITIL
3 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
3 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
3 3 (6.52%) Identity Management
3 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (4.35%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.17%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.52%) VBScript
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.17%) MCP
6 1 (2.17%) MCSE
6 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) XenDesktop
2 22 (47.83%) Active Directory
3 18 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (28.26%) vSphere
5 9 (19.57%) VMware ESX
6 7 (15.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.17%) XenServer
8 1 (2.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (6.52%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) SCOM
4 1 (2.17%) HP SIM
4 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 44 (95.65%) Citrix
2 34 (73.91%) VMware
3 17 (36.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (15.22%) AppSense
4 7 (15.22%) Apple
4 7 (15.22%) Symantec
5 4 (8.70%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) EMC
6 3 (6.52%) Altiris
6 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 3 (6.52%) Sophos
6 3 (6.52%) Avaya
7 2 (4.35%) Juniper
7 2 (4.35%) Meru Networks
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
8 1 (2.17%) NetApp
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