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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 119 123 102
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -21
Contract jobs citing XenApp 14 20 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 5.05% 6.23% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 7
Average daily rate
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£280 £355 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% -8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £280 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-0.92% -6.97%
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
277 321 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.29% 10.71% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 180 122
Average daily rate £313 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 41 36
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £36.45 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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
Somerset - 6 £255 -
Bristol +4 5 £290 -35.55%
Wiltshire +2 1 £350 +7.69%
Devon -2 1 £175 -37.50% 2
Gloucestershire -9 1 - - 8
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 33 (89.19%) Citrix
2 31 (83.78%) Windows
3 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
4 27 (72.97%) VMware
5 24 (64.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
7 15 (40.54%) XenDesktop
8 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
9 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
9 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (24.32%) Symantec
10 9 (24.32%) Cisco
10 9 (24.32%) DNS
10 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
11 8 (21.62%) VPN
11 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (21.62%) Firewall
11 8 (21.62%) Wyse
11 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
12 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
12 7 (18.92%) Migration
12 7 (18.92%) SCCM
12 7 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (18.92%) SQL
13 6 (16.22%) Oracle
13 6 (16.22%) UNIX
13 6 (16.22%) DHCP
13 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
13 6 (16.22%) Clustering

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (24.32%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.22%) Lync
3 5 (13.51%) Apache
3 5 (13.51%) IIS
4 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Office
2 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 8 (21.62%) VPN
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 5 (13.51%) IPsec
5 2 (5.41%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.70%) Network Security
6 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
6 1 (2.70%) VLAN
6 1 (2.70%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) Intranet
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
2 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Applications Specialist
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (10.81%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) .NET
2 4 (10.81%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Clustering
2 4 (10.81%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.81%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows 7
3 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX
6 5 (13.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.11%) Windows XP
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
10 1 (2.70%) AIX
10 1 (2.70%) Solaris
10 1 (2.70%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (18.92%) Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Data Migration
3 4 (10.81%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (10.81%) Email Migration
4 2 (5.41%) UML
4 2 (5.41%) MODAF
4 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.41%) Information Security
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.70%) Change Control
5 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.70%) Validation
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (16.22%) DV Cleared
4 5 (13.51%) MCP
5 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (8.11%) MCSE
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.41%) CCNA
8 1 (2.70%) CCIA
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) CCA
8 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.70%) CCEA
8 1 (2.70%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
1 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (78.38%) Active Directory
2 24 (64.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (40.54%) XenDesktop
4 7 (18.92%) Hyper-V
4 7 (18.92%) VMware ESX
5 6 (16.22%) vSphere
6 5 (13.51%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (8.11%) BitLocker
7 3 (8.11%) Terminal Services
8 2 (5.41%) Xen
9 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.70%) XenServer
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) SCCM
2 6 (16.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (5.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.41%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.70%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Citrix
2 27 (72.97%) VMware
3 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
4 9 (24.32%) Symantec
4 9 (24.32%) Cisco
5 8 (21.62%) Wyse
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle
6 6 (16.22%) Veeam
7 5 (13.51%) AppSense
7 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.81%) McAfee
8 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
9 3 (8.11%) Sophos
9 3 (8.11%) CA
9 3 (8.11%) Novell
10 2 (5.41%) IBM
10 2 (5.41%) CommVault
10 2 (5.41%) Hitachi
10 2 (5.41%) HP
10 2 (5.41%) Zerto