The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 196 189 182
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing XenApp 75 83 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.82% 0.87% 0.73%
As % of the System Software category 6.56% 6.83% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 34
Median daily rate £400 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £233 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £497 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 8
Median hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +64.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £19.82 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+18.59% +2.27%
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 East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1143 1216 1086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.55% 12.73% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 677 599 512
Median daily rate £400 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 146 155
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £15.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +8.54%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the South East region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the South East

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the South East region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +13 27 £434 +73.60% 1
Hampshire -12 17 £325 -4.41% 2
West Sussex -15 11 £455 +15.42% 2
Buckinghamshire +11 9 £425 +54.54% 4
Berkshire -14 8 £235 -52.52%
Kent -14 4 £367 -13.64% 1
Oxfordshire +7 2 £382 +31.72%
East Sussex -3 1 £363 -12.12%
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 128 (94.81%) Citrix
2 120 (88.89%) Windows
3 102 (75.56%) Active Directory
4 83 (61.48%) Windows Server
5 68 (50.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
7 63 (46.67%) VMware
8 61 (45.19%) XenDesktop
9 56 (41.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 49 (36.30%) DNS
11 47 (34.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (28.89%) SQL Server
12 39 (28.89%) DHCP
13 36 (26.67%) ITIL
13 36 (26.67%) SCCM
14 32 (23.70%) PowerShell
15 31 (22.96%) XenServer
16 30 (22.22%) HP
17 29 (21.48%) Windows 7
18 26 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
18 26 (19.26%) SAN
19 25 (18.52%) SQL
19 25 (18.52%) WAN
19 25 (18.52%) MS Exchange
19 25 (18.52%) LAN
19 25 (18.52%) Linux
19 25 (18.52%) Finance
20 24 (17.78%) vSphere
21 23 (17.04%) MCSE
22 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (8.89%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.15%) Skype for Business
4 8 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (2.96%) IIS
7 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 17 (12.59%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.37%) Office 365
2 3 (2.22%) PaaS
2 3 (2.22%) SaaS
2 3 (2.22%) Yammer
3 2 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (36.30%) DNS
2 39 (28.89%) DHCP
3 26 (19.26%) SAN
4 25 (18.52%) LAN
4 25 (18.52%) WAN
5 19 (14.07%) Firewall
6 13 (9.63%) NetScaler
7 12 (8.89%) TCP/IP
8 8 (5.93%) VPN
9 7 (5.19%) MPLS
9 7 (5.19%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (2.96%) FTP
10 4 (2.96%) HTTP
10 4 (2.96%) LDAP
10 4 (2.96%) NAS
10 4 (2.96%) Network Security
11 3 (2.22%) IPsec
11 3 (2.22%) VLAN
11 3 (2.22%) Wireless
12 2 (1.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 17 (12.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.19%) BusinessObjects
5 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 12 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.93%) Back Office
4 5 (3.70%) Publishing
5 1 (0.74%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 23 (17.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (15.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 21 (15.56%) Citrix Engineer
2 21 (15.56%) Support Engineer
3 19 (14.07%) Analyst
4 18 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 16 (11.85%) Wintel Engineer
6 15 (11.11%) Architect
6 15 (11.11%) Consultant
7 13 (9.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 13 (9.63%) Citrix Support
7 13 (9.63%) Server Engineer
7 13 (9.63%) Windows Engineer
8 12 (8.89%) Citrix Consultant
9 11 (8.15%) Wintel Specialist
10 10 (7.41%) Citrix Analyst
10 10 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
11 9 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
12 8 (5.93%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.19%) PKI
3 4 (2.96%) BYOD
3 4 (2.96%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.96%) iSeries
3 4 (2.96%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.22%) Clustering
4 3 (2.22%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.22%) Replication
4 3 (2.22%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.48%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.48%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.48%) NHS
5 2 (1.48%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 120 (88.89%) Windows
2 83 (61.48%) Windows Server
3 68 (50.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (41.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (21.48%) Windows 7
6 25 (18.52%) Linux
7 21 (15.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (12.59%) Unix
9 7 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.44%) Windows 10
11 4 (2.96%) Apple iOS
11 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
12 2 (1.48%) AIX
12 2 (1.48%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.74%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.67%) ITIL
2 19 (14.07%) Change Management
3 18 (13.33%) Project Management
4 16 (11.85%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (5.19%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (4.44%) Performance Management
7 5 (3.70%) Service Management
8 4 (2.96%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (2.96%) High Availability
8 4 (2.96%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.96%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.96%) Network Management
8 4 (2.96%) Project Planning
8 4 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.96%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.96%) SOA
8 4 (2.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (2.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 32 (23.70%) PowerShell
2 25 (18.52%) SQL
3 14 (10.37%) VBScript
4 6 (4.44%) C
5 1 (0.74%) Java
5 1 (0.74%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.74%) PHP
5 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (19.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (17.04%) MCSE
3 22 (16.30%) Security Cleared
4 15 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 11 (8.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (5.93%) CCA
6 8 (5.93%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (5.93%) MCDST
6 8 (5.93%) MCP
7 7 (5.19%) CCNA
7 7 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (4.44%) DV Cleared
8 6 (4.44%) RHCSA
9 4 (2.96%) HNC
10 3 (2.22%) CCIE
10 3 (2.22%) CCNP
10 3 (2.22%) MCITP
11 2 (1.48%) CISSP
11 2 (1.48%) RHCE
11 2 (1.48%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) SLA
2 4 (2.96%) PMBOK
3 3 (2.22%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 102 (75.56%) Active Directory
2 61 (45.19%) XenDesktop
3 47 (34.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 31 (22.96%) XenServer
5 24 (17.78%) vSphere
6 18 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 17 (12.59%) Microsoft App-V
8 14 (10.37%) Terminal Services
8 14 (10.37%) VMware ESX
9 8 (5.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 6 (4.44%) ISA Server
10 6 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (2.96%) Terminal Server
12 3 (2.22%) DFS Replication
12 3 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 36 (26.67%) SCCM
2 15 (11.11%) SCOM
3 13 (9.63%) SCVMM
4 10 (7.41%) EdgeSight
5 5 (3.70%) SCOrch
6 4 (2.96%) Nagios
6 4 (2.96%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.22%) MOM
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
7 3 (2.22%) WSUS
8 2 (1.48%) Backup Exec
8 2 (1.48%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.48%) HP SIM
8 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.48%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 2 (1.48%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (1.48%) Tivoli
8 2 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.74%) WMI
Vendors
1 128 (94.81%) Citrix
2 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
3 63 (46.67%) VMware
4 30 (22.22%) HP
5 16 (11.85%) Cisco
6 14 (10.37%) AppSense
6 14 (10.37%) NetApp
7 9 (6.67%) Wyse
8 8 (5.93%) Dell
9 7 (5.19%) CommVault
9 7 (5.19%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.44%) IBM
11 5 (3.70%) EMC
11 5 (3.70%) Oracle
12 4 (2.96%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.96%) Altiris
12 4 (2.96%) Remedy
13 3 (2.22%) Huawei
13 3 (2.22%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.22%) Symantec