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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 198 171 186
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 65 98 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.73% 1.04% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 5.54% 7.93% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 39
Median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £310 £314
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £23.00 £25.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.80% +48.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+53.33% -6.25%
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
1173 1236 1091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.18% 13.13% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 611 533
Median daily rate £390 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 156 136
Median hourly rate £24.06 £19.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.82% +25.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.88 £40.00 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +9 25 £434 +17.69% 2
Berkshire +1 10 £235 -14.54% 5
West Sussex -2 10 £434 -0.80% 1
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £430 +22.85% 1
Hampshire -14 7 £325 -4.41% 5
Oxfordshire +9 4 £425 +41.66%
Kent -4 2 £434 -3.01% 1
Middlesex -5 1 £325 -
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 134 (94.37%) Citrix
2 122 (85.92%) Windows
3 105 (73.94%) Active Directory
4 80 (56.34%) Windows Server
5 76 (53.52%) Microsoft
6 69 (48.59%) VMware
7 68 (47.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 59 (41.55%) XenDesktop
9 56 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 54 (38.03%) DNS
11 49 (34.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (30.99%) DHCP
13 42 (29.58%) SQL Server
14 40 (28.17%) ITIL
15 38 (26.76%) SCCM
16 36 (25.35%) MS Exchange
17 32 (22.54%) PowerShell
18 31 (21.83%) HP
18 31 (21.83%) SAN
19 30 (21.13%) WAN
20 28 (19.72%) LAN
20 28 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
20 28 (19.72%) Finance
20 28 (19.72%) Security Cleared
21 27 (19.01%) SQL
22 26 (18.31%) XenServer
22 26 (18.31%) Windows 7
23 25 (17.61%) vSphere
24 24 (16.90%) MCSE
24 24 (16.90%) MS Excel

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 36 (25.35%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.56%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.56%) Skype for Business
3 14 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (2.11%) IIS
7 3 (2.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (16.90%) MS Excel
2 21 (14.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (14.79%) Office 365
2 4 (2.82%) PaaS
3 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.11%) SaaS
3 3 (2.11%) Yammer
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.41%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (38.03%) DNS
2 44 (30.99%) DHCP
3 31 (21.83%) SAN
4 30 (21.13%) WAN
5 28 (19.72%) LAN
6 21 (14.79%) Firewall
7 17 (11.97%) TCP/IP
8 13 (9.15%) NetScaler
9 10 (7.04%) MPLS
10 8 (5.63%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (5.63%) VPN
11 5 (3.52%) iSCSI
12 4 (2.82%) Network Security
12 4 (2.82%) Wireless
13 3 (2.11%) FTP
13 3 (2.11%) HTTP
13 3 (2.11%) IPsec
13 3 (2.11%) LDAP
13 3 (2.11%) VLAN
13 3 (2.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (29.58%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.82%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 28 (19.72%) Finance
2 12 (8.45%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.04%) Back Office
4 5 (3.52%) Publishing
5 1 (0.70%) Advertising
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 25 (17.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (14.79%) Analyst
3 19 (13.38%) Architect
3 19 (13.38%) Citrix Engineer
4 18 (12.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (12.68%) Wintel Engineer
5 15 (10.56%) Consultant
5 15 (10.56%) Support Engineer
6 14 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
7 13 (9.15%) Server Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) Citrix Consultant
8 11 (7.75%) Wintel Specialist
9 10 (7.04%) Citrix Support
9 10 (7.04%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (6.34%) Citrix Analyst
10 9 (6.34%) Citrix Architect
10 9 (6.34%) Infrastructure Manager
10 9 (6.34%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.38%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.93%) Mainframe
2 7 (4.93%) Replication
3 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.82%) BYOD
4 4 (2.82%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.82%) iSeries
4 4 (2.82%) PKI
5 3 (2.11%) Clustering
5 3 (2.11%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.41%) EMC VNX
6 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.41%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.41%) NHS
6 2 (1.41%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.41%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 122 (85.92%) Windows
2 80 (56.34%) Windows Server
3 68 (47.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 56 (39.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 26 (18.31%) Windows 7
6 21 (14.79%) Linux
6 21 (14.79%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (9.86%) Unix
8 6 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (4.23%) Windows XP
9 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.11%) Windows 10
10 3 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 2 (1.41%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.41%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.70%) AIX
12 1 (0.70%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.17%) ITIL
2 18 (12.68%) Project Management
3 16 (11.27%) Change Management
4 11 (7.75%) Infrastructure Management
5 10 (7.04%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (3.52%) High Availability
8 5 (3.52%) Migration
8 5 (3.52%) Performance Management
8 5 (3.52%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.52%) Service Management
9 4 (2.82%) Application Virtualisation
9 4 (2.82%) Mentoring
9 4 (2.82%) Network Management
9 4 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (2.82%) Server Virtualisation
9 4 (2.82%) SOA
9 4 (2.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (2.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.54%) PowerShell
2 27 (19.01%) SQL
3 15 (10.56%) VBScript
4 6 (4.23%) C
5 1 (0.70%) Java
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) PHP
5 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (19.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 28 (19.72%) Security Cleared
2 24 (16.90%) MCSE
3 23 (16.20%) SC Cleared
4 11 (7.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (7.04%) MCDST
5 10 (7.04%) MCP
6 9 (6.34%) DV Cleared
7 8 (5.63%) CCA
7 8 (5.63%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.82%) MCITP
9 3 (2.11%) CCIE
9 3 (2.11%) CCNA
9 3 (2.11%) CCNP
9 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.41%) CISSP
10 2 (1.41%) PMP
10 2 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.41%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) PMBOK
3 3 (2.11%) QA
4 1 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 105 (73.94%) Active Directory
2 59 (41.55%) XenDesktop
3 49 (34.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (18.31%) XenServer
5 25 (17.61%) vSphere
6 18 (12.68%) Hyper-V
7 16 (11.27%) Terminal Services
8 14 (9.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 13 (9.15%) VMware ESX
10 8 (5.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (3.52%) ISA Server
13 4 (2.82%) Terminal Server
13 4 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (2.11%) DFS Replication
15 2 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
15 2 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
16 1 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 38 (26.76%) SCCM
2 14 (9.86%) SCOM
3 8 (5.63%) SCVMM
4 7 (4.93%) EdgeSight
5 4 (2.82%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.11%) HP SIM
6 3 (2.11%) MOM
6 3 (2.11%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (2.11%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (1.41%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (1.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 2 (1.41%) WSUS
8 1 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.70%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.70%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.70%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 134 (94.37%) Citrix
2 76 (53.52%) Microsoft
3 69 (48.59%) VMware
4 31 (21.83%) HP
5 17 (11.97%) Cisco
6 14 (9.86%) AppSense
7 12 (8.45%) NetApp
8 10 (7.04%) EMC
9 8 (5.63%) Dell
10 7 (4.93%) CommVault
11 6 (4.23%) Oracle
11 6 (4.23%) Red Hat
11 6 (4.23%) Symantec
11 6 (4.23%) Wyse
12 5 (3.52%) IBM
13 4 (2.82%) 3PAR
14 3 (2.11%) Apple
14 3 (2.11%) Huawei
14 3 (2.11%) Sophos
14 3 (2.11%) Veeam
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