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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 130 138 118
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -20
Contract jobs citing XenApp 15 12 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.49% 0.37% 0.98%
As % of the System Software category 3.67% 3.63% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 19
Median daily rate £300 £233 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £143 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £503 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.80% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+64.28% -12.50%
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
409 331 331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.41% 10.32% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 170 183
Median daily rate £386 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.35% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £150 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 49 44
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.19 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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 30 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bristol - 6 £300 -
Dorset -5 5 £133 -11.66% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 30 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 28 (70.00%) Citrix
4 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
5 23 (57.50%) Windows 7
5 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
7 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (47.50%) Finance
8 19 (47.50%) VMware
8 19 (47.50%) SCCM
9 15 (37.50%) MS Office
10 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
11 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 12 (30.00%) LAN
11 12 (30.00%) WAN
11 12 (30.00%) Cisco
12 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
12 11 (27.50%) Skype for Business
12 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
13 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 10 (25.00%) AppSense
13 10 (25.00%) VPN
14 9 (22.50%) SLA
14 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (22.50%) Migration
14 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
15 8 (20.00%) Windows 8

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (27.50%) Skype for Business
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.50%) IIS
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) IaaS
3 1 (2.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) LAN
1 12 (30.00%) WAN
2 10 (25.00%) VPN
3 8 (20.00%) DHCP
3 8 (20.00%) DNS
3 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (12.50%) Internet
4 5 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 4 (10.00%) VoIP
6 3 (7.50%) Skype
7 2 (5.00%) Firewall
8 1 (2.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
General
1 19 (47.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.50%) Law
4 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
4 5 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.50%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 7 (17.50%) Smartphone
4 4 (10.00%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.00%) CMDB
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.00%) iPad
5 2 (5.00%) iPhone
5 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) CESG
6 1 (2.50%) Clustering
6 1 (2.50%) Handset
6 1 (2.50%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (92.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) Windows 7
2 23 (57.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (22.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.00%) Android
7 2 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Migration
2 8 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.00%) ITSM
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
5 4 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) Change Management
6 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.00%) Server Building
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) VBScript
3 2 (5.00%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) MCP
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.00%) MCDST
3 4 (10.00%) MCSE
4 2 (5.00%) CCA
4 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (2.50%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (75.00%) XenDesktop
2 26 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (27.50%) VMware ESX
6 10 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (10.00%) BitLocker
7 4 (10.00%) UAG
8 3 (7.50%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.50%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (47.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.50%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Citrix
2 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
3 19 (47.50%) VMware
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco
5 10 (25.00%) AppSense
6 8 (20.00%) Dell
6 8 (20.00%) Wyse
7 7 (17.50%) Oracle
8 6 (15.00%) HP
8 6 (15.00%) Intel Security
9 4 (10.00%) Canon
9 4 (10.00%) CheckPoint
9 4 (10.00%) Sophos
10 2 (5.00%) Apple
10 2 (5.00%) BMC
10 2 (5.00%) Forcepoint
10 2 (5.00%) Remedy
11 1 (2.50%) Polycom