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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 127 140 122
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Contract jobs citing XenApp 16 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.42% 0.82%
As % of the System Software category 4.85% 4.09% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 16
Median daily rate £300 £183 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.38% -37.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £143 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £320 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+49.33% -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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
330 342 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.38% 10.22% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 168 207
Median daily rate £330 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £129 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 37
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £13.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.19 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 - 11 £288 -
Dorset -5 2 - - 3
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 31 (73.81%) Citrix
3 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (64.29%) XenDesktop
4 25 (59.52%) Windows 7
5 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 20 (47.62%) SCCM
8 19 (45.24%) VMware
9 18 (42.86%) Finance
10 15 (35.71%) MS Office
11 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
12 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
13 12 (28.57%) Skype for Business
13 12 (28.57%) DHCP
13 12 (28.57%) DNS
14 11 (26.19%) Cisco
14 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
14 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
14 11 (26.19%) Migration
14 11 (26.19%) VMware ESX
15 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (23.81%) Fat Client
15 10 (23.81%) LAN
15 10 (23.81%) Dell
15 10 (23.81%) Thin Client
15 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (23.81%) Wyse

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 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 11 (26.19%) MS Exchange
3 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.38%) IaaS
3 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.38%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) DHCP
1 12 (28.57%) DNS
2 10 (23.81%) LAN
3 9 (21.43%) NetScaler
3 9 (21.43%) WAN
4 8 (19.05%) VPN
5 7 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.90%) Internet
7 3 (7.14%) Firewall
7 3 (7.14%) Skype
8 2 (4.76%) VoIP
9 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Back Office
2 3 (7.14%) Law
2 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Analyst
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Citrix Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) Data Centre
1 10 (23.81%) Fat Client
1 10 (23.81%) Thin Client
2 7 (16.67%) Smartphone
3 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.76%) CMDB
6 2 (4.76%) iPad
6 2 (4.76%) iPhone
6 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
7 1 (2.38%) CESG
7 1 (2.38%) Clustering
7 1 (2.38%) Handset
7 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (59.52%) Windows 7
4 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 6 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.76%) Android
9 2 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
3 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.52%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.76%) Change Management
6 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.76%) ITSM
6 2 (4.76%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Optimisation
6 2 (4.76%) Server Building
6 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.76%) Service Management
6 2 (4.76%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.38%) Presales
7 1 (2.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (4.76%) VB
4 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) MCSE
4 5 (11.90%) CCA
4 5 (11.90%) Citrix Certification
4 5 (11.90%) MCP
5 4 (9.52%) MCDST
5 4 (9.52%) MCSA
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (64.29%) Active Directory
1 27 (64.29%) XenDesktop
2 14 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (26.19%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) VMware ESX
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (7.14%) BitLocker
7 2 (4.76%) UAG
7 2 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 20 (47.62%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.38%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.38%) SCDPM
3 1 (2.38%) SCOM
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) Citrix
2 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 19 (45.24%) VMware
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco
5 10 (23.81%) Dell
5 10 (23.81%) Wyse
6 9 (21.43%) AppSense
7 6 (14.29%) HP
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle
8 5 (11.90%) Intel Security
9 4 (9.52%) CheckPoint
10 3 (7.14%) Dell KACE
10 3 (7.14%) Polycom
11 2 (4.76%) Apple
11 2 (4.76%) BMC
11 2 (4.76%) Canon
11 2 (4.76%) Forcepoint
11 2 (4.76%) Remedy
11 2 (4.76%) Sophos
12 1 (2.38%) Symantec