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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
England / South West
Rank 122 130 124
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -6
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 15 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.48% 0.51% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 4.45% 4.39% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 15
Median daily rate £310 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £305 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.56 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.36%

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
292 342 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.88% 11.59% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 203 150
Median daily rate £315 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.35% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 29 45
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% +17.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.33 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.25 £33.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +4 12 £311 +35.32% 2
Wiltshire - 1 £110 -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Citrix
3 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
4 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
5 19 (73.08%) MS Office
6 18 (69.23%) SCCM
7 17 (65.38%) AppSense
8 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
8 16 (61.54%) VMware
8 16 (61.54%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (57.69%) Fat Client
9 15 (57.69%) Thin Client
10 14 (53.85%) Wyse
10 14 (53.85%) XenDesktop
11 13 (50.00%) VMware ESX
11 13 (50.00%) Incident Management
12 10 (38.46%) Skype for Business
12 10 (38.46%) Finance
12 10 (38.46%) DNS
13 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
13 9 (34.62%) Virtual Desktop
14 8 (30.77%) BitLocker
14 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (30.77%) Office 365
14 8 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (30.77%) Cisco
14 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 8 (30.77%) Symantec
15 7 (26.92%) Dell

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 10 (38.46%) Skype for Business
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (73.08%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 10 (38.46%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.85%) VoIP
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Citrix Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Citrix Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Server Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Fat Client
1 15 (57.69%) Thin Client
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows 7
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (23.08%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
3 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) MCP
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft App-V
1 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (53.85%) XenDesktop
3 13 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (34.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (30.77%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 18 (69.23%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.85%) DatAdvantage
3 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
3 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Citrix
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) AppSense
4 16 (61.54%) VMware
5 14 (53.85%) Wyse
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
6 8 (30.77%) Symantec
7 7 (26.92%) Dell
8 6 (23.08%) CA
9 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
9 4 (15.38%) Xerox
10 2 (7.69%) IBM
10 2 (7.69%) Polycom
11 1 (3.85%) Apple
11 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
11 1 (3.85%) Intel Security
11 1 (3.85%) Varonis