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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 118 127 128
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 24 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.83% 0.39% 0.46%
As % of the System Software category 7.02% 4.11% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 6
Median daily rate £299 £280 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £251 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £350 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £8.75 - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £26.44
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -24.34%
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
342 292 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.76% 9.56% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 140 193
Median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £175 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 44 37
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.19 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.68% +44.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.27 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £34.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 5 May 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 5 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
Gloucestershire +15 10 £130 -62.85% 1
Bristol +8 10 £320 +10.34% 1
Dorset - 2 - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 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 West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 28 (75.68%) XenDesktop
3 25 (67.57%) Citrix
4 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
5 22 (59.46%) Windows 7
6 21 (56.76%) SCCM
7 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
8 18 (48.65%) VMware
9 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (43.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (40.54%) Finance
12 14 (37.84%) MS Office
12 14 (37.84%) AppSense
13 12 (32.43%) MS Exchange
14 11 (29.73%) Thin Client
14 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
14 11 (29.73%) Fat Client
14 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
14 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (27.03%) Skype for Business
15 10 (27.03%) Wyse
15 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
16 9 (24.32%) Migration
16 9 (24.32%) Cisco
16 9 (24.32%) VPN
17 8 (21.62%) ITIL
17 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
18 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
18 7 (18.92%) MS Excel

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 (32.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (27.03%) Skype for Business
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) VPN
2 7 (18.92%) LAN
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
3 6 (16.22%) DNS
4 4 (10.81%) DHCP
4 4 (10.81%) Internet
4 4 (10.81%) VoIP
5 3 (8.11%) NetScaler
5 3 (8.11%) Skype
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) HTTP
General
1 15 (40.54%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Back Office
3 3 (8.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support
4 7 (18.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Fat Client
1 11 (29.73%) Thin Client
2 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.41%) CMDB
5 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 2 (5.41%) iPad
5 2 (5.41%) iPhone
5 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 22 (59.46%) Windows 7
3 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (29.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.41%) Android
8 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Migration
2 8 (21.62%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) ITIL V3
4 5 (13.51%) Application Virtualisation
4 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (10.81%) ITSM
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Optimisation
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.41%) Software Licensing
8 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.70%) Kanban
8 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
8 1 (2.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) MCP
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) MCDST
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (75.68%) XenDesktop
2 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (29.73%) VMware ESX
6 6 (16.22%) BitLocker
7 4 (10.81%) UAG
8 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (56.76%) SCCM
2 2 (5.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.70%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Citrix
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 18 (48.65%) VMware
4 14 (37.84%) AppSense
5 10 (27.03%) Wyse
6 9 (24.32%) Cisco
7 7 (18.92%) HP
8 5 (13.51%) CheckPoint
8 5 (13.51%) Dell
9 4 (10.81%) CA
9 4 (10.81%) Canon
9 4 (10.81%) Polycom
9 4 (10.81%) Sophos
10 3 (8.11%) Apple
10 3 (8.11%) BMC
10 3 (8.11%) Intel Security
10 3 (8.11%) Oracle
10 3 (8.11%) Remedy
11 2 (5.41%) Forcepoint
11 2 (5.41%) Symantec