The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenApp
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.00% 0.92% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 21.88% 6.82% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £155 £388 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.00% +198.07%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £295 £310
% change year-on-year +8.47% -4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -28.69% +53.33%  

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 32 44 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 9.14% 13.54% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 42 49
Median daily rate £330 £360 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +25.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £114 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 19
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Bedfordshire

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Bedfordshire

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp in Bedfordshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Bedfordshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Luton 0 5 - -
Bedford - 2 £155 -
XenApp
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) MCSA
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
4 3 (37.50%) SCCM
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Governance
4 3 (37.50%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (25.00%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) VCAP
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (25.00%) Skype
1 2 (25.00%) VoIP
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Applications Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Architect
1 3 (37.50%) Migration Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Application Packaging
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Governance
2 3 (37.50%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 2 (25.00%) CMMI
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) MCSA
1 5 (62.50%) MCSE
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCA
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VCAP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (12.50%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto