Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 146 156
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -9
Contract jobs citing XenApp 23 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.56% 0.38% 0.39%
As % of the System Software category 4.28% 3.56% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 11
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £443 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.95% +40.48% -3.08%
10th Percentile £296 £318 £213
90th Percentile £488 £525 £400
South East median daily rate £406 £336 £305
% change year-on-year +20.82% +10.25% -10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £88.75
South East median hourly rate £60.00 - £17.50

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

All System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 537 421 478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.07% 10.63% 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 234 240
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +16.84% +3.93%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £175
90th Percentile £588 £575 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 36 56
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.93 £24.75 £28.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.64% -13.76% +61.69%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.13 £15.88
90th Percentile £39.75 £55.33 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £16.64 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.92% -14.29% +9.38%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Berkshire

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Berkshire

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in Berkshire

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Berkshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 14 £300 - 1
Bracknell +1 5 £450 +30.43%
Reading +10 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Wokingham +7 1 £275 -20.00%
XenApp
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 22 (95.65%) Windows
3 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 16 (69.57%) XenDesktop
4 15 (65.22%) Office 365
4 15 (65.22%) VMware
5 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
6 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
6 13 (56.52%) DHCP
6 13 (56.52%) DNS
7 12 (52.17%) Windows 10
7 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
9 9 (39.13%) Symantec
9 9 (39.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (39.13%) Linux
9 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (26.09%) Firewall
11 6 (26.09%) MCSE
11 6 (26.09%) ITIL
11 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 6 (26.09%) LAN
11 6 (26.09%) WAN
11 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (26.09%) Apple
11 6 (26.09%) VLAN
11 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
11 6 (26.09%) Windows 8

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
1 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 15 (65.22%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 4 (17.39%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (17.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (13.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DHCP
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 6 (26.09%) VLAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) Skype
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
5 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (13.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) AWS Architect
3 4 (17.39%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Cloud Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Principal Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (17.39%) Public Cloud
3 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) CESG
4 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.35%) iPad
4 1 (4.35%) iPhone
4 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (95.65%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows 7
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
4 12 (52.17%) Windows 10
4 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Linux
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 8
8 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
8 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (21.74%) PRINCE2
3 4 (17.39%) Network Architecture
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (13.04%) Disk Encryption
4 3 (13.04%) Presales
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Transformation
6 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 3 (13.04%) VBScript
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCA
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCAA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
1 16 (69.57%) XenDesktop
2 12 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (17.39%) Docker
4 4 (17.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (13.04%) BitLocker
6 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (21.74%) SCCM
3 4 (17.39%) Ansible
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (13.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (4.35%) EdgeSight
5 1 (4.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (65.22%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Symantec
5 6 (26.09%) Apple
5 6 (26.09%) Ivanti
6 5 (21.74%) Forcepoint
6 5 (21.74%) MobileIron
6 5 (21.74%) Polycom
7 4 (17.39%) Canon
8 3 (13.04%) Altiris
9 2 (8.70%) Cisco
10 1 (4.35%) Avaya
10 1 (4.35%) Dell
10 1 (4.35%) F5
10 1 (4.35%) Kofax
10 1 (4.35%) ThinPrint
10 1 (4.35%) Wyse