The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 23 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 66 78
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 3 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.84% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 2.14% 6.96% 9.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 7
Median daily rate £500 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.27% +22.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -44.34% +30.68%  

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 140 115 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 13.71% 12.04% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 57 62
Median daily rate £400 £430 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.97% +10.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 18
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing XenApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in Buckinghamshire

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Buckinghamshire

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Buckinghamshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Milton Keynes -17 3 £500 +16.27% 1
XenApp
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 15 (78.95%) AppDNA
3 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
4 12 (63.16%) AppSense
4 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 11 (57.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (57.89%) XenDesktop
6 10 (52.63%) GPG13
6 10 (52.63%) Protective Monitoring
6 10 (52.63%) Fat Client
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco
6 10 (52.63%) Thin Client
7 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) BIG-IP
7 9 (47.37%) DevOps
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (47.37%) F5
7 9 (47.37%) Palo Alto
8 8 (42.11%) Windows
9 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
10 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
11 5 (26.32%) DNA
12 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
13 3 (15.79%) VMware
13 3 (15.79%) MCSE
13 3 (15.79%) SQL
13 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (15.79%) NetApp
13 3 (15.79%) Project Management

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (15.79%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) BIG-IP
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
1 9 (47.37%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.26%) Electronics
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Architect
2 9 (47.37%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Fat Client
1 10 (52.63%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.26%) Unix
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Protective Monitoring
2 9 (47.37%) DevOps
3 5 (26.32%) DNA
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) Email Filtering
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Management
6 1 (5.26%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Security Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) DV Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (15.79%) MCSE
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.26%) GSAE
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) GPG13
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft App-V
1 11 (57.89%) XenDesktop
2 6 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (78.95%) AppDNA
2 1 (5.26%) EdgeSight
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) AppSense
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco
4 9 (47.37%) F5
4 9 (47.37%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.26%) CommVault
6 1 (5.26%) EMC
6 1 (5.26%) Genesys
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Lumension
6 1 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (5.26%) ThinPrint