The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 March 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 94 88
Rank change year-on-year +15 -6  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 23 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.52% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 10.60% 1.72% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 6
Median daily rate £353 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £350 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £370
% change year-on-year - -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.82 £18.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -23.22% -10.00%  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 217 174 200
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 14.34% 10.56% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 90 92
Median daily rate £340 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £111 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 40
Median hourly rate £12.23 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.96% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.83 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £15.45 £24.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the East Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the East Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the East Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Derbyshire +9 19 £365 +4.28%
Northamptonshire - 2 £204 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
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England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (82.14%) XenDesktop
3 18 (64.29%) AppSense
4 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
5 12 (42.86%) Application Packaging
6 9 (32.14%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.86%) SAN
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 4 (14.29%) Firewall
12 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (10.71%) HP
12 3 (10.71%) C
12 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
12 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
12 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
12 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
12 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
12 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (10.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) DNS
3 2 (7.14%) Wireless
4 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.14%) Local Government
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Citrix Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 4 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Architect
4 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
1 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) Application Packaging
2 3 (10.71%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) Change Control
4 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) People Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (82.14%) XenDesktop
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
4 2 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
4 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) XenMobile
2 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Citrix
2 18 (64.29%) AppSense
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.71%) HP
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco
6 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
6 2 (7.14%) Meraki
6 2 (7.14%) Sophos
6 2 (7.14%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) EMC
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Novell
7 1 (3.57%) WatchGuard