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 27 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
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 93 88
Rank change year-on-year -9 -5  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.065% 0.32% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 3.09% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £290 £325 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.76% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £295 £310
% change year-on-year +10.16% -4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.75 £18.66
% change year-on-year -28.69% +54.09%  

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 184 162 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 11.96% 10.47% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 94 68
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 21
Median hourly rate £12.23 £14.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.67% +9.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £11.25 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.44 £22.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

XenApp
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

XenApp
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

XenApp
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

For the 6 months to 27 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (95.83%) XenDesktop
3 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 16 (66.67%) AppSense
4 12 (50.00%) Application Packaging
5 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 5 (20.83%) Windows
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.50%) C
7 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) SAN
7 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007

XenApp
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 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.17%) Local Government
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
1 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Data Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) People Management
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 16 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) XenDesktop
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 16 (66.67%) AppSense
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Meraki
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos
4 1 (4.17%) Veeam
Derby, Derbyshire
The One Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago