Period
to 20 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 August 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 of England
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 150 152
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2 +5
Contract jobs citing XenApp 44 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.94% 0.76% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 6.79% 5.41% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 22
East of England median daily rate £400 £338 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £134 £185 £105
90th Percentile £555 £438 £438
England median daily rate £340 £325 £355
% change year-on-year +4.46% -8.45% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 15
East of England median hourly rate - £33.25 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +232.50% -
England median hourly rate £18.70 £26.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -29.45% +17.78% +15.38%

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 of England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 648 721 871
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 13.85% 14.13% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 395 437
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% +20.37%
10th Percentile £130 £136 £155
90th Percentile £574 £538 £488
England median daily rate £425 £410 £350
% change year-on-year +3.66% +17.14% +6.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 121 168
East of England median hourly rate £16.65 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.92% - -13.16%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £16.38
% change year-on-year +1.47% -3.71% +6.16%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the East of England

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the East of England

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the East of England

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the East of England

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 20 August 2017. 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
Hertfordshire 0 16 £463 +101.09% 4
Bedfordshire +1 15 £155 -60.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +9 9 £486 -
Essex -34 5 £288 -32.35%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 of England region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 43 (97.73%) Citrix
2 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 33 (75.00%) Windows
4 22 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (50.00%) SCCM
5 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
6 18 (40.91%) XenDesktop
7 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (29.55%) Migration
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
8 13 (29.55%) Skype for Business
8 13 (29.55%) Office 365
8 13 (29.55%) Skype
8 13 (29.55%) Windows 10
9 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
9 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
9 12 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (25.00%) MCSE
10 11 (25.00%) AppSense
11 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
11 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
11 10 (22.73%) MCSA
11 10 (22.73%) OneDrive
11 10 (22.73%) NetScaler
12 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
12 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
12 9 (20.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 9 (20.45%) PowerShell

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (29.55%) Skype for Business
2 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.55%) IIS
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (29.55%) Office 365
2 10 (22.73%) OneDrive
3 3 (6.82%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Skype
2 10 (22.73%) NetScaler
3 5 (11.36%) DNS
3 5 (11.36%) SAN
4 4 (9.09%) DHCP
4 4 (9.09%) Firewall
4 4 (9.09%) VoIP
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 3 (6.82%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (6.82%) VPN
6 2 (4.55%) NAS
7 1 (2.27%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.27%) Intranet
7 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.27%) LAN
7 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.82%) Local Government
2 2 (4.55%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (25.00%) Architect
2 10 (22.73%) Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Migration Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (9.09%) SCCM Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Senior SCCM Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Technical Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) CESG
1 7 (15.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.27%) CCTV
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Windows
2 13 (29.55%) Windows 10
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.55%) Solaris
6 2 (4.55%) Unix
7 1 (2.27%) Android
7 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.27%) Linux
7 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Migration
2 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Architecture
3 9 (20.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 7 (15.91%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (15.91%) Disk Encryption
4 7 (15.91%) Presales
5 6 (13.64%) Application Packaging
5 6 (13.64%) Programme Governance
5 6 (13.64%) Remediation Plan
6 5 (11.36%) TOGAF
7 4 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 4 (9.09%) CMMI
7 4 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (9.09%) High Availability
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
8 3 (6.82%) Requirements Engineering
8 3 (6.82%) Service Design
9 2 (4.55%) Network Design
9 2 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.91%) VBScript
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (27.27%) Citrix Certification
3 11 (25.00%) MCSE
4 10 (22.73%) MCSA
5 7 (15.91%) CCA
6 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.09%) VCAP
6 4 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.55%) CCNA
8 2 (4.55%) CCNP
8 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) MCP
8 2 (4.55%) Sun Certification
9 1 (2.27%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.27%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.27%) GPG13
2 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (40.91%) XenDesktop
3 16 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (29.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (18.18%) vSphere
6 7 (15.91%) BitLocker
7 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
8 3 (6.82%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (6.82%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
10 1 (2.27%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (2.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (50.00%) SCCM
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (15.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (15.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (9.09%) AppDNA
5 2 (4.55%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.55%) PowerCLI
6 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.27%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.27%) WSUS
6 1 (2.27%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (97.73%) Citrix
2 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 22 (50.00%) VMware
4 11 (25.00%) AppSense
5 7 (15.91%) Altiris
5 7 (15.91%) LANDesk
5 7 (15.91%) Symantec
6 4 (9.09%) Google
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (6.82%) Cisco
7 3 (6.82%) McAfee
8 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
8 2 (4.55%) Apple
8 2 (4.55%) CommVault
8 2 (4.55%) CyberArk
8 2 (4.55%) HP
9 1 (2.27%) Computacenter
9 1 (2.27%) F5
9 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL