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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 113 104
Rank change year-on-year +5 -9  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 18 10 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.85% 0.39% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 7.17% 2.86% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 11
Median daily rate £300 £260 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -30.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £235 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £300 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +1.56% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.08% +27.14%  

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 251 350 376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 11.90% 13.66% 13.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 177 185
Median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £155 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +0.68% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 65 88
Median hourly rate £18.39 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.05% -2.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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

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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 3 months to 27 April 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
Essex -5 10 £300 -
Hertfordshire +7 4 £450 +73.07% 4
Bedfordshire +2 3 £155 -28.89% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £488 +62.50%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (83.87%) Windows
3 15 (48.39%) SCCM
3 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
4 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) VMware
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (38.71%) Windows 10
7 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
8 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
9 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
9 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
10 5 (16.13%) Firewall
10 5 (16.13%) DNS
11 4 (12.90%) SAN
11 4 (12.90%) DHCP
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
11 4 (12.90%) vSphere
11 4 (12.90%) VLAN
11 4 (12.90%) AppSense
11 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
12 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX

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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.23%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (3.23%) G Suite
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) DNS
1 5 (16.13%) Firewall
2 4 (12.90%) DHCP
2 4 (12.90%) NetScaler
2 4 (12.90%) SAN
2 4 (12.90%) VLAN
3 3 (9.68%) LAN
3 3 (9.68%) VoIP
3 3 (9.68%) Wireless
4 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.45%) VPN
4 2 (6.45%) WLAN
5 1 (3.23%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (3.23%) Internet
5 1 (3.23%) Intranet
5 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix Consultant
4 4 (12.90%) Consultant
5 3 (9.68%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix Support
5 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) IT Support
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Fat Client
2 3 (9.68%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) CCTV
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server
3 12 (38.71%) Windows 10
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Management
4 2 (6.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.23%) Application Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) DevOps
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.23%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) VBA
1 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.45%) CCEA
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) CCNP
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSA
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (45.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (19.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
5 4 (12.90%) vSphere
6 3 (9.68%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (9.68%) VMware ESX
7 2 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (3.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 15 (48.39%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) vCenter Server
3 1 (3.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
3 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 13 (41.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) AppSense
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Google
4 3 (9.68%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Intel Security
5 2 (6.45%) Apple
5 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.45%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) F5
6 1 (3.23%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec