Period
to 24 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 147 157
Rank change year-on-year -25 +10 -1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 31 53 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.62% 1.09% 0.80%
As % of the System Software category 4.08% 7.64% 5.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 25
East of England median daily rate £343 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.41% +9.68% +8.77%
10th Percentile £163 £125 £185
90th Percentile £478 £575 £438
England median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 - £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -3.57% -20.75% +16.08%

XenApp is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 760 694 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.24% 14.32% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 401 311 382
East of England median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £138 £128 £135
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +15.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 80 115
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +1.85% -12.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.98 £36.00
England median hourly rate £16.05 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +5.03% -

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 24 September 2018.

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 24 September 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire +7 14 £350 -38.86% 2
Essex +4 9 £283 - 4
Hertfordshire -19 5 £300 -33.33% 2
Bedfordshire -11 2 £388 +171.93%
Norfolk - 1 £300 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (90.32%) Windows
3 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (74.19%) VMware
4 18 (58.06%) PowerShell
5 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
5 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
6 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
7 14 (45.16%) DHCP
7 14 (45.16%) DNS
8 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (35.48%) XenDesktop
11 10 (32.26%) vSphere
11 10 (32.26%) Office 365
11 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
12 9 (29.03%) NetScaler
12 9 (29.03%) Data ONTAP
12 9 (29.03%) NetApp
12 9 (29.03%) SQL
13 8 (25.81%) Linux
13 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
14 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 6 (19.35%) BitLocker
15 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (19.35%) Disk Encryption
15 6 (19.35%) SCCM
15 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008

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 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
2 8 (25.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Office 365
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.68%) OneDrive
4 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (45.16%) DHCP
1 14 (45.16%) DNS
2 9 (29.03%) NetScaler
3 5 (16.13%) Firewall
4 4 (12.90%) Skype
4 4 (12.90%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) VLAN
6 2 (6.45%) LAN
6 2 (6.45%) WAN
7 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (9.68%) MySQL
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Project Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Deployment Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) SCCM Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server
3 9 (29.03%) Data ONTAP
4 8 (25.81%) Linux
5 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
7 3 (9.68%) Windows NT
8 1 (3.23%) Android
8 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
8 1 (3.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (19.35%) Disk Encryption
3 5 (16.13%) Problem Management
4 4 (12.90%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.45%) High Availability
6 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.23%) Data Entry
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.23%) Migration
7 1 (3.23%) People Management
7 1 (3.23%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) Service Management
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (3.23%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (58.06%) PowerShell
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 3 (9.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCSA
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.45%) CCA
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCSE
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (35.48%) XenDesktop
4 10 (32.26%) vSphere
5 6 (19.35%) BitLocker
6 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
7 3 (9.68%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (9.68%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (9.68%) VirtualBox
7 3 (9.68%) XenServer
8 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 4 (12.90%) Backup Exec
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (12.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (74.19%) VMware
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
4 9 (29.03%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) 3PAR
5 4 (12.90%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) Symantec
6 3 (9.68%) Acronis
6 3 (9.68%) ESET
6 3 (9.68%) Kaspersky
6 3 (9.68%) McAfee
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 3 (9.68%) Sophos
6 3 (9.68%) Veeam
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.23%) SAP