Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 148 141
Rank change year-on-year -36 -7 +1
Contract jobs citing XenApp 24 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.49% 1.08% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 3.01% 7.77% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 23
East of England median daily rate £350 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +13.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £243 £125 £186
90th Percentile £500 £568 £406
England median daily rate £375 £328 £345
% change year-on-year +14.50% -5.07% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £16.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.24% - -
England median hourly rate £20.25 £35.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year -42.14% +37.25% -20.38%

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 798 708 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 16.14% 13.90% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 342 332
East of England median daily rate £400 £362 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.57% +11.31% -1.52%
10th Percentile £131 £130 £163
90th Percentile £588 £556 £502
England median daily rate £467 £436 £413
% change year-on-year +7.11% +5.70% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 71 84
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.81% +1.85% -
10th Percentile £11.59 £10.50 £10.63
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.25 £30.96
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 +17 11 £350 -40.04% 2
Hertfordshire -15 7 £500 +11.11% 2
Essex -15 3 £285 - 4
Bedfordshire -9 2 £388 +198.08%
Norfolk - 1 £300 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 21 (87.50%) Windows
3 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 17 (70.83%) VMware
4 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
5 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
6 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
7 10 (41.67%) DNS
7 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (41.67%) vSphere
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
8 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (37.50%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (37.50%) DHCP
8 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
8 9 (37.50%) NetApp
9 8 (33.33%) Linux
10 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
10 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 6 (25.00%) Office 365
12 5 (20.83%) SCCM
12 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
13 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
13 4 (16.67%) Skype
13 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (16.67%) SQL
14 3 (12.50%) VBScript
14 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office

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 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) OneDrive
4 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) Skype
4 3 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (4.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Deployment Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support
4 2 (8.33%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) IT Technician
4 2 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Designer
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) PowerShell Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SAML
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (37.50%) Data ONTAP
4 8 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
9 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 3 (12.50%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (8.33%) Antivirus Management
3 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.17%) Break/Fix
4 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
4 1 (4.17%) Domain Models
4 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 16 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (12.50%) VBScript
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) CCA
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) vSphere
3 7 (29.17%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.50%) BitLocker
4 3 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Citrix
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) VMware
3 9 (37.50%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) BT
4 1 (4.17%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Ivanti
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec