Period
to 26 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 June 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 430 391 483
Rank change year-on-year -39 +92 -120
Contract jobs citing XenApp 444 540 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.53% 0.59% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 3.42% 4.24% 3.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 385 240
England median daily rate £388 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £210 £190 £221
90th Percentile £575 £500 £531
UK median daily rate £380 £330 £350
% change year-on-year +15.15% -5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 12
England median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £23.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -4.93% -12.34%
10th Percentile £16.62 £12.80 £10.71
90th Percentile £37.70 £60.00 £115.60
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £23.67
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.93% -6.27%

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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 12,973 12,735 9,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.58% 13.84% 11.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,706 8,253 6,161
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £190 £185 £170
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 758 603
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +1.59%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.02
90th Percentile £47.60 £46.00 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in England

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in England over the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XenApp in England

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
London +40 210 £413 +9.85% 7
South East -5 97 £413 +10.00% 4
Midlands +16 54 £305 +0.74% 6
West Midlands +8 42 £250 -13.19% 6
North of England -64 36 £350 +15.70% 6
South West -22 30 £363 +11.54% 2
North West -10 20 £350 +2.19% 4
East of England -12 13 £345 +0.73% 3
East Midlands +19 12 £325 +30.00%
Yorkshire +22 9 £388 +21.09% 2
North East -30 7 £300 -
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 408 (91.89%) Citrix
2 397 (89.41%) Windows
3 296 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 240 (54.05%) Microsoft
5 236 (53.15%) VMware
6 234 (52.70%) Windows Server
7 220 (49.55%) XenDesktop
8 164 (36.94%) SCCM
9 154 (34.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 147 (33.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 144 (32.43%) PowerShell
11 144 (32.43%) Office 365
12 118 (26.58%) Windows 10
13 112 (25.23%) ITIL
14 110 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 101 (22.75%) Microsoft App-V
16 95 (21.40%) Finance
17 89 (20.05%) DNS
18 88 (19.82%) Firewall
19 84 (18.92%) vSphere
20 83 (18.69%) VMware ESXi
20 83 (18.69%) Hyper-V
21 80 (18.02%) MS Exchange
22 77 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
23 76 (17.12%) Cisco
24 74 (16.67%) NetScaler
25 73 (16.44%) Skype for Business
26 72 (16.22%) Windows 7
27 68 (15.32%) SQL
27 68 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 80 (18.02%) MS Exchange
2 73 (16.44%) Skype for Business
3 29 (6.53%) IIS
4 24 (5.41%) SharePoint
5 18 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.70%) WebLogic
8 7 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.68%) Apache
9 3 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 65 (14.64%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (2.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.23%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 144 (32.43%) Office 365
2 110 (24.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (11.49%) Amazon AWS
4 50 (11.26%) IaaS
5 36 (8.11%) PaaS
6 28 (6.31%) SaaS
7 22 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.35%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 6 (1.35%) OneDrive
8 6 (1.35%) Yammer
9 3 (0.68%) Boomi
9 3 (0.68%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.68%) OpenDNS
10 2 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.23%) GitHub
11 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.23%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 89 (20.05%) DNS
2 88 (19.82%) Firewall
3 74 (16.67%) NetScaler
4 66 (14.86%) DHCP
5 50 (11.26%) Skype
6 38 (8.56%) SAN
7 35 (7.88%) iSCSI
7 35 (7.88%) VLAN
8 34 (7.66%) Fibre Channel
9 31 (6.98%) VPN
10 25 (5.63%) LAN
11 21 (4.73%) WAN
12 19 (4.28%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (4.05%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (2.93%) Cisco Firepower
14 13 (2.93%) Wireless
15 12 (2.70%) TCP/IP
16 11 (2.48%) VSAN
17 9 (2.03%) Network Security
17 9 (2.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (7.43%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.60%) Big Data
3 13 (2.93%) Oracle Database
4 12 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
5 4 (0.90%) RDBMS
5 4 (0.90%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.23%) MySQL
7 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (10.81%) MSI
2 18 (4.05%) InstallShield
3 16 (3.60%) WiX
4 8 (1.80%) AdminStudio
5 5 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.90%) Wise Package Studio
7 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.45%) JIRA
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 95 (21.40%) Finance
2 48 (10.81%) Banking
3 14 (3.15%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.48%) Publishing
5 9 (2.03%) Local Government
6 7 (1.58%) Back Office
6 7 (1.58%) German Language
6 7 (1.58%) Russian Language
6 7 (1.58%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.13%) Billing
7 5 (1.13%) Legal
7 5 (1.13%) Online Betting
7 5 (1.13%) Retail
8 3 (0.68%) Advertising
9 2 (0.45%) Games
9 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.45%) Marketing
10 1 (0.23%) Automotive
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 116 (26.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 71 (15.99%) Analyst
3 42 (9.46%) Consultant
3 42 (9.46%) Support Engineer
4 41 (9.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 37 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
6 35 (7.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 33 (7.43%) Windows Engineer
8 32 (7.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 31 (6.98%) Architect
10 24 (5.41%) Applications Packager
11 20 (4.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.28%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.05%) VMware Engineer
14 17 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 17 (3.83%) Citrix Support
15 16 (3.60%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 16 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
15 16 (3.60%) Citrix Analyst
15 16 (3.60%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.73%) .NET
2 18 (4.05%) Middleware
3 16 (3.60%) Software Packaging
4 12 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
5 8 (1.80%) Web Services
6 5 (1.13%) LDAP
7 4 (0.90%) HTML
7 4 (0.90%) OCX
8 3 (0.68%) XML
8 3 (0.68%) XML Schema
9 2 (0.45%) 802.1X
9 2 (0.45%) JSON
10 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.23%) RESTful
10 1 (0.23%) SAML
10 1 (0.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (9.23%) Clustering
3 33 (7.43%) Data Centre
4 24 (5.41%) Fat Client
4 24 (5.41%) Thin Client
5 17 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.38%) PKI
7 13 (2.93%) Public Cloud
8 12 (2.70%) DataPower
9 9 (2.03%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.35%) Cloud Native
10 6 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
11 4 (0.90%) BYOD
11 4 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.68%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.68%) EMC VNX
12 3 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.68%) iPhone
12 3 (0.68%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.68%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 397 (89.41%) Windows
2 234 (52.70%) Windows Server
3 118 (26.58%) Windows 10
4 77 (17.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (16.22%) Windows 7
6 68 (15.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (11.49%) Linux
8 50 (11.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 19 (4.28%) Windows 8
11 17 (3.83%) Unix
12 15 (3.38%) AIX
13 8 (1.80%) Android
14 5 (1.13%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (1.13%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.68%) Solaris
15 3 (0.68%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.23%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (33.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 112 (25.23%) ITIL
3 66 (14.86%) Migration
4 52 (11.71%) Application Packaging
5 47 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
6 35 (7.88%) Load Balancing
7 34 (7.66%) Service Management
8 32 (7.21%) Data Protection
9 29 (6.53%) Service Delivery
10 24 (5.41%) DevOps
10 24 (5.41%) Information Security
11 22 (4.95%) Application Virtualisation
12 19 (4.28%) Network Design
12 19 (4.28%) Project Management
13 17 (3.83%) ITSM
14 15 (3.38%) Capacity Planning
14 15 (3.38%) Change Management
15 14 (3.15%) Server Building
15 14 (3.15%) TOGAF
16 13 (2.93%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (32.43%) PowerShell
2 68 (15.32%) SQL
3 32 (7.21%) VB
4 25 (5.63%) VBScript
5 11 (2.48%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.03%) C#
7 7 (1.58%) Python
8 6 (1.35%) C
9 3 (0.68%) Java
10 2 (0.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (9.23%) MCSE
3 24 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
4 21 (4.73%) CCA
5 19 (4.28%) CCNA
6 18 (4.05%) Security Cleared
7 17 (3.83%) MCSA
8 12 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 11 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (1.58%) CCNP
10 7 (1.58%) Degree
11 5 (1.13%) HNC
11 5 (1.13%) HND
12 4 (0.90%) JNCIS
12 4 (0.90%) VCP5
13 3 (0.68%) CCEA
14 2 (0.45%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.45%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.50%) SLA
2 14 (3.15%) QA
3 9 (2.03%) NIST
4 6 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.45%) PMO
7 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 296 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 220 (49.55%) XenDesktop
3 154 (34.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 101 (22.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 84 (18.92%) vSphere
6 83 (18.69%) Hyper-V
6 83 (18.69%) VMware ESXi
7 35 (7.88%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 25 (5.63%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (3.83%) VMware Workstation
10 15 (3.38%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (2.70%) BitLocker
11 12 (2.70%) DFS Replication
11 12 (2.70%) NFS
11 12 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
11 12 (2.70%) VMware NSX
12 11 (2.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 8 (1.80%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 164 (36.94%) SCCM
2 42 (9.46%) SCOM
3 24 (5.41%) vRealize
4 22 (4.95%) Microsoft Clustering
5 19 (4.28%) Microsoft Intune
6 15 (3.38%) SCOrch
6 15 (3.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 14 (3.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 14 (3.15%) vCenter Server
8 13 (2.93%) Data Guard
8 13 (2.93%) SCVMM
8 13 (2.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 12 (2.70%) vRealize Orchestrator
10 11 (2.48%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (2.48%) QRadar
11 9 (2.03%) NetBackup
12 7 (1.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 6 (1.35%) WSUS
14 4 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 408 (91.89%) Citrix
2 240 (54.05%) Microsoft
3 236 (53.15%) VMware
4 76 (17.12%) Cisco
5 53 (11.94%) HP
6 48 (10.81%) Symantec
7 44 (9.91%) Dell
8 40 (9.01%) Ivanti
8 40 (9.01%) NetApp
9 39 (8.78%) Red Hat
10 23 (5.18%) Oracle
11 21 (4.73%) IBM
12 19 (4.28%) ServiceNow
13 18 (4.05%) EMC
14 17 (3.83%) CheckPoint
15 14 (3.15%) Bloomberg
15 14 (3.15%) Reuters
16 13 (2.93%) F5
16 13 (2.93%) Google
16 13 (2.93%) Novell