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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 568 535 362
Rank change year-on-year -33 -173 +84
Contract jobs citing XenApp 195 138 215
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.26% 0.59%
As % of the System Software category 2.01% 1.85% 3.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 98 163
10th Percentile £301 £209 £276
25th Percentile £385 £341 £316
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £433 £410
Median % change year-on-year +4.05% +5.49% +5.13%
75th Percentile £584 £534 £488
90th Percentile £650 £578 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £440 £418
% change year-on-year -3.41% +5.39% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
10th Percentile - £13.70 £35.96
25th Percentile - £14.67 £36.82
Median hourly rate - £17.18 £39.50
Median % change year-on-year - -56.52% +58.00%
75th Percentile - £23.41 £49.13
90th Percentile - £26.61 £54.15
UK median hourly rate - £15.64 £47.25
% change year-on-year - -66.89% +89.00%

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 9,721 7,463 5,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.49% 14.28% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,069 5,200 3,919
10th Percentile £190 £220 £200
25th Percentile £390 £381 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £638 £581 £575
90th Percentile £725 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 240 245
10th Percentile £13.38 £11.24 £11.20
25th Percentile £15.00 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.44 £17.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.47% +8.46% +1.49%
75th Percentile £45.06 £38.38 £22.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £63.08 £47.45
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £17.63
% change year-on-year - +13.48% +4.26%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XenApp in England.

Daily rate trend for XenApp in England

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XenApp in England over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for XenApp in England

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XenApp in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
London -33 96 £470 +17.50% 7
South East -18 48 £525 -3.31% 4
North of England -49 17 £425 +18.88% 9
East of England -24 12 £375 -16.67% 5
Midlands -32 12 £375 -18.48% 5
North West -40 9 £425 +11.48% 4
Yorkshire -26 8 £338 +206.82% 2
West Midlands -26 8 £500 - 5
East Midlands -11 4 £225 -51.09%
South West -24 2 - - 2
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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.

1 192 (98.46%) Citrix
2 171 (87.69%) Windows
3 135 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 116 (59.49%) VMware
5 110 (56.41%) Microsoft
6 104 (53.33%) Windows Server
7 101 (51.79%) XenDesktop
8 81 (41.54%) PowerShell
9 80 (41.03%) SCCM
10 71 (36.41%) Social Skills
11 69 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 67 (34.36%) Azure
13 66 (33.85%) Windows 10
14 59 (30.26%) Ivanti
15 57 (29.23%) DNS
16 56 (28.72%) Finance
16 56 (28.72%) Microsoft 365
17 52 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 49 (25.13%) DHCP
19 48 (24.62%) Microsoft App-V
20 45 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
21 44 (22.56%) ITIL
22 40 (20.51%) Windows Server 2016
23 37 (18.97%) Firewall
23 37 (18.97%) Hyper-V
23 37 (18.97%) SolarWinds
24 36 (18.46%) Migration
25 35 (17.95%) MS Exchange
25 35 (17.95%) HP
26 34 (17.44%) SQL

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 35 (17.95%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.64%) IIS
5 10 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.13%) SharePoint
6 8 (4.10%) Confluence
7 2 (1.03%) Apache
7 2 (1.03%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.51%) JBoss
8 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.10%) Markit EDM
1 8 (4.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 67 (34.36%) Azure
2 56 (28.72%) Microsoft 365
3 32 (16.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 30 (15.38%) AWS
5 23 (11.79%) SaaS
6 15 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
7 14 (7.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 4 (2.05%) Mimecast
8 4 (2.05%) OneDrive
9 3 (1.54%) GCP
9 3 (1.54%) IaaS
9 3 (1.54%) Nutanix
9 3 (1.54%) Power Automate
10 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Azure Monitor
11 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (29.23%) DNS
2 49 (25.13%) DHCP
3 37 (18.97%) Firewall
4 23 (11.79%) NetScaler
5 16 (8.21%) SAN
6 15 (7.69%) Network Security
7 10 (5.13%) IPv4
8 6 (3.08%) LAN
8 6 (3.08%) Remote Desktop
8 6 (3.08%) WAN
9 4 (2.05%) VPN
10 3 (1.54%) Junos
10 3 (1.54%) NAS
10 3 (1.54%) TCP/IP
10 3 (1.54%) Wireless
10 3 (1.54%) WLAN
11 2 (1.03%) BGP
11 2 (1.03%) MPLS
11 2 (1.03%) OSPF
11 2 (1.03%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 8 (4.10%) JIRA
2 5 (2.56%) MSI
3 4 (2.05%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (36.41%) Social Skills
2 56 (28.72%) Finance
3 21 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.62%) Banking
5 7 (3.59%) Public Sector
6 6 (3.08%) Legal
7 4 (2.05%) Law
8 3 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.03%) Documentation Skills
9 2 (1.03%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.51%) Advertising
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (22.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 32 (16.41%) Architect
2 32 (16.41%) Citrix Engineer
3 18 (9.23%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (8.72%) Analyst
4 17 (8.72%) Wintel Engineer
5 16 (8.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 15 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
6 15 (7.69%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 15 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 13 (6.67%) IT Engineer
8 11 (5.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Digital Architect
9 10 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 10 (5.13%) Unix Engineer
9 10 (5.13%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Linux Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (4.62%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.69%) Middleware
2 1 (0.51%) ADO
2 1 (0.51%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.69%) Cloud Native
1 15 (7.69%) Clustering
2 12 (6.15%) Legacy Systems
2 12 (6.15%) User Experience
3 11 (5.64%) Fat Client
3 11 (5.64%) Thin Client
4 10 (5.13%) Smartphone
5 8 (4.10%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (3.59%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.08%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.08%) PKI
8 4 (2.05%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.05%) Replication
9 3 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
10 2 (1.03%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.51%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 171 (87.69%) Windows
2 104 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 66 (33.85%) Windows 10
4 45 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 40 (20.51%) Windows Server 2016
6 31 (15.90%) Linux
6 31 (15.90%) Windows 7
7 30 (15.38%) Unix
8 28 (14.36%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (4.62%) Windows Server 2019
11 7 (3.59%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.56%) VMS
13 3 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 44 (22.56%) ITIL
3 36 (18.46%) Migration
4 34 (17.44%) High Availability
5 30 (15.38%) Project Delivery
6 24 (12.31%) DevOps
7 23 (11.79%) Runbook
8 22 (11.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (11.28%) Product Roadmap
9 20 (10.26%) Data Loss Prevention
9 20 (10.26%) Project Management
9 20 (10.26%) Remediation Plan
10 19 (9.74%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (7.69%) Network Design
12 14 (7.18%) Change Management
13 13 (6.67%) RBAC
14 12 (6.15%) Patch Management
15 10 (5.13%) Task Automation
16 9 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 9 (4.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 81 (41.54%) PowerShell
2 34 (17.44%) SQL
3 28 (14.36%) VBScript
4 2 (1.03%) VB
5 1 (0.51%) Perl
5 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.72%) MCSE
3 14 (7.18%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (7.18%) MCSA
4 13 (6.67%) CCA
4 13 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (5.64%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (4.62%) MCITP
7 9 (4.62%) MCP
8 8 (4.10%) MCTS
9 6 (3.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (2.56%) CCNA
10 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (2.56%) Degree
11 3 (1.54%) CISSP
11 3 (1.54%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.03%) CCAA
12 2 (1.03%) MCSD
13 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.33%) SLA
2 19 (9.74%) GDPR
2 19 (9.74%) QA
3 2 (1.03%) PMO
4 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 135 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 101 (51.79%) XenDesktop
3 69 (35.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 48 (24.62%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (18.97%) Hyper-V
6 24 (12.31%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (10.26%) Virtual Desktop
8 18 (9.23%) vSphere
9 12 (6.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 10 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (3.59%) DFS Replication
13 6 (3.08%) Terminal Services
14 5 (2.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 80 (41.03%) SCCM
2 19 (9.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 15 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 9 (4.62%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 9 (4.62%) Control-M
4 9 (4.62%) SCOM
5 8 (4.10%) AirWatch
5 8 (4.10%) WSUS
6 7 (3.59%) SCOrch
6 7 (3.59%) SCVMM
7 6 (3.08%) Microsoft Clustering
7 6 (3.08%) Terraform
8 5 (2.56%) OfficeScan
9 4 (2.05%) Ansible
9 4 (2.05%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (2.05%) Perfmon
9 4 (2.05%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (1.54%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.54%) ZABBIX
11 2 (1.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 192 (98.46%) Citrix
2 116 (59.49%) VMware
3 110 (56.41%) Microsoft
4 59 (30.26%) Ivanti
5 37 (18.97%) SolarWinds
6 35 (17.95%) HP
7 20 (10.26%) Symantec
8 15 (7.69%) Cisco
9 14 (7.18%) Oracle
10 13 (6.67%) IBM
10 13 (6.67%) NetApp
11 10 (5.13%) Intel
11 10 (5.13%) Shavlik
12 9 (4.62%) BMC
12 9 (4.62%) EMC
13 8 (4.10%) Varonis
14 6 (3.08%) CheckPoint
14 6 (3.08%) Dell
14 6 (3.08%) Veeam
15 5 (2.56%) Zscaler