Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 373 429 443
Rank change year-on-year +56 +14 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 380 484 496
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.62% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the System Software category 3.94% 3.45% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 355 351
England median daily rate £363 £385 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.84% +18.46% -7.14%
10th Percentile £255 £203 £162
90th Percentile £498 £566 £500
UK median daily rate £365 £380 £325
% change year-on-year -3.95% +16.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 8
England median hourly rate £21.46 £20.25 £46.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.96% -56.22% +183.92%
10th Percentile £15.47 £16.65 £15.94
90th Percentile £132.75 £24.85 £74.25
UK median hourly rate £21.46 £20.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% -37.69% +99.51%

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 9,637 14,035 11,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.60% 15.59% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,376 9,322 7,789
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £171 £185 £165
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -4.86% +5.11% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 668 626
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -0.88% +0.89%
10th Percentile £11.26 £10.55 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.61 £47.00 £47.06
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.81% - -

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 +60 139 £375 -1.64% 33
South East +51 85 £390 -2.50% 22
North of England +71 65 £325 -15.03% 24
South West +21 47 £343 -5.52% 4
Midlands +33 26 £320 -12.33% 21
Yorkshire +58 25 £313 -11.97% 10
North West +23 23 £300 -17.24% 11
West Midlands +53 22 £320 -12.33% 16
North East +21 17 £375 -6.35% 3
East of England +27 15 £313 -21.88% 13
East Midlands +25 3 £388 +8.39% 5
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 361 (95.00%) Citrix
2 294 (77.37%) Windows
3 237 (62.37%) Active Directory
4 211 (55.53%) XenDesktop
5 206 (54.21%) VMware
6 190 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 155 (40.79%) Windows Server
8 131 (34.47%) VMware Infrastructure
9 129 (33.95%) Office 365
10 116 (30.53%) SCCM
11 106 (27.89%) DNS
12 104 (27.37%) NetScaler
13 102 (26.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 95 (25.00%) PowerShell
15 92 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
16 87 (22.89%) Windows 10
17 85 (22.37%) Azure
18 84 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
19 79 (20.79%) DHCP
20 75 (19.74%) Citrix Certification
21 74 (19.47%) ITIL
22 68 (17.89%) Ivanti
23 65 (17.11%) Windows 7
24 63 (16.58%) MS Exchange
25 62 (16.32%) SQL Server
26 60 (15.79%) Hyper-V
26 60 (15.79%) Security Cleared
27 57 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
27 57 (15.00%) Firewall
27 57 (15.00%) Migration

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 63 (16.58%) MS Exchange
2 36 (9.47%) Skype for Business
3 32 (8.42%) SharePoint
4 25 (6.58%) IIS
5 23 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.26%) Drupal
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (8.42%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.53%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.53%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 129 (33.95%) Office 365
2 85 (22.37%) Azure
3 40 (10.53%) AWS
4 11 (2.89%) OneDrive
5 10 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (2.63%) IaaS
6 9 (2.37%) SaaS
7 7 (1.84%) Yammer
8 6 (1.58%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 3 (0.79%) GCP
9 3 (0.79%) PaaS
10 2 (0.53%) iTunes
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.26%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (27.89%) DNS
2 104 (27.37%) NetScaler
3 79 (20.79%) DHCP
4 57 (15.00%) Firewall
5 43 (11.32%) SAN
6 31 (8.16%) Skype
7 28 (7.37%) TCP/IP
8 23 (6.05%) VLAN
9 17 (4.47%) WAN
10 13 (3.42%) LAN
10 13 (3.42%) SSL
11 12 (3.16%) VoIP
12 11 (2.89%) VPN
13 10 (2.63%) VSAN
13 10 (2.63%) Wireless
14 8 (2.11%) WAAS
15 6 (1.58%) NAS
15 6 (1.58%) Network Security
16 5 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
16 5 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (16.32%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
3 7 (1.84%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.79%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.53%) MySQL
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.26%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (3.68%) MSI
2 12 (3.16%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.05%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 52 (13.68%) Finance
2 23 (6.05%) Public Sector
3 14 (3.68%) Local Government
4 10 (2.63%) Banking
4 10 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.11%) Law
6 6 (1.58%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.05%) Back Office
7 4 (1.05%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.79%) Marketing
8 3 (0.79%) Publishing
9 2 (0.53%) Electronics
9 2 (0.53%) Front Office
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Police
10 1 (0.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 91 (23.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 90 (23.68%) Citrix Engineer
3 53 (13.95%) Analyst
4 30 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 25 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 24 (6.32%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (5.79%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (5.53%) Citrix Specialist
9 19 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 18 (4.74%) Citrix Analyst
11 17 (4.47%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 17 (4.47%) Support Analyst
12 16 (4.21%) Consultant
12 16 (4.21%) IT Engineer
13 15 (3.95%) Citrix Support
13 15 (3.95%) Infrastructure Support
14 13 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support
14 13 (3.42%) Applications Packager
14 13 (3.42%) Service Analyst
14 13 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.63%) Middleware
2 9 (2.37%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.32%) Web Services
4 2 (0.53%) COM
4 2 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.53%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.26%) LAMP
5 1 (0.26%) LDAP
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 30 (7.89%) PKI
3 28 (7.37%) Fat Client
3 28 (7.37%) Thin Client
4 15 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.89%) Clustering
6 9 (2.37%) Blackberry
6 9 (2.37%) Enterprise Storage
7 8 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.32%) Replication
9 4 (1.05%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.05%) CMDB
9 4 (1.05%) NHS
10 3 (0.79%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.79%) iPhone
10 3 (0.79%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.79%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.53%) Handset
11 2 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 294 (77.37%) Windows
2 155 (40.79%) Windows Server
3 92 (24.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 87 (22.89%) Windows 10
5 84 (22.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (17.11%) Windows 7
7 44 (11.58%) Linux
8 25 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (5.53%) Windows 8
10 14 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (3.16%) Android
11 12 (3.16%) VMS
12 7 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (1.84%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.05%) AIX
13 4 (1.05%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.26%) CentOS
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (26.84%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 74 (19.47%) ITIL
3 57 (15.00%) Migration
4 32 (8.42%) Application Packaging
5 29 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
6 27 (7.11%) Service Management
7 25 (6.58%) High Availability
8 22 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
9 21 (5.53%) Performance Management
10 18 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (4.74%) Change Management
10 18 (4.74%) ITSM
10 18 (4.74%) Project Delivery
10 18 (4.74%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.42%) Cybersecurity
11 13 (3.42%) Infrastructure Management
11 13 (3.42%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 13 (3.42%) Virtual Environments
12 12 (3.16%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 95 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 46 (12.11%) SQL
3 12 (3.16%) VBScript
4 8 (2.11%) C
5 4 (1.05%) VB
6 2 (0.53%) Python
6 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 75 (19.74%) Citrix Certification
2 60 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 45 (11.84%) SC Cleared
4 40 (10.53%) CCA
5 37 (9.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 28 (7.37%) MCSE
7 14 (3.68%) Degree
7 14 (3.68%) MCSA
8 12 (3.16%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.37%) MCITP
10 8 (2.11%) CCNA
10 8 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.58%) MCP
11 6 (1.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (1.32%) CCNP
12 5 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.05%) MCDST
13 4 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
14 3 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.05%) SLA
2 2 (0.53%) GDPR
2 2 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.53%) QA
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 237 (62.37%) Active Directory
2 211 (55.53%) XenDesktop
3 131 (34.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 57 (15.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 55 (14.47%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (13.42%) vSphere
8 32 (8.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 26 (6.84%) DFS Replication
10 21 (5.53%) Virtual Machines
11 16 (4.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 15 (3.95%) VMware NSX
13 10 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
14 7 (1.84%) Virtual Desktop
15 6 (1.58%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (1.58%) Xen
16 5 (1.32%) Firmware
17 4 (1.05%) Terminal Services
18 2 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 116 (30.53%) SCCM
2 39 (10.26%) SCOM
3 18 (4.74%) vRealize
3 18 (4.74%) XenMobile
4 12 (3.16%) McAfee ePO
5 11 (2.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (2.63%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.11%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.84%) AirWatch
8 7 (1.84%) SolarWinds Orion
9 5 (1.32%) Puppet
9 5 (1.32%) SCOrch
9 5 (1.32%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.32%) WSUS
10 4 (1.05%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (1.05%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (1.05%) Jamf Pro
10 4 (1.05%) Perfmon
10 4 (1.05%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.79%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 361 (95.00%) Citrix
2 206 (54.21%) VMware
3 190 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 68 (17.89%) Ivanti
5 38 (10.00%) Cisco
6 36 (9.47%) McAfee
7 32 (8.42%) Dell
8 27 (7.11%) NetApp
9 21 (5.53%) Symantec
10 18 (4.74%) EMC
11 16 (4.21%) HP
11 16 (4.21%) Nimble Storage
11 16 (4.21%) SolarWinds
12 13 (3.42%) Apple
12 13 (3.42%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.16%) Oracle
14 10 (2.63%) IBM
15 9 (2.37%) Altiris
15 9 (2.37%) Meraki
15 9 (2.37%) Veeam