Period
to 11 November 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 11 November 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 398 420 484
Rank change year-on-year +22 +64 -91
Contract jobs citing XenApp 452 530 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.57% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category 3.84% 3.70% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 379 260
England median daily rate £371 £375 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.00% +11.52% +0.37%
10th Percentile £210 £213 £179
90th Percentile £536 £525 £498
UK median daily rate £365 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -2.67% +15.38% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 6
England median hourly rate £23.88 £20.25 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.90% -19.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £15.23 £17.48 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.00 £25.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £23.88 £20.25 £23.69
% change year-on-year +17.90% -14.52% -10.60%

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 11,778 14,338 11,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.48% 15.37% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,882 9,440 7,761
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £169 £185 £162
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 788 651
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.79% +8.42%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.58 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.75 £47.25
UK median hourly rate £16.95 £16.00 £16.81
% change year-on-year +5.94% -4.79% +8.42%

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 11 November 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 11 November 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 11 November 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 +46 205 £406 +1.56% 29
South East +15 96 £375 -6.25% 26
South West +19 51 £363 +3.57% 14
Midlands +27 38 £300 -14.29% 22
North of England +8 37 £315 -3.08% 26
West Midlands +41 32 £300 -14.29% 13
Yorkshire +28 20 £305 -7.58% 10
East of England +23 20 £350 +2.19% 5
North West -5 17 £315 -0.47% 14
East Midlands +2 6 £290 -18.88% 9
XenApp
UK

For the 6 months to 11 November 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.

1 420 (92.92%) Citrix
2 392 (86.73%) Windows
3 319 (70.58%) Active Directory
4 254 (56.19%) XenDesktop
5 245 (54.20%) Microsoft
6 238 (52.65%) VMware
7 229 (50.66%) Windows Server
8 173 (38.27%) SCCM
9 165 (36.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 158 (34.96%) Office 365
11 137 (30.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 133 (29.42%) PowerShell
13 114 (25.22%) DNS
14 109 (24.12%) MS Exchange
15 107 (23.67%) Windows 10
16 104 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
17 97 (21.46%) DHCP
18 95 (21.02%) Azure
19 87 (19.25%) Firewall
20 82 (18.14%) NetScaler
21 80 (17.70%) Windows 7
22 72 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
22 72 (15.93%) Microsoft App-V
22 72 (15.93%) ITIL
23 68 (15.04%) VMware ESXi
23 68 (15.04%) Skype for Business
24 67 (14.82%) vSphere
24 67 (14.82%) Ivanti
25 66 (14.60%) SQL Server
26 64 (14.16%) Linux

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
1 109 (24.12%) MS Exchange
2 68 (15.04%) Skype for Business
3 43 (9.51%) SharePoint
4 38 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (4.20%) IIS
6 10 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (0.88%) Apache
9 3 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.66%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.22%) Confluence
11 1 (0.22%) JBoss
11 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 42 (9.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 158 (34.96%) Office 365
2 95 (21.02%) Azure
3 46 (10.18%) AWS
4 19 (4.20%) SaaS
5 18 (3.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 15 (3.32%) Yammer
7 14 (3.10%) IaaS
8 11 (2.43%) PaaS
9 6 (1.33%) OneDrive
10 5 (1.11%) GCP
11 3 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.66%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.44%) Boomi
13 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.22%) AWS OpsWorks
13 1 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 114 (25.22%) DNS
2 97 (21.46%) DHCP
3 87 (19.25%) Firewall
4 82 (18.14%) NetScaler
5 51 (11.28%) Skype
6 40 (8.85%) SAN
7 28 (6.19%) TCP/IP
8 23 (5.09%) VLAN
9 16 (3.54%) LAN
10 15 (3.32%) VPN
11 14 (3.10%) WAN
12 12 (2.65%) VoIP
13 11 (2.43%) Network Security
14 9 (1.99%) Wi-Fi
15 8 (1.77%) iSCSI
15 8 (1.77%) NAS
15 8 (1.77%) Wireless
16 6 (1.33%) Internet
17 5 (1.11%) Ethernet
17 5 (1.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.99%) Amazon RDS
2 9 (1.99%) Big Data
3 6 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (1.11%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.66%) MySQL
6 2 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.22%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 37 (8.19%) MSI
2 30 (6.64%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.88%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.66%) JIRA
5 2 (0.44%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.44%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.44%) WiX
6 1 (0.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.22%) TestRail
6 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.22%) Zephyr
General
1 45 (9.96%) Finance
2 40 (8.85%) Banking
3 39 (8.63%) Public Sector
4 17 (3.76%) Local Government
5 14 (3.10%) Law
6 13 (2.88%) German Language
6 13 (2.88%) Russian Language
7 9 (1.99%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.55%) Investment Banking
9 6 (1.33%) Publishing
10 5 (1.11%) Back Office
10 5 (1.11%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.66%) Front Office
11 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.44%) Advertising
12 2 (0.44%) Legal
12 2 (0.44%) Marketing
12 2 (0.44%) Retail
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (26.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 63 (13.94%) Analyst
3 62 (13.72%) Citrix Engineer
4 43 (9.51%) Support Engineer
5 33 (7.30%) 3rd Line Support
6 32 (7.08%) Windows Engineer
7 29 (6.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 24 (5.31%) Citrix Analyst
9 22 (4.87%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 21 (4.65%) Citrix Support
11 20 (4.42%) Applications Packager
12 17 (3.76%) Administrator
12 17 (3.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 17 (3.76%) Support Analyst
13 16 (3.54%) Architect
13 16 (3.54%) Consultant
14 15 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
14 15 (3.32%) Citrix Specialist
14 15 (3.32%) Service Analyst
14 15 (3.32%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.77%) Web Services
2 7 (1.55%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.33%) SAML
4 5 (1.11%) React
4 5 (1.11%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.88%) Middleware
6 3 (0.66%) .NET
6 3 (0.66%) LDAP
7 2 (0.44%) JSON
7 2 (0.44%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.22%) COM
8 1 (0.22%) CSS
8 1 (0.22%) LAMP
8 1 (0.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 43 (9.51%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.31%) Fat Client
2 24 (5.31%) Thin Client
3 19 (4.20%) PKI
4 17 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (2.88%) Clustering
5 13 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.99%) Blackberry
6 9 (1.99%) Hedge funds
6 9 (1.99%) Replication
7 7 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
7 7 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.33%) NHS
9 5 (1.11%) Cloud Native
9 5 (1.11%) RSA SecurID
9 5 (1.11%) Shadow IT
10 4 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 392 (86.73%) Windows
2 229 (50.66%) Windows Server
3 107 (23.67%) Windows 10
4 104 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 80 (17.70%) Windows 7
6 72 (15.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 64 (14.16%) Linux
8 44 (9.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 34 (7.52%) Windows 8
10 28 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (3.76%) Android
12 14 (3.10%) Windows Mobile
13 11 (2.43%) VMS
14 10 (2.21%) Unix
15 8 (1.77%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.44%) AIX
17 2 (0.44%) Mac OS X
18 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
18 1 (0.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (30.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 72 (15.93%) ITIL
3 59 (13.05%) Migration
3 59 (13.05%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (9.96%) Application Packaging
5 24 (5.31%) Mobile Device Management
5 24 (5.31%) Project Delivery
6 23 (5.09%) Service Management
7 21 (4.65%) Virtual Environments
8 19 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (4.20%) High Availability
9 18 (3.98%) ITSM
9 18 (3.98%) Service Delivery
10 16 (3.54%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 15 (3.32%) Application Virtualisation
11 15 (3.32%) Change Management
11 15 (3.32%) Information Security
12 14 (3.10%) Business Continuity
12 14 (3.10%) Time Management
13 13 (2.88%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (29.42%) PowerShell
2 55 (12.17%) SQL
3 19 (4.20%) VBScript
4 14 (3.10%) C
5 11 (2.43%) VB
6 6 (1.33%) Python
7 2 (0.44%) Ruby
8 1 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.22%) C#
8 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.22%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) PHP
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (12.39%) Citrix Certification
2 53 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 49 (10.84%) MCSE
4 45 (9.96%) Security Cleared
5 39 (8.63%) CCA
6 23 (5.09%) SC Cleared
7 19 (4.20%) DV Cleared
8 14 (3.10%) CCNA
8 14 (3.10%) Cisco Certification
9 13 (2.88%) MCSA
10 11 (2.43%) Degree
11 10 (2.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (1.55%) CCNP
13 6 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.11%) CESG Certified Professional
14 5 (1.11%) MCITP
15 4 (0.88%) MCP
15 4 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 3 (0.66%) MCDST
16 3 (0.66%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.97%) SLA
2 13 (2.88%) QA
3 6 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.88%) GDPR
5 2 (0.44%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (0.44%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 319 (70.58%) Active Directory
2 254 (56.19%) XenDesktop
3 165 (36.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 72 (15.93%) Microsoft App-V
5 68 (15.04%) VMware ESXi
6 67 (14.82%) vSphere
7 62 (13.72%) Hyper-V
8 38 (8.41%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 22 (4.87%) DFS Replication
10 20 (4.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 19 (4.20%) Virtual Machines
12 14 (3.10%) Virtual Desktop
13 12 (2.65%) Xen
14 8 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (1.77%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.77%) VMware NSX
15 4 (0.88%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.88%) vCloud
16 3 (0.66%) VMware Workstation
17 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 173 (38.27%) SCCM
2 40 (8.85%) SCOM
3 17 (3.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (3.54%) XenMobile
5 11 (2.43%) vCenter Server
6 10 (2.21%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.99%) NetBackup
7 9 (1.99%) WSUS
8 8 (1.77%) AirWatch
9 7 (1.55%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (1.33%) Netcool
10 6 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
10 6 (1.33%) vRealize
11 5 (1.11%) Ansible
11 5 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
11 5 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.11%) SCOrch
11 5 (1.11%) SCVMM
11 5 (1.11%) Terraform
11 5 (1.11%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 420 (92.92%) Citrix
2 245 (54.20%) Microsoft
3 238 (52.65%) VMware
4 67 (14.82%) Ivanti
5 59 (13.05%) Cisco
6 40 (8.85%) NetApp
7 37 (8.19%) Dell
8 36 (7.96%) HP
9 29 (6.42%) Red Hat
10 24 (5.31%) McAfee
11 22 (4.87%) Apple
12 21 (4.65%) Novell
12 21 (4.65%) Symantec
13 17 (3.76%) EMC
13 17 (3.76%) ServiceNow
14 16 (3.54%) SolarWinds
15 12 (2.65%) Sony
16 10 (2.21%) Splunk
17 9 (1.99%) 3PAR
17 9 (1.99%) Nimble Storage