Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 16 January 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 > Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 210 215
Rank change year-on-year +6 +5 -47
Contract jobs citing XenApp 41 39 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.52% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 4.26% 4.72% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 26 13
Midlands median daily rate £300 £275 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -19.12% +25.93%
10th Percentile £114 £220 £260
90th Percentile £419 £430 £427
England median daily rate £341 £350 £357
% change year-on-year -2.71% -1.91% +1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £12.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +275.00% -51.02% +6.52%
10th Percentile £40.00 £11.00 £24.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £13.00 £24.75
England median hourly rate £32.50 £16.29 £37.00
% change year-on-year +99.51% -55.97% +64.44%

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 Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 962 826 746
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 12.15% 9.31% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 452 315
Midlands median daily rate £350 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £161 £125 £145
90th Percentile £550 £511 £491
England median daily rate £440 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 96 159
Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -
10th Percentile £9.99 £10.13 £10.08
90th Percentile £26.63 £21.47 £23.95
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.19% -

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the Midlands

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the Midlands

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the Midlands over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the Midlands

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the Midlands

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
West Midlands +10 26 £325 +30.00% 5
East Midlands +3 15 £250 -23.08% 8
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 41 (100.00%) Citrix
2 27 (65.85%) Windows
3 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
4 25 (60.98%) VMware
5 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
6 17 (41.46%) XenDesktop
6 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
7 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco
8 12 (29.27%) DHCP
8 12 (29.27%) DNS
8 12 (29.27%) SCCM
8 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (29.27%) Office 365
9 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
9 11 (26.83%) LAN
9 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
10 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
10 10 (24.39%) Firewall
11 9 (21.95%) Microsoft App-V
11 9 (21.95%) NetScaler
11 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
12 8 (19.51%) SQL
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
13 7 (17.07%) ITIL
13 7 (17.07%) SAN
14 6 (14.63%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (14.63%) WAN

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 11 (26.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.32%) IIS
4 3 (7.32%) Skype for Business
4 3 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) Office 365
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.44%) Data Lake Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (29.27%) DHCP
1 12 (29.27%) DNS
2 11 (26.83%) LAN
3 10 (24.39%) Firewall
3 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.95%) NetScaler
5 7 (17.07%) SAN
6 6 (14.63%) WAN
7 5 (12.20%) VLAN
8 4 (9.76%) NAS
9 3 (7.32%) VPN
10 2 (4.88%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (4.88%) Telnet
11 1 (2.44%) ADSL
11 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
11 1 (2.44%) Internet
11 1 (2.44%) SMS
11 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.32%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.32%) SAP Data Services
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.44%) Data Lake
5 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.44%) HDInsight
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.44%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.44%) MSI
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (14.63%) 2nd Line Support
1 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support
1 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 5 (12.20%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Technician
4 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Administrator
4 3 (7.32%) Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Support
5 2 (4.88%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) DBA
5 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Clustering
1 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.88%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.88%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.88%) NHS
2 2 (4.88%) Private Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.88%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 27 (65.85%) Windows
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 4 (9.76%) Windows 10
8 2 (4.88%) CentOS
8 2 (4.88%) Debian
8 2 (4.88%) Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) ITIL
2 5 (12.20%) Change Management
2 5 (12.20%) CRM
2 5 (12.20%) Service Management
3 3 (7.32%) Application Packaging
3 3 (7.32%) ITSM
3 3 (7.32%) Migration
4 2 (4.88%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (4.88%) Capacity Management
4 2 (4.88%) Change Control
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (4.88%) Data Management
4 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.88%) Integration Testing
4 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.44%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.44%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) PowerShell
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Citrix Certification
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.76%) MCSA
4 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) CCNA
5 2 (4.88%) CCNP
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.44%) CCA
6 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (2.44%) MCP
6 1 (2.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (63.41%) Active Directory
2 17 (41.46%) XenDesktop
3 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (21.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (14.63%) XenServer
6 5 (12.20%) Hyper-V
6 5 (12.20%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (7.32%) vSphere
9 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
2 5 (12.20%) WSUS
3 2 (4.88%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.88%) SCVMM
4 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (60.98%) VMware
3 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
4 12 (29.27%) Cisco
5 6 (14.63%) Apple
5 6 (14.63%) Sophos
6 3 (7.32%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) SAP
6 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
7 2 (4.88%) Dell
7 2 (4.88%) EMC
7 2 (4.88%) Ivanti
7 2 (4.88%) NetApp
7 2 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.88%) Veeam
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds