The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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 / North East
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 30 67
Rank change year-on-year -23 +37  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 6 128 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.07% 7.99% 0.60%
As % of the System Software category 7.69% 27.53% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 81 3
Median daily rate £200 £270 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.92% +42.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £298 £310
% change year-on-year +9.24% -4.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £10.25 £28.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.50% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -44.34% +33.72%  

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 78 465 89
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 13.95% 29.03% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 283 45
Median daily rate £320 £280 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +1.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £211 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £340 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 47 17
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +119.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £26.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.27% +25.71%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing XenApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the North East

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the North East

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the North East

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the North East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 2 £215 -20.37%
Durham - 2 - -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 North East region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (73.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (46.67%) VMware
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) XenServer
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) SCCM
7 5 (33.33%) AppSense
7 5 (33.33%) DHCP
8 4 (26.67%) DNS
8 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
8 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
8 4 (26.67%) XenMobile
8 4 (26.67%) ThinPrint
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
9 3 (20.00%) IIS
9 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
9 3 (20.00%) 3G

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 3 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) DHCP
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) 3G
3 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) SMS
4 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 3 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (13.33%) Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) High Availability
2 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (40.00%) XenServer
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (26.67%) XenDesktop
4 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) XenMobile
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (13.33%) SCOM
5 1 (6.67%) EdgeSight
5 1 (6.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) AppSense
5 4 (26.67%) ThinPrint
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) Google
7 1 (6.67%) SAP