Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 19 November 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 > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 277 271 238
Rank change year-on-year -6 -33 -15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 81 94 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.57% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 3.33% 4.39% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 77 111
South East median daily rate £365 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% +1.56% -1.54%
10th Percentile £287 £174 £225
90th Percentile £496 £507 £475
England median daily rate £330 £340 £363
% change year-on-year -2.94% -6.21% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
South East median hourly rate £25.00 - £17.50
10th Percentile £19.60 - £11.25
90th Percentile £60.00 - £147.75
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -5.66% -18.46% +62.50%

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2431 2141 2253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.66% 12.88% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1447 1266 1235
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £143 £180 £163
90th Percentile £538 £538 £490
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 189 255
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.67% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.96 £39.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the South East

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the South East

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the South East

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the South East

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the South East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for XenApp in the South East

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -8 35 £310 -22.50% 7
Berkshire +9 21 £310 -12.37% 2
Surrey -10 18 £365 +31.53%
Hampshire -2 14 £450 +38.46% 2
West Sussex -2 10 £375 +2.74% 1
Buckinghamshire -21 9 £425 -7.99% 2
Oxfordshire -3 5 £300 -27.27% 3
East Sussex - 3 £350 -
Middlesex +7 1 £213 -34.62%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 South East region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 79 (97.53%) Citrix
2 73 (90.12%) Windows
3 62 (76.54%) Active Directory
4 48 (59.26%) Microsoft
5 46 (56.79%) VMware
6 40 (49.38%) Windows Server
7 37 (45.68%) XenDesktop
8 33 (40.74%) Office 365
9 30 (37.04%) Windows 7
9 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 30 (37.04%) DNS
10 28 (34.57%) DHCP
11 25 (30.86%) Microsoft Certification
11 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 24 (29.63%) SCCM
12 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (28.40%) MCSE
14 21 (25.93%) MS Exchange
15 20 (24.69%) LAN
15 20 (24.69%) WAN
16 19 (23.46%) VMware ESXi
17 18 (22.22%) Linux
18 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
19 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
19 16 (19.75%) Windows 10
20 15 (18.52%) ITIL
20 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (18.52%) AppSense
21 14 (17.28%) MCP
21 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 21 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.05%) Skype for Business
3 10 (12.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.74%) Office 365
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.17%) OneDrive
4 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) IaaS
6 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.04%) DNS
2 28 (34.57%) DHCP
3 20 (24.69%) LAN
3 20 (24.69%) WAN
4 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
5 12 (14.81%) Firewall
5 12 (14.81%) NetScaler
6 10 (12.35%) SAN
7 8 (9.88%) Skype
8 7 (8.64%) VLAN
9 3 (3.70%) VPN
10 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.47%) iSCSI
10 2 (2.47%) Network Security
11 1 (1.23%) BIG-IP
11 1 (1.23%) CTI
11 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (1.23%) SSL
11 1 (1.23%) VoIP
11 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.47%) MSI
2 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (9.88%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Publishing
3 4 (4.94%) Back Office
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 13 (16.05%) Analyst
2 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Architect
3 9 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) VMware Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Wintel Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Citrix Specialist
6 5 (6.17%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Citrix Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Support
8 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Citrix Designer
8 3 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) .NET
1 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.23%) Middleware
1 1 (1.23%) Web Services
1 1 (1.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Fat Client
2 4 (4.94%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.70%) CESG
3 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.47%) AS400
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.47%) iSeries
4 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.23%) CMDB
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) iPhone
5 1 (1.23%) IVR
5 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 73 (90.12%) Windows
2 40 (49.38%) Windows Server
3 30 (37.04%) Windows 7
3 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (22.22%) Linux
6 16 (19.75%) Windows 10
7 15 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (9.88%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.94%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.94%) Unix
10 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.52%) ITIL
2 10 (12.35%) Migration
3 8 (9.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (7.41%) Patch Management
4 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.17%) Application Virtualisation
5 5 (6.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 5 (6.17%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (4.94%) Business Continuity
6 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.94%) High Availability
6 4 (4.94%) Project Management
6 4 (4.94%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.70%) Email Migration
7 3 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.70%) Network Design
7 3 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) PowerShell
2 9 (11.11%) VBScript
3 7 (8.64%) SQL
4 4 (4.94%) Java
5 1 (1.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (28.40%) MCSE
3 14 (17.28%) MCP
4 10 (12.35%) MCDST
5 5 (6.17%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (3.70%) CCA
7 3 (3.70%) CCNA
7 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.47%) MCSA
8 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) CCEA
9 1 (1.23%) CCNP
9 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) GSAE
9 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.23%) PMP
9 1 (1.23%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 62 (76.54%) Active Directory
2 37 (45.68%) XenDesktop
3 24 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (23.46%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
6 11 (13.58%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (9.88%) XenServer
8 6 (7.41%) vSphere
9 5 (6.17%) BitLocker
9 5 (6.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (2.47%) Docker
12 1 (1.23%) DFS Replication
12 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (1.23%) Terminal Server
12 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
12 1 (1.23%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (29.63%) SCCM
2 11 (13.58%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (9.88%) EdgeSight
4 5 (6.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (4.94%) SCOM
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.47%) Ansible
8 1 (1.23%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.23%) MOM
8 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.23%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (97.53%) Citrix
2 48 (59.26%) Microsoft
3 46 (56.79%) VMware
4 15 (18.52%) AppSense
5 11 (13.58%) HP
5 11 (13.58%) Symantec
6 8 (9.88%) NetApp
7 7 (8.64%) Cisco
8 6 (7.41%) Apple
9 5 (6.17%) Altiris
9 5 (6.17%) Forcepoint
9 5 (6.17%) MobileIron
9 5 (6.17%) Polycom
10 4 (4.94%) Canon
10 4 (4.94%) LANDesk
11 3 (3.70%) Wyse
12 2 (2.47%) Avaya
12 2 (2.47%) CommVault
12 2 (2.47%) Computacenter
12 2 (2.47%) McAfee