Period
to 15 May 2021

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 15 May 2021 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
15 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 190 200 267
Rank change year-on-year +10 +67 +36
Contract jobs citing XenApp 29 42 106
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 3.11% 3.76% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 84
10th Percentile £419 £331 £327
25th Percentile £440 £358 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £534 £390 £413
Median % change year-on-year +36.86% -5.45% +10.00%
75th Percentile £578 £421 £502
90th Percentile £587 £488 £625
England median daily rate £440 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +17.33% -3.23% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £17.16 £38.00
Median % change year-on-year - -54.84% +68.89%
England median hourly rate £43.31 £38.55 £20.33
% change year-on-year +12.35% +89.64% -9.67%

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 933 1,118 2,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.76% 14.49% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 723 1,552
10th Percentile £230 £141 £185
25th Percentile £325 £260 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £425 £435
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +5.45%
75th Percentile £531 £519 £538
90th Percentile £592 £575 £600
England median daily rate £490 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 89 157
10th Percentile £12.98 £11.40 £11.00
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.07 £12.50
Median hourly rate £22.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +37.50% -3.03% +1.76%
75th Percentile £50.00 £18.00 £26.65
90th Percentile £65.50 £25.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.95 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.99% +2.73% +4.04%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing XenApp as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XenApp in the South East.

Daily rate trend for XenApp in the South East

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XenApp in the South East over the 6 months to 15 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for XenApp in the South East

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XenApp in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 15 May 2021. 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
Hampshire +4 23 £556 +42.44% 5
West Sussex +11 2 £525 +37.70%
Surrey +24 1 £450 +7.14%
Thames Valley +15 1 £413 -2.94% 3
Buckinghamshire +2 1 £413 -2.94% 2
East Sussex - 1 - -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 15 May 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (82.76%) VMware
3 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
4 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
5 19 (65.52%) Windows
5 19 (65.52%) Azure
6 18 (62.07%) AWS
6 18 (62.07%) Social Skills
7 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
7 17 (58.62%) Oracle
7 17 (58.62%) Migration
7 17 (58.62%) Microsoft App-V
8 16 (55.17%) Middleware
8 16 (55.17%) SQL
8 16 (55.17%) Network Design
8 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
9 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (44.83%) Azure Active Directory
10 11 (37.93%) DevOps
10 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
11 9 (31.03%) Public Cloud
11 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
11 9 (31.03%) SaaS
12 7 (24.14%) Cloud Native
12 7 (24.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
14 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
14 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
14 5 (17.24%) vSphere

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 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 19 (65.52%) Azure
2 18 (62.07%) AWS
3 13 (44.83%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (31.03%) SaaS
5 7 (24.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (6.90%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (3.45%) IaaS
7 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
2 2 (6.90%) DHCP
2 2 (6.90%) DNS
2 2 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (6.90%) VSAN
3 1 (3.45%) ADSL
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
3 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
3 1 (3.45%) MPLS
3 1 (3.45%) NAS
3 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) GCC
General
1 18 (62.07%) Social Skills
2 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Architect
1 16 (55.17%) Cloud Architect
1 16 (55.17%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
1 16 (55.17%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (6.90%) Designer
2 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) AWS Architect
3 1 (3.45%) Azure Architect
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Core Network Designer
3 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (3.45%) IT Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Project Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Middleware
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 9 (31.03%) Public Cloud
3 7 (24.14%) Cloud Native
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.45%) Android
6 1 (3.45%) CentOS
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.45%) Unix
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Migration
2 16 (55.17%) Network Design
3 11 (37.93%) DevOps
4 4 (13.79%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Storage Virtualisation
5 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Project Delivery
7 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (3.45%) Budget Control
7 1 (3.45%) eTOM
7 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.79%) MCSE
3 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (10.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
6 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.45%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 17 (58.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (55.17%) Hyper-V
5 5 (17.24%) vSphere
5 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
6 3 (10.34%) VMware NSX
7 2 (6.90%) Terminal Services
8 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) vRealize
2 2 (6.90%) PowerCLI
2 2 (6.90%) Puppet
3 1 (3.45%) HAProxy
3 1 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (82.76%) VMware
3 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
4 17 (58.62%) Oracle
5 3 (10.34%) Dell
5 3 (10.34%) NetApp
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco
6 2 (6.90%) HP
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
6 2 (6.90%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) EMC
7 1 (3.45%) F5
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.45%) Veeam