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 3 months to 22 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 / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 207 166
Rank change year-on-year -21 -41  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 22 64 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.28% 0.71% 1.10%
As % of the System Software category 2.29% 5.40% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 40 61
Median daily rate £369 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.60% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +7.50% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -9.80%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.70 £28.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year -41.93% +30.68%  

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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 961 1185 1267
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.37% 13.13% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 705 639
Median daily rate £400 £395 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +8.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £228 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 110 152
Median hourly rate £17.75 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.82% +15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
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 3 months to 22 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
Surrey -9 10 £349 -19.64%
Hampshire +9 4 £475 +51.87% 2
West Sussex +8 4 £375 -13.59% 2
Buckinghamshire -19 3 £500 +16.27% 1
Berkshire +11 2 £200 -14.89% 4
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 53 (94.64%) Citrix
2 40 (71.43%) Windows
3 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
4 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 22 (39.29%) XenDesktop
6 21 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (35.71%) VMware
7 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
10 16 (28.57%) Fat Client
10 16 (28.57%) Cisco
10 16 (28.57%) Thin Client
11 15 (26.79%) AppDNA
12 14 (25.00%) HP
12 14 (25.00%) DNS
13 13 (23.21%) AppSense
13 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
14 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
15 11 (19.64%) F5
16 10 (17.86%) GPG13
16 10 (17.86%) Protective Monitoring
16 10 (17.86%) DevOps
16 10 (17.86%) Palo Alto
16 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
16 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (17.86%) Finance
16 10 (17.86%) Linux
16 10 (17.86%) SQL
17 9 (16.07%) DHCP

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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 3 (5.36%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.50%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.79%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
2 10 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (16.07%) BIG-IP
3 9 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (16.07%) DHCP
4 7 (12.50%) NetScaler
5 5 (8.93%) Firewall
6 4 (7.14%) SAN
6 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.14%) WAN
7 3 (5.36%) LAN
7 3 (5.36%) SSL
7 3 (5.36%) VPN
8 2 (3.57%) Internet
8 2 (3.57%) Skype
9 1 (1.79%) HTTP
9 1 (1.79%) MPLS
9 1 (1.79%) Network Security
9 1 (1.79%) VoIP
9 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) DB2
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) MSI
1 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Electronics
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.79%) Marketing
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Architect
2 10 (17.86%) Citrix Engineer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architect
4 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (7.14%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) IT Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) .NET
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (1.79%) COM
1 1 (1.79%) REST
1 1 (1.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 16 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) iSeries
3 5 (8.93%) AS400
3 5 (8.93%) PKI
4 3 (5.36%) Clustering
5 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) BYOD
6 1 (1.79%) CMDB
6 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) IVR
6 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Windows
2 18 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
4 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (17.86%) Linux
6 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
8 4 (7.14%) Unix
8 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 4 (7.14%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.79%) AIX
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) DevOps
1 10 (17.86%) Protective Monitoring
2 7 (12.50%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) DNA
3 5 (8.93%) Project Management
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.36%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Converged Infrastructure
6 2 (3.57%) Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.79%) Network Design
7 1 (1.79%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.79%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.86%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.57%) VBScript
4 1 (1.79%) C
4 1 (1.79%) C#
4 1 (1.79%) VB
4 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (16.07%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.50%) MCSE
4 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (8.93%) MCP
6 4 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.36%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (5.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.57%) CCA
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.57%) MCDST
9 1 (1.79%) Degree
9 1 (1.79%) GSAE
9 1 (1.79%) MCTS
9 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) GPG13
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
3 1 (1.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.79%) PMBOK
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (39.29%) XenDesktop
3 21 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
6 3 (5.36%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (5.36%) vSphere
6 3 (5.36%) XenServer
7 2 (3.57%) Firmware
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.79%) Docker
8 1 (1.79%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.79%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) AppDNA
2 8 (14.29%) SCCM
3 5 (8.93%) NetBackup
4 4 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.36%) EdgeSight
5 3 (5.36%) Tivoli
5 3 (5.36%) WSUS
6 2 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (3.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (3.57%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.79%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.79%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.79%) Puppet
7 1 (1.79%) SCOM
7 1 (1.79%) SCSM
7 1 (1.79%) Simpana
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 53 (94.64%) Citrix
2 28 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 20 (35.71%) VMware
4 16 (28.57%) Cisco
5 14 (25.00%) HP
6 13 (23.21%) AppSense
7 11 (19.64%) F5
8 10 (17.86%) Palo Alto
9 5 (8.93%) IBM
9 5 (8.93%) NetApp
9 5 (8.93%) Wyse
10 4 (7.14%) McAfee
11 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
11 3 (5.36%) Dell
11 3 (5.36%) Hitachi
11 3 (5.36%) Intel
11 3 (5.36%) Symantec
11 3 (5.36%) Veritas
12 2 (3.57%) BT
12 2 (3.57%) CommVault