Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 272 310
Rank change year-on-year +80 +38 -18
Contract jobs citing XenApp 35 102 80
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.69% 0.48%
As % of the System Software category 3.36% 4.27% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 76 54
Median daily rate £395 £413 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.24% +10.74% -3.87%
10th Percentile £331 £313 £208
90th Percentile £488 £625 £500
England median daily rate £375 £388 £333
% change year-on-year -3.23% +16.54% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £38.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +68.89% -
England median hourly rate £37.59 £24.92 £22.50
% change year-on-year +50.86% +10.74% +0.74%

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 1,043 2,386 2,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.72% 16.20% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 631 1,505 1,265
Median daily rate £425 £435 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +4.82% +3.75%
10th Percentile £146 £190 £181
90th Percentile £575 £592 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 151 165
Median hourly rate £16.13 £16.50 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.27% -0.69% +0.70%
10th Percentile £11.58 £10.61 £10.40
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £45.13
Median hourly rate £18.70 £16.95 £16.29
% change year-on-year +10.32% +4.07% +1.80%

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 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +51 25 £395 +3.95% 3
Thames Valley +57 5 £425 - 1
Berkshire +36 4 £338 -38.64%
Surrey +56 2 - -
West Sussex +10 2 £381 -7.58%
Buckinghamshire +32 1 £425 +58.88%
Kent +20 1 £325 -45.83%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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 35 (100.00%) Citrix
2 28 (80.00%) Windows
3 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
4 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
5 20 (57.14%) XenDesktop
6 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
6 16 (45.71%) SCCM
7 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (42.86%) VMware
7 15 (42.86%) DNS
8 12 (34.29%) NetScaler
8 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 11 (31.43%) PKI
9 11 (31.43%) DHCP
9 11 (31.43%) ITIL
10 10 (28.57%) Firewall
10 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (25.71%) DFS Replication
11 9 (25.71%) Migration
11 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (25.71%) SSL
12 8 (22.86%) Thin Client
12 8 (22.86%) Fat Client
12 8 (22.86%) Azure
12 8 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (22.86%) Web Filtering
13 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (20.00%) Clustering
13 7 (20.00%) Citrix Certification

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 3 (8.57%) IBM Notes
1 3 (8.57%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.71%) Acrobat
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Elite 3E
1 2 (5.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Azure
2 6 (17.14%) AWS
3 5 (14.29%) Office 365
4 4 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (11.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 4 (11.43%) SaaS
5 1 (2.86%) iTunes
5 1 (2.86%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (42.86%) DNS
2 12 (34.29%) NetScaler
3 11 (31.43%) DHCP
4 10 (28.57%) Firewall
5 9 (25.71%) SSL
6 5 (14.29%) SAN
6 5 (14.29%) VLAN
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (11.43%) LAN
8 3 (8.57%) IPsec
8 3 (8.57%) Skype
9 2 (5.71%) NAS
9 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
10 1 (2.86%) ADSL
10 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
10 1 (2.86%) Internet
10 1 (2.86%) ISDN
10 1 (2.86%) MPLS
10 1 (2.86%) PSTN
10 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) ClearCase
1 3 (8.57%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
1 2 (5.71%) Public Sector
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Local Government
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) Architect
2 4 (11.43%) Consultant
2 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
3 3 (8.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) IT Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) IT Support
4 2 (5.71%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) Middleware
2 2 (5.71%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) PKI
2 8 (22.86%) Fat Client
2 8 (22.86%) Thin Client
3 7 (20.00%) Clustering
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (11.43%) Cloud Native
6 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
6 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.86%) iPhone
7 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (14.29%) AIX
6 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
6 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.71%) VMS
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (2.86%) Android
9 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (31.43%) ITIL
3 9 (25.71%) Migration
4 8 (22.86%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (22.86%) Web Filtering
5 6 (17.14%) Project Delivery
6 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (14.29%) High Availability
7 4 (11.43%) DevOps
7 4 (11.43%) Network Design
8 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) Project Management
8 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) Break/Fix
9 2 (5.71%) Change Management
9 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.71%) ITSM
9 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (8.57%) VB
2 3 (8.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (11.43%) CCA
3 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) CCNP
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CCEA
5 2 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.71%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) MCSE
5 2 (5.71%) VCAP
5 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.86%) APMP
6 1 (2.86%) BC Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.86%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (57.14%) XenDesktop
3 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
4 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (25.71%) DFS Replication
6 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (14.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 4 (11.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (8.57%) Terminal Server
10 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (5.71%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (45.71%) SCCM
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (11.43%) SCOM
2 4 (11.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (11.43%) WSUS
3 3 (8.57%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (8.57%) Tivoli
3 3 (8.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
4 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (5.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Citrix
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) VMware
4 6 (17.14%) Symantec
5 5 (14.29%) Dell
5 5 (14.29%) IBM
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco
6 4 (11.43%) Oracle
7 3 (8.57%) Lotus
7 3 (8.57%) McAfee
8 2 (5.71%) Adobe
8 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.71%) HP
8 2 (5.71%) iManage
8 2 (5.71%) Ivanti
8 2 (5.71%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) Proofpoint
8 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
9 1 (2.86%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.86%) EMC