Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 163 240 267
Rank change year-on-year +77 +27 +37
Contract jobs citing XenApp 9 97 123
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 0.23% 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 1.41% 4.58% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 68 85
Median daily rate £390 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -2.60% +5.48%
10th Percentile £325 £307 £213
90th Percentile £496 £500 £573
England median daily rate £366 £373 £375
% change year-on-year -1.68% -0.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £19.48 £21.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -10.95% -12.50%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £20.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +75.00% -1.23% -19.00%

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 639 2,119 2,608
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.47% 15.97% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 1,256 1,554
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £180 £160 £176
90th Percentile £588 £606 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £456
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.25% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 149 171
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.41 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +8.78% -3.96%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.73 £10.58
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.75 £45.05
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% -3.03%

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
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 25 November 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
Thames Valley +95 3 £390 +0.65%
Hampshire +31 3 £491 +31.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +43 2 £390 -
East Sussex +30 2 - -
Berkshire +72 1 - -
West Sussex +31 1 £350 -9.97% 1
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
3 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) Symantec
6 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 2 (22.22%) Office 365
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
6 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) NAS
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VSAN
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Application Packaging
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCITP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (11.11%) VCAP
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (11.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (11.11%) vRealize
1 1 (11.11%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) Symantec
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Ivanti
6 1 (11.11%) Proofpoint