Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 October 2018 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 West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 191 185
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -5
Contract jobs citing XenApp 34 12 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.22% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 4.00% 1.78% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 4 19
South West median daily rate £325 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.99% +11.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £293 £200
90th Percentile £438 £445 £438
England median daily rate £370 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +13.85% - -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
South West median hourly rate - - £12.38
England median hourly rate £21.38 £25.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year -14.50% -6.54% +12.63%

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 849 673 770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.05% 12.21% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 408 452
South West median daily rate £400 £354 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% +1.07% +7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £157 £131
90th Percentile £575 £520 £574
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 47 72
South West median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +15.30% -22.17%
10th Percentile £10.63 £10.41 £10.28
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £42.95
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the South West

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the South West

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the South West over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the South West

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the South West

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Bristol -1 18 £390 +1.96% 2
Gloucestershire +11 13 £325 -
Wiltshire -23 1 - -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 30 (88.24%) VMware
3 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 27 (79.41%) Windows Server
5 25 (73.53%) Windows
5 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
6 17 (50.00%) XenDesktop
7 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (47.06%) NetScaler
7 16 (47.06%) ITIL
8 15 (44.12%) ITIL V3
9 14 (41.18%) vSphere
9 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
10 13 (38.24%) Clustering
10 13 (38.24%) Service Management
10 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (32.35%) Security Patching
11 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Clustering
11 11 (32.35%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (32.35%) CommVault
11 11 (32.35%) NetApp
12 10 (29.41%) SCCM
12 10 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
12 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
13 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 8 (23.53%) Wyse
14 8 (23.53%) VMware Server

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 14 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 11 (32.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (23.53%) Skype for Business
4 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Office 365
2 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (47.06%) NetScaler
2 8 (23.53%) Skype
3 7 (20.59%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) DHCP
4 6 (17.65%) NAS
4 6 (17.65%) SAN
5 4 (11.76%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (11.76%) VLAN
6 3 (8.82%) Firewall
7 2 (5.88%) Internet
7 2 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Data Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Data Centre Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Citrix Specialist
4 5 (14.71%) Citrix Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Citrix Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.94%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Support
8 1 (2.94%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (38.24%) Clustering
2 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 8 (23.53%) Fat Client
2 8 (23.53%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Windows Server
2 25 (73.53%) Windows
3 10 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (23.53%) Windows 7
5 7 (20.59%) Windows 10
6 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Linux
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) ITIL
2 15 (44.12%) ITIL V3
3 13 (38.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (38.24%) Service Management
4 11 (32.35%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (32.35%) Security Patching
5 10 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
6 9 (26.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (20.59%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (11.76%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
8 4 (11.76%) Server Management
8 4 (11.76%) Storage Management
9 3 (8.82%) Proactive Management
10 2 (5.88%) Antivirus Management
10 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (5.88%) ITSM
10 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
10 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (11.76%) CCNA
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CCA
5 3 (8.82%) MCSE
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) DBS Check
System Software
1 25 (73.53%) Active Directory
2 17 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 16 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (41.18%) vSphere
5 10 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (23.53%) VMware Server
7 7 (20.59%) Hyper-V
7 7 (20.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 7 (20.59%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (11.76%) Firmware
9 2 (5.88%) XenServer
10 1 (2.94%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft Clustering
2 10 (29.41%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (5.88%) SCDPM
3 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
3 2 (5.88%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Citrix
2 30 (88.24%) VMware
3 28 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 11 (32.35%) CommVault
4 11 (32.35%) NetApp
5 8 (23.53%) Wyse
6 7 (20.59%) CA
6 7 (20.59%) Ivanti
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco
8 3 (8.82%) EMC
9 2 (5.88%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) LogRhythm
10 1 (2.94%) Oracle
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.94%) Symantec