Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 187 173
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 +11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 30 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.56% 0.31% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 3.75% 2.58% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 21
South West median daily rate £325 £316 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.42% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £296 £125
90th Percentile £410 £405 £388
England median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
South West median hourly rate £16.00 - £8.75
10th Percentile £15.50 - £8.38
90th Percentile £16.50 - £35.83
England median hourly rate £22.50 £22.34 £27.50
% change year-on-year +0.74% -18.78% +22.22%

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 799 660 772
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.92% 11.99% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 410 437
South West median daily rate £390 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% -2.07% +11.54%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £150
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 40 77
South West median hourly rate £18.75 £15.51 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.87% -1.51% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.36 £10.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £48.75 £42.70
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +3.13% +4.92% -4.69%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -10 10 £350 +12.90% 1
Gloucestershire +5 6 £300 -10.45%
Dorset - 5 £250 - 2
Wiltshire +9 3 - -
Devon - 3 - - 1
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
5 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (36.67%) ITIL
7 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 10 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
9 8 (26.67%) vSphere
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
9 8 (26.67%) Clustering
10 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (23.33%) Office 365
10 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (20.00%) Skype
11 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
11 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (20.00%) CommVault
11 6 (20.00%) NetApp
11 6 (20.00%) Service Management
11 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (20.00%) Cisco
11 6 (20.00%) DHCP

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 10 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Office 365
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) DNS
2 9 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 6 (20.00%) DHCP
3 6 (20.00%) Skype
4 5 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (16.67%) SAN
5 3 (10.00%) Internet
5 3 (10.00%) SSL
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) ADSL
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Support
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Data Centre Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Lync Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Clustering
2 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 2 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 10
4 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Android
6 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (20.00%) Security Patching
3 6 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) People Management
6 1 (3.33%) Demand Management
6 1 (3.33%) Due Diligence
6 1 (3.33%) Proactive Management
6 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
1 3 (10.00%) MCITP
1 3 (10.00%) MCSA
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 9 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (26.67%) vSphere
6 7 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (16.67%) XenServer
8 3 (10.00%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (10.00%) VMware Server
9 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
10 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
3 2 (6.67%) XenMobile
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (83.33%) VMware
3 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) Cisco
4 6 (20.00%) CommVault
4 6 (20.00%) NetApp
5 5 (16.67%) IBM
6 4 (13.33%) Dell
7 3 (10.00%) Avaya
7 3 (10.00%) EMC
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Sonus
7 3 (10.00%) Veeam
7 3 (10.00%) Wyse
8 2 (6.67%) CA
8 2 (6.67%) Ivanti
8 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle
9 1 (3.33%) Symantec