Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 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 West
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 192 187
Rank change year-on-year +36 -5 -8
Contract jobs citing XenApp 47 39 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 0.61% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 4.47% 3.84% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 7
South West median daily rate £335 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.59% +13.28% +2.40%
10th Percentile £220 £288 £233
90th Percentile £465 £438 £369
England median daily rate £363 £380 £330
% change year-on-year -4.61% +15.15% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South West median hourly rate £160.00 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +357.14% +118.75% +30.61%
10th Percentile £155.00 £35.00 £15.50
90th Percentile £165.00 £35.00 £16.50
England median hourly rate £21.46 £20.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year +5.96% -47.74% +137.88%

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 1,051 1,016 705
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.97% 15.94% 13.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 594 405
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £150 £202 £159
90th Percentile £600 £588 £589
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 58
South West median hourly rate £21.50 £26.57 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.09% +13.07% +54.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.14 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.93 £49.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.41
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.47% +2.53%

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 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
Gloucestershire +14 16 £313 -0.79% 2
Devon +3 15 £380 +4.83% 1
Bristol -5 8 £363 -6.45% 1
Somerset +3 4 - - 4
Dorset - 4 £220 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 39 (82.98%) Citrix
3 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
4 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
5 25 (53.19%) Security Cleared
6 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
7 21 (44.68%) SCCM
7 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
8 20 (42.55%) Office 365
9 19 (40.43%) XenDesktop
10 16 (34.04%) Application Packaging
10 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
11 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
12 13 (27.66%) Firewall
12 13 (27.66%) VMware
12 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
13 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
13 12 (25.53%) ITIL
13 12 (25.53%) Windows 10
14 10 (21.28%) SQL
14 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
14 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
16 8 (17.02%) IIS
16 8 (17.02%) WAAS
16 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
16 8 (17.02%) Azure
16 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
16 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 15 (31.91%) MS Exchange
2 9 (19.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (17.02%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (42.55%) Office 365
2 8 (17.02%) Azure
3 7 (14.89%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) NetScaler
2 8 (17.02%) WAAS
3 5 (10.64%) DHCP
3 5 (10.64%) DNS
4 3 (6.38%) Skype
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
5 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.26%) VPN
5 2 (4.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (8.51%) Law
2 2 (4.26%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (17.02%) Administrator
2 8 (17.02%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Windows Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Junior
5 4 (8.51%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Junior Infrastructure Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Packager
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) SCCM Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) iPhone
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (91.49%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (25.53%) Windows 10
5 10 (21.28%) Windows 7
5 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.51%) Windows XP
7 3 (6.38%) Linux
8 2 (4.26%) Android
9 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) Application Packaging
2 12 (25.53%) ITIL
3 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (12.77%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security
5 4 (8.51%) Information Security Management
5 4 (8.51%) ISMS
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
5 4 (8.51%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (8.51%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (8.51%) Security Management
5 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.38%) High Availability
6 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.38%) Software Licensing
7 2 (4.26%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.26%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (4.26%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) PowerShell
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) C
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (53.19%) Security Cleared
2 23 (48.94%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.26%) MCDST
4 2 (4.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.13%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (72.34%) Active Directory
2 19 (40.43%) XenDesktop
3 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) vSphere
4 4 (8.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.26%) Citrix Hypervisor
5 2 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.26%) Xen
6 1 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (44.68%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Citrix
2 29 (61.70%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) VMware
4 5 (10.64%) Ivanti
5 4 (8.51%) Apple
5 4 (8.51%) BMC
5 4 (8.51%) MobileIron
5 4 (8.51%) Remedy
5 4 (8.51%) Sony
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 2 (4.26%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (4.26%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.13%) CA
8 1 (2.13%) McAfee
8 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.13%) Wyse