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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 126 130
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 8 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.29% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the System Software category 2.48% 3.61% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 9
Median daily rate £320 £300 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £133 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £310 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £295 £310
% change year-on-year +10.16% -4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.75 £18.66
% change year-on-year -28.69% +54.09%  

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 322 416 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.79% 13.96% 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 236 155
Median daily rate £375 £389 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.53% +19.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £223 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £638 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 37 52
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.36 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +209.34% -23.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £11.09 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £34.70 £22.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -27.64% +28.57%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing XenApp as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -2 6 £383 +27.50% 1
Gloucestershire +9 2 £320 -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) Windows
4 12 (70.59%) VMware
5 11 (64.71%) Finance
5 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (52.94%) XenDesktop
7 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
7 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
7 8 (47.06%) SCCM
7 8 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (47.06%) AppSense
8 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
8 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
8 7 (41.18%) Wyse
8 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
8 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (35.29%) Office 365
9 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
10 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (29.41%) DNS
10 5 (29.41%) Dell
10 5 (29.41%) Cisco
10 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
10 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
10 5 (29.41%) Virtual Desktop

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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (29.41%) Skype for Business
3 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (17.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
1 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
2 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
1 7 (41.18%) Citrix Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Citrix Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix Support
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Fat Client
1 7 (41.18%) Thin Client
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (29.41%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 7
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Digital Marketing
2 3 (17.65%) Programme Management
3 2 (11.76%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (52.94%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (52.94%) XenDesktop
4 8 (47.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
6 5 (29.41%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (17.65%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) SCCM
2 3 (17.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) AppSense
5 7 (41.18%) Wyse
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco
6 5 (29.41%) Dell
7 3 (17.65%) SAP
7 3 (17.65%) Symantec
7 3 (17.65%) Veeam
8 2 (11.76%) CA
8 2 (11.76%) Xerox
9 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
9 1 (5.88%) Polycom