Period
to 18 September 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 September 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 106 185 178
Rank change year-on-year +79 -7 +10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 16 43 37
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South West 0.83% 0.67% 0.64%
As % of the System Software category 5.26% 3.64% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 29
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +11.54% -2.99%
10th Percentile £115 £236 £260
90th Percentile £481 £402 £438
England median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +7.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.75 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year +34.62% +25.30% +19.32%

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 304 1,181 809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.71% 18.30% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 720 464
Median daily rate £475 £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +10.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £158 £163 £180
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 77
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +70.73% +2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.27 £10.80
90th Percentile £64.50 £45.25 £47.00
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +30.30% - -1.81%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing XenApp as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XenApp in the South West.

Daily rate trend for XenApp in the South West

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XenApp in the South West over the 6 months to 18 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for XenApp in the South West

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XenApp in the South West.

Hourly rate trend for XenApp in the South West

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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 September 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
Wiltshire +65 6 £120 -
Devon +15 6 £481 +32.62%
Bristol +55 2 £350 +7.69%
Somerset +14 2 - -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
3 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
4 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
6 8 (50.00%) VMware
7 7 (43.75%) IIS
7 7 (43.75%) ITIL
7 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
8 6 (37.50%) Office 365
8 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 6 (37.50%) Application Packaging
8 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
9 5 (31.25%) SCCM
9 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
9 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
9 5 (31.25%) VoIP
9 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
9 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (31.25%) SQL
9 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
9 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (25.00%) Puppet
10 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 4 (25.00%) Linux
10 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
11 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management

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 7 (43.75%) IIS
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Azure
3 1 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) Ethernet
2 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (6.25%) Public Sector
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Service Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Administrator
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Designer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Clustering
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Derivative
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2019
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
7 2 (12.50%) CentOS
7 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Application Packaging
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Information Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Server Building
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) XenDesktop
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (6.25%) Terminal Services
4 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 4 (25.00%) Puppet
3 3 (18.75%) Ansible
4 2 (12.50%) Terraform
5 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle