Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 174 194
Rank change year-on-year -11 +20 -40
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.52% 0.47%
As % of the System Software category 1.73% 4.07% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 20 16
South West median daily rate £320 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +30.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £306 £251 £163
90th Percentile £435 £444 £463
England median daily rate £330 £340 £363
% change year-on-year -2.94% -6.21% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
South West median hourly rate - £12.38 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.55% +89.13%
England median hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -5.66% -18.46% +62.50%

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 692 737 706
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.43% 12.82% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 439 370
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -1.52%
10th Percentile £156 £125 £120
90th Percentile £548 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 79 94
South West median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -27.33% +16.76%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.15 £43.36
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -17 9 £313 +4.17%
Gloucestershire +18 1 - -
Wiltshire 0 1 £320 -24.71%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 5 (41.67%) VMware
6 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (41.67%) Office 365
6 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
7 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL
8 3 (25.00%) DHCP
8 3 (25.00%) DNS
8 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) SCCM
8 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
9 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (16.67%) Skype
9 2 (16.67%) SCOM
9 2 (16.67%) Clustering
9 2 (16.67%) Replication
9 2 (16.67%) PowerShell

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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) NetScaler
2 3 (25.00%) DHCP
2 3 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (16.67%) NAS
3 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Extranet
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet
4 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Billing
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 1 (8.33%) Android
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (8.33%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (8.33%) SIEM
3 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) SCOM
3 1 (8.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (8.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (8.33%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (8.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) SAP
5 1 (8.33%) Veeam
5 1 (8.33%) Veritas
5 1 (8.33%) Wyse