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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
England / South West
Rank 125 112 128
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 12 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.47% 0.97% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 3.99% 8.19% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 15
Median daily rate £313 £235 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.97% -21.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £355 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £370
% change year-on-year - -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £8.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.38% +9.09%  

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 301 342 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.69% 11.79% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 195 157
Median daily rate £325 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £133 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 37 42
Median hourly rate £15.89 £18.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £8.88 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 +1 10 £310 +4.20% 1
Gloucestershire -1 1 £350 +174.50%
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Citrix
3 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 21 (80.77%) Windows 7
4 19 (73.08%) SCCM
4 19 (73.08%) MS Office
5 18 (69.23%) AppSense
6 17 (65.38%) VMware
6 17 (65.38%) Microsoft App-V
6 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
7 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (57.69%) XenDesktop
8 15 (57.69%) VMware ESX
9 14 (53.85%) Fat Client
9 14 (53.85%) Thin Client
10 13 (50.00%) Wyse
10 13 (50.00%) Incident Management
11 11 (42.31%) DNS
12 10 (38.46%) Finance
13 9 (34.62%) Skype for Business
13 9 (34.62%) Office 365
14 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (30.77%) Symantec
14 8 (30.77%) Cisco
14 8 (30.77%) BitLocker
14 8 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
14 8 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
15 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (26.92%) Dell

XenApp
Top Related 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 9 (34.62%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (73.08%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 11 (42.31%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) VPN
3 5 (19.23%) DHCP
3 5 (19.23%) Internet
4 2 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 1 (3.85%) Firewall
5 1 (3.85%) SNMP
5 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Citrix Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Support
6 1 (3.85%) Citrix Support Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Server Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Fat Client
1 14 (53.85%) Thin Client
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (7.69%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 25 (96.15%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (23.08%) Application Virtualisation
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Web Filtering
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 16 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (57.69%) VMware ESX
3 15 (57.69%) XenDesktop
4 8 (30.77%) BitLocker
4 8 (30.77%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 19 (73.08%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Citrix
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 18 (69.23%) AppSense
4 17 (65.38%) VMware
5 13 (50.00%) Wyse
6 8 (30.77%) Cisco
6 8 (30.77%) Symantec
7 7 (26.92%) Dell
8 6 (23.08%) CA
9 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
9 4 (15.38%) Xerox
10 2 (7.69%) IBM
10 2 (7.69%) Polycom
11 1 (3.85%) Apple
11 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
11 1 (3.85%) Intel Security