Period
to 24 January 2018

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 24 January 2018 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 167 177
Rank change year-on-year -26 +10 -15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 6 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 4.73% 4.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 21
South West median daily rate £316 £313 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.20% +25.00% -18.37%
10th Percentile £306 £223 £135
90th Percentile £362 £438 £450
England median daily rate £330 £350 £357
% change year-on-year -5.71% -1.91% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
South West median hourly rate - £12.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -71.84% +89.13%
England median hourly rate £32.50 £16.29 £41.50
% change year-on-year +99.51% -60.75% +80.43%

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 699 655 680
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.29% 12.17% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 390 379
South West median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% - -3.70%
10th Percentile £162 £119 £119
90th Percentile £588 £513 £488
England median daily rate £450 £413 £385
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 68 76
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -29.11% +25.40%
10th Percentile £11.02 £10.46 £11.00
90th Percentile £44.65 £47.50 £43.38
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.15 £15.50
% change year-on-year +2.17% +4.19% -

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 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 24 January 2018. 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 -27 2 £313 +4.17% 2
Gloucestershire +15 1 - -
Wiltshire +8 1 £320 -8.57% 2
Devon - 1 - -
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) DHCP
3 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Skype
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Dell
5 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) NetScaler

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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DHCP
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Extranet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (16.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
1 2 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (16.67%) AirWatch
2 1 (16.67%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Citrix
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Sonus
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Wyse