Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 175 174
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 -15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 18 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.35% 0.41% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 2.36% 3.51% 5.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 22
South West median daily rate £313 £316 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.19% +24.02% -21.42%
10th Percentile £250 £276 £125
90th Percentile £380 £363 £386
England median daily rate £338 £350 £334
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.87% -11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
South West median hourly rate £16.00 - £8.75
10th Percentile £15.50 - £8.38
90th Percentile £16.50 - £9.13
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.17 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.30% +11.41% -15.56%

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 764 626 693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 14.97% 11.81% 11.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 384 409
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £163 £125 £130
90th Percentile £608 £564 £480
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 53 66
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £15.25 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.59% -18.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.38 £10.63
90th Percentile £44.20 £47.35 £43.38
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -

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 April 2018.

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 April 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
Dorset - 5 £250 - 4
Devon - 4 - - 2
Bristol -15 3 £313 - 4
Wiltshire +10 2 - -
Gloucestershire +8 1 £275 -17.91%
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (55.56%) DNS
6 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (44.44%) Cisco
8 7 (38.89%) DHCP
8 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
8 7 (38.89%) Office 365
9 6 (33.33%) Skype
9 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
9 6 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 6 (33.33%) ITIL
9 6 (33.33%) IBM
9 6 (33.33%) Dell
9 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (33.33%) SAN
10 5 (27.78%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
10 5 (27.78%) Firewall
11 4 (22.22%) Avaya
11 4 (22.22%) Migration
11 4 (22.22%) MCSA
11 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (22.22%) SSL
11 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 6 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 6 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
3 6 (33.33%) SAN
3 6 (33.33%) Skype
4 5 (27.78%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) SSL
6 3 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
6 3 (16.67%) VLAN
7 2 (11.11%) ADSL
7 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
7 2 (11.11%) NAS
7 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.56%) Extranet
8 1 (5.56%) Intranet
8 1 (5.56%) LAN
8 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.56%) WAN
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Consultant
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
2 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) IT Manager
2 2 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Lync Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows Server
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.56%) Android
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 4 (22.22%) Migration
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.11%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (22.22%) MCITP
2 4 (22.22%) MCSA
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 13 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 3 (16.67%) XenServer
6 2 (11.11%) Terminal Services
6 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (5.56%) ISA Server
7 1 (5.56%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
2 2 (11.11%) SCOM
3 1 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) Dell
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) HP
7 4 (22.22%) Avaya
7 4 (22.22%) Sonus
7 4 (22.22%) Veeam
8 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
9 1 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (5.56%) CommVault
9 1 (5.56%) EMC
9 1 (5.56%) NetApp
9 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
9 1 (5.56%) Samsung
9 1 (5.56%) Veritas
9 1 (5.56%) Zscaler