The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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 24 June 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 / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 139 140
Rank change year-on-year +21 +1  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the System Software category 3.47% 1.74% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £325 £250 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -20.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year +8.33% -3.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year -44.34% +33.72%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 202 345 309
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 10.16% 12.26% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 222 165
Median daily rate £350 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £215 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 15 41
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.00 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +37.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £9.55 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £23.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in Yorkshire

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in Yorkshire

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
South Yorkshire +10 6 £325 +30.00%
West Yorkshire +20 1 £350 +68.67% 1
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
2 8 (72.73%) DHCP
2 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) LDAP
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) Dell
3 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (54.55%) F5
4 6 (54.55%) Data ONTAP
4 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Back Office
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) LDAP
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Server Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Server
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) NetBackup
1 2 (18.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (9.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) NetApp
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Dell
2 7 (63.64%) HP
2 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) F5
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) AppSense
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Sophos