The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 125 156 146
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 74 76 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.28% 1.03% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 13.07% 11.60% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 49 54
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £199 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.88 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.24% +0.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £18.85 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.75 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +40.24%
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London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
566 655 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.79% 8.89% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 409 349
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 51 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £34.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the City of London region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the City of London region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp.

1 143 (100.00%) Citrix
2 119 (83.22%) Windows
3 78 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 74 (51.75%) Active Directory
5 72 (50.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (44.06%) SCCM
7 59 (41.26%) VMware
8 48 (33.57%) Windows 7
9 45 (31.47%) Finance
10 42 (29.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 39 (27.27%) Banking
12 38 (26.57%) XenDesktop
13 37 (25.87%) Windows Server 2003
14 36 (25.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (21.68%) XenServer
16 26 (18.18%) NetScaler
16 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
16 26 (18.18%) Wyse
17 25 (17.48%) SAN
18 23 (16.08%) Citrix Certification
18 23 (16.08%) Cisco
19 20 (13.99%) MS Exchange
20 18 (12.59%) Thin Client
20 18 (12.59%) Fat Client
21 17 (11.89%) DNS
22 16 (11.19%) HP
22 16 (11.19%) SQL
22 16 (11.19%) AppSense
23 15 (10.49%) SCOM
23 15 (10.49%) Firewall

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing XenApp also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XenApp. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (13.99%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (6.29%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (4.20%) Lync
5 5 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.10%) IIS
6 3 (2.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (7.69%) MS Office
1 11 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (18.18%) NetScaler
2 25 (17.48%) SAN
3 17 (11.89%) DNS
4 15 (10.49%) Firewall
5 8 (5.59%) WAN
5 8 (5.59%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.90%) DHCP
6 7 (4.90%) LAN
7 6 (4.20%) Unified Communications
8 5 (3.50%) VoIP
9 4 (2.80%) Network Security
10 3 (2.10%) MPLS
10 3 (2.10%) DSL
10 3 (2.10%) BIG-IP
10 3 (2.10%) VLAN
11 2 (1.40%) Extranet
11 2 (1.40%) VPN
12 1 (0.70%) SNMP
12 1 (0.70%) SMTP
12 1 (0.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.40%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.70%) MS Access
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MSI
2 2 (1.40%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.70%) InstallShield
General
1 45 (31.47%) Finance
2 39 (27.27%) Banking
3 5 (3.50%) Publishing
3 5 (3.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.10%) Law
5 2 (1.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (1.40%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Citrix Engineer
2 18 (12.59%) Administrator
3 16 (11.19%) Analyst
4 15 (10.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) Architect
6 13 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (8.39%) Citrix Administrator
8 11 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (7.69%) Consultant
9 9 (6.29%) SCCM Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (5.59%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.90%) Citrix Support
12 5 (3.50%) Windows Administrator
12 5 (3.50%) Deployment Specialist
12 5 (3.50%) SCCM Specialist
12 5 (3.50%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (3.50%) Service Analyst
13 4 (2.80%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.10%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.70%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (12.59%) Thin Client
1 18 (12.59%) Fat Client
2 12 (8.39%) Blackberry
2 12 (8.39%) Clustering
3 4 (2.80%) Replication
4 3 (2.10%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.10%) FlexPod
5 2 (1.40%) PKI
6 1 (0.70%) CESG
6 1 (0.70%) SecurID
6 1 (0.70%) Handset
6 1 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) FMCG
6 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 119 (83.22%) Windows
2 72 (50.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 48 (33.57%) Windows 7
4 37 (25.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.90%) Linux
7 5 (3.50%) UNIX
7 5 (3.50%) Windows XP
8 4 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.40%) Solaris
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (6.99%) ITIL
1 10 (6.99%) Migration
2 7 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (4.90%) Service Management
3 6 (4.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (3.50%) Problem Management
4 5 (3.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (3.50%) Configuration Management
5 4 (2.80%) Change Management
5 4 (2.80%) Business Continuity
5 4 (2.80%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (2.10%) Performance Management
7 2 (1.40%) Use Case
7 2 (1.40%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.40%) ITSM
7 2 (1.40%) Workflow
7 2 (1.40%) Project Management
8 1 (0.70%) PRINCE
8 1 (0.70%) Six Sigma
8 1 (0.70%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.19%) SQL
2 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.50%) VBScript
4 2 (1.40%) VB
4 2 (1.40%) C#
Qualifications
1 23 (16.08%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (9.09%) CCEA
3 12 (8.39%) CCEE
4 11 (7.69%) CCA
5 6 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.50%) MCP
6 5 (3.50%) MCSE
7 4 (2.80%) MCSA
7 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
8 3 (2.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.40%) CCNA
9 2 (1.40%) MCITP
10 1 (0.70%) Degree
10 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 74 (51.75%) Active Directory
2 42 (29.37%) Microsoft App-V
3 38 (26.57%) XenDesktop
4 36 (25.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 31 (21.68%) XenServer
6 14 (9.79%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (9.09%) vSphere
8 11 (7.69%) Hyper-V
9 9 (6.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (4.90%) Xen
10 7 (4.90%) VMware ESX
11 4 (2.80%) UAG
11 4 (2.80%) VMware Server
12 3 (2.10%) NLBS
13 2 (1.40%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.40%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 63 (44.06%) SCCM
2 15 (10.49%) SCOM
3 6 (4.20%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (3.50%) WSUS
5 4 (2.80%) Tivoli
5 4 (2.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.80%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.10%) ARCserve
7 2 (1.40%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.40%) WMI
7 2 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.40%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.40%) HP SIM
7 2 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.40%) AppDNA
7 2 (1.40%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.70%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 143 (100.00%) Citrix
2 78 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 59 (41.26%) VMware
4 26 (18.18%) Wyse
5 23 (16.08%) Cisco
6 16 (11.19%) HP
6 16 (11.19%) AppSense
7 13 (9.09%) EMC
8 10 (6.99%) IBM
9 8 (5.59%) NetApp
10 7 (4.90%) CheckPoint
11 6 (4.20%) Remedy
12 5 (3.50%) MobileIron
13 4 (2.80%) Symantec
13 4 (2.80%) Veeam
13 4 (2.80%) 3PAR
13 4 (2.80%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.10%) Hitachi
15 2 (1.40%) BMC
15 2 (1.40%) Lotus
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