The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 136 119 163
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +44
Contract jobs citing XenApp 76 79 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.18% 1.27% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 15.11% 15.16% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 60 49
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.50 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £20.30 £30.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
503 521 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.79% 8.36% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 322 357
Average daily rate £385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 59
Average hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £135.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 146 (91.25%) Citrix
2 120 (75.00%) Windows
3 86 (53.75%) Active Directory
4 67 (41.88%) VMware
5 66 (41.25%) XenDesktop
6 55 (34.38%) Windows 7
7 54 (33.75%) Microsoft
8 48 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 46 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 42 (26.25%) SCCM
11 41 (25.63%) Migration
12 34 (21.25%) Microsoft App-V
12 34 (21.25%) MS Exchange
13 33 (20.63%) Finance
14 30 (18.75%) AppSense
14 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 25 (15.63%) HP
16 24 (15.00%) XenServer
17 23 (14.38%) NetScaler
17 23 (14.38%) Cisco
18 22 (13.75%) Banking
18 22 (13.75%) SAN
18 22 (13.75%) SQL
18 22 (13.75%) NetApp
19 21 (13.13%) Windows XP
19 21 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
20 20 (12.50%) Firewall
20 20 (12.50%) SCOM
20 20 (12.50%) TCP/IP
21 19 (11.88%) Clustering

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 19 (11.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (8.75%) IIS
4 12 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (5.00%) Lync
7 7 (4.38%) IBM Notes
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (7.50%) MS Office
2 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
3 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.38%) NetScaler
2 22 (13.75%) SAN
3 20 (12.50%) Firewall
3 20 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 15 (9.38%) DNS
5 10 (6.25%) DHCP
6 5 (3.13%) WAN
6 5 (3.13%) Unified Communications
7 4 (2.50%) LAN
7 4 (2.50%) Internet
8 3 (1.88%) VPN
9 2 (1.25%) VoIP
9 2 (1.25%) DMZ
9 2 (1.25%) NAS
10 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.63%) VLAN
10 1 (0.63%) IMAP
10 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.63%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.63%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.63%) MySQL
6 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) MSI
2 2 (1.25%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (1.25%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.63%) AdminStudio
General
1 33 (20.63%) Finance
2 22 (13.75%) Banking
3 11 (6.88%) Law
4 4 (2.50%) Publishing
5 3 (1.88%) Legal
5 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Front Office
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (15.00%) Architect
2 23 (14.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (13.13%) Citrix Engineer
4 20 (12.50%) Analyst
5 15 (9.38%) Applications Packager
6 12 (7.50%) Infrastructure Architect
7 10 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Administrator
7 10 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.00%) Desktop Support
9 7 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (4.38%) Consultant
9 7 (4.38%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Desktop Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Citrix Specialist
11 5 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (3.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.75%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
2 3 (1.88%) Middleware
3 2 (1.25%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.63%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Clustering
2 15 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.00%) Thin Client
3 8 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 5 (3.13%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.88%) Replication
6 2 (1.25%) iPad
6 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.25%) PKI
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.63%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) iPhone
7 1 (0.63%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.63%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 120 (75.00%) Windows
2 55 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 48 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (13.13%) Windows XP
5 21 (13.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (8.75%) Linux
7 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.25%) Solaris
8 2 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.63%) UNIX
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.63%) Migration
2 18 (11.25%) Load Balancing
2 18 (11.25%) ITIL
3 15 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (6.88%) Service Management
5 10 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 10 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 8 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 8 (5.00%) Use Case
7 6 (3.75%) High Availability
7 6 (3.75%) Project Management
7 6 (3.75%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.13%) Problem Management
8 5 (3.13%) Change Management
9 3 (1.88%) TOGAF
9 3 (1.88%) Release Management
9 3 (1.88%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.88%) SOA
9 3 (1.88%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 22 (13.75%) SQL
2 13 (8.13%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.63%) VBScript
4 5 (3.13%) C
5 2 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.50%) MCSE
3 11 (6.88%) Citrix Certification
4 10 (6.25%) MCP
5 9 (5.63%) MCSA
6 6 (3.75%) CCEE
6 6 (3.75%) CCEA
6 6 (3.75%) CCA
7 5 (3.13%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.13%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (1.88%) Degree
9 3 (1.88%) MCITP
9 3 (1.88%) CCNA
9 3 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.63%) MCTS
10 1 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.63%) CCNP
10 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.63%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 86 (53.75%) Active Directory
2 66 (41.25%) XenDesktop
3 46 (28.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (21.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (15.00%) XenServer
6 18 (11.25%) vSphere
7 14 (8.75%) Hyper-V
8 7 (4.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 6 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (1.88%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.88%) Xen
11 3 (1.88%) VMware Server
11 3 (1.88%) IAG
11 3 (1.88%) UAG
12 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.63%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.63%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 42 (26.25%) SCCM
2 20 (12.50%) SCOM
3 12 (7.50%) AppDNA
4 3 (1.88%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (1.88%) ARCserve
5 2 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.25%) WSUS
5 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.63%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 146 (91.25%) Citrix
2 67 (41.88%) VMware
3 54 (33.75%) Microsoft
4 30 (18.75%) AppSense
5 25 (15.63%) HP
6 23 (14.38%) Cisco
7 22 (13.75%) NetApp
8 16 (10.00%) EMC
9 11 (6.88%) McAfee
9 11 (6.88%) Oracle
10 8 (5.00%) Dell
10 8 (5.00%) Wyse
11 7 (4.38%) LANDesk
11 7 (4.38%) Lotus
12 6 (3.75%) CheckPoint
12 6 (3.75%) Symantec
12 6 (3.75%) Juniper
13 4 (2.50%) IBM
13 4 (2.50%) BMC
13 4 (2.50%) Remedy
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