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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 132 143 139
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 76 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.27% 1.11% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 13.55% 12.09% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 49 58
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£388 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £280 £326
% change year-on-year
+11.60% -13.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -24.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-36.61% +57.77%
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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
561 670 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.38% 9.21% 7.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 433 350
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 52 45
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £12.75 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.00 £35.50 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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.

1 144 (95.36%) Citrix
2 130 (86.09%) Windows
3 84 (55.63%) Active Directory
4 74 (49.01%) VMware
5 73 (48.34%) Microsoft
6 69 (45.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (37.75%) SCCM
8 50 (33.11%) XenDesktop
9 47 (31.13%) Windows 7
10 46 (30.46%) Finance
11 42 (27.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (27.15%) Microsoft App-V
13 38 (25.17%) Windows Server 2003
14 37 (24.50%) Banking
15 31 (20.53%) SAN
16 28 (18.54%) Wyse
17 24 (15.89%) DNS
17 24 (15.89%) Citrix Certification
17 24 (15.89%) NetScaler
18 21 (13.91%) vSphere
19 20 (13.25%) MS Exchange
20 19 (12.58%) Thin Client
20 19 (12.58%) PowerShell
20 19 (12.58%) Fat Client
21 17 (11.26%) HP
21 17 (11.26%) Cisco
21 17 (11.26%) SQL
21 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
22 16 (10.60%) XenServer
22 16 (10.60%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.93%) SharePoint
3 12 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.97%) IIS
5 6 (3.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.97%) Lync
6 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.99%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (9.93%) MS Office
2 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.32%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (20.53%) SAN
2 24 (15.89%) DNS
2 24 (15.89%) NetScaler
3 15 (9.93%) Firewall
4 11 (7.28%) TCP/IP
4 11 (7.28%) DHCP
5 9 (5.96%) WAN
6 6 (3.97%) LAN
6 6 (3.97%) Network Security
7 5 (3.31%) VLAN
7 5 (3.31%) MPLS
8 4 (2.65%) Extranet
9 3 (1.99%) DSL
9 3 (1.99%) BIG-IP
9 3 (1.99%) VoIP
9 3 (1.99%) VPN
9 3 (1.99%) iSCSI
9 3 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (1.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.32%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (2.65%) MySQL
3 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.32%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) MSI
General
1 46 (30.46%) Finance
2 37 (24.50%) Banking
3 6 (3.97%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Retail
5 3 (1.99%) Law
5 3 (1.99%) Legal
5 3 (1.99%) Publishing
6 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (15.89%) Analyst
2 18 (11.92%) Citrix Engineer
3 17 (11.26%) Consultant
4 15 (9.93%) Administrator
5 14 (9.27%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (8.61%) Architect
6 13 (8.61%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Infrastructure Architect
8 9 (5.96%) Citrix Consultant
8 9 (5.96%) SCCM Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Citrix Administrator
10 7 (4.64%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Desktop Support
11 6 (3.97%) Server Support
11 6 (3.97%) Wintel Engineer
11 6 (3.97%) Server Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Server Support Analyst
12 5 (3.31%) Windows Administrator
12 5 (3.31%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.96%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.99%) LAMP
3 1 (0.66%) Middleware
3 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.58%) Thin Client
1 19 (12.58%) Fat Client
2 15 (9.93%) Blackberry
3 13 (8.61%) Clustering
4 7 (4.64%) Replication
5 5 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.99%) SecurID
8 2 (1.32%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.32%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.66%) Handset
9 1 (0.66%) PKI
9 1 (0.66%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 130 (86.09%) Windows
2 69 (45.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (31.13%) Windows 7
4 38 (25.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (10.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (9.27%) Linux
7 9 (5.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.30%) UNIX
9 3 (1.99%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.32%) Solaris
11 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.61%) ITIL
2 10 (6.62%) Incident Management
3 7 (4.64%) TOGAF
3 7 (4.64%) Problem Management
3 7 (4.64%) Software Deployment
3 7 (4.64%) Service Management
3 7 (4.64%) Migration
4 5 (3.31%) Configuration Management
4 5 (3.31%) Change Management
4 5 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (3.31%) Performance Management
5 4 (2.65%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (2.65%) Asset Management
6 3 (1.99%) Business Continuity
6 3 (1.99%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (1.99%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (1.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (1.99%) Coaching
6 3 (1.99%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.58%) PowerShell
2 17 (11.26%) SQL
3 8 (5.30%) VBScript
4 3 (1.99%) VB
5 2 (1.32%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (15.89%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (7.95%) CCA
3 11 (7.28%) CCEA
4 10 (6.62%) CCEE
5 8 (5.30%) MCSE
6 5 (3.31%) MCSA
6 5 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.31%) MCITP
7 4 (2.65%) CCNA
7 4 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (1.99%) RHCE
8 3 (1.99%) RHCT
8 3 (1.99%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.32%) MCP
10 1 (0.66%) CCIE
10 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.66%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.66%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (1.99%) SLA
System Software
1 84 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 50 (33.11%) XenDesktop
3 42 (27.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 41 (27.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 21 (13.91%) vSphere
6 16 (10.60%) XenServer
7 15 (9.93%) VMware ESX
7 15 (9.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 12 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (5.96%) Hyper-V
9 9 (5.96%) UAG
10 6 (3.97%) Xen
11 4 (2.65%) Terminal Services
11 4 (2.65%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.99%) NLBS
12 3 (1.99%) NFS
12 3 (1.99%) Firmware
13 1 (0.66%) MetaFrame
13 1 (0.66%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 57 (37.75%) SCCM
2 15 (9.93%) SCOM
3 10 (6.62%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 9 (5.96%) Backup Exec
5 7 (4.64%) WSUS
6 4 (2.65%) HP SIM
6 4 (2.65%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (2.65%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (1.99%) MIMEsweeper
7 3 (1.99%) MAILsweeper
7 3 (1.99%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.32%) SCOrch
8 2 (1.32%) XenMobile
8 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.32%) WMI
8 2 (1.32%) Control-M
9 1 (0.66%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 144 (95.36%) Citrix
2 74 (49.01%) VMware
3 73 (48.34%) Microsoft
4 28 (18.54%) Wyse
5 17 (11.26%) HP
5 17 (11.26%) Cisco
6 15 (9.93%) IBM
6 15 (9.93%) AppSense
7 14 (9.27%) EMC
8 11 (7.28%) NetApp
9 9 (5.96%) Altiris
9 9 (5.96%) Symantec
10 6 (3.97%) F5
10 6 (3.97%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.97%) Hitachi
11 5 (3.31%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.31%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.65%) 3PAR
12 4 (2.65%) Veeam
12 4 (2.65%) Remedy
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