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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 118 160 126
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -34
Contract jobs citing XenApp 32 32 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.02% 0.62% 1.33%
As % of the System Software category 11.76% 6.96% 15.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 23 58
Average daily rate £394 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £276 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £468 £542
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £370 £340
% change year-on-year
-15.54% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +22.22%
XenApp
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
272 460 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.64% 8.98% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 314 340
Average daily rate £408 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -3.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £23.34 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016, 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 61 (95.31%) Citrix
2 48 (75.00%) Windows
3 43 (67.19%) Active Directory
4 36 (56.25%) SCCM
5 34 (53.13%) VMware
6 30 (46.88%) Finance
7 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
8 28 (43.75%) XenDesktop
9 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (42.19%) Windows 7
10 23 (35.94%) ITIL
11 21 (32.81%) Microsoft App-V
12 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
13 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
14 18 (28.13%) NetScaler
14 18 (28.13%) MS Office
15 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
16 16 (25.00%) MCSE
16 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (20.31%) Blackberry
17 13 (20.31%) Windows 2000 Server
17 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (18.75%) MCDST
18 12 (18.75%) MCP
19 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
20 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
21 9 (14.06%) VBScript
21 9 (14.06%) SAN
22 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.81%) IIS
3 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.69%) OpenStack
6 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (28.13%) MS Office
2 7 (10.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.25%) Office 365
3 2 (3.13%) GitHub
4 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) IaaS
4 1 (1.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.13%) NetScaler
2 9 (14.06%) SAN
3 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.81%) DHCP
4 5 (7.81%) DNS
5 4 (6.25%) Firewall
5 4 (6.25%) LAN
6 3 (4.69%) Internet
6 3 (4.69%) SSL
6 3 (4.69%) VPN
6 3 (4.69%) WAN
7 2 (3.13%) Ethernet
7 2 (3.13%) LDAP
7 2 (3.13%) SNMP
8 1 (1.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (1.56%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (1.56%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.56%) Kerberos
8 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.56%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) GIS
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.13%) MSI
2 1 (1.56%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (46.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.69%) Legal
3 2 (3.13%) Back Office
3 2 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Analyst
2 13 (20.31%) Desktop Support
2 13 (20.31%) Support Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Citrix Support
3 9 (14.06%) Desktop Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (10.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.25%) Architect
7 4 (6.25%) Citrix Specialist
7 4 (6.25%) Desktop Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Desktop Support Manager
7 4 (6.25%) Support Manager
8 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.56%) PKINIT
2 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Blackberry
2 6 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) PKI
4 3 (4.69%) Clustering
5 2 (3.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.56%) BYOD
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.56%) Fintech
6 1 (1.56%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.56%) Smartcard
6 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (75.00%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Windows 7
2 27 (42.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
4 17 (26.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (20.31%) Windows 2000 Server
5 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.25%) Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Android
8 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) ITIL
2 4 (6.25%) Release Management
3 3 (4.69%) Investment Management
3 3 (4.69%) Migration
3 3 (4.69%) Patch Management
3 3 (4.69%) PRINCE
3 3 (4.69%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.13%) Change Management
4 2 (3.13%) Coaching
4 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
4 2 (3.13%) Network Management
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 2 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (3.13%) Security Management
4 2 (3.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 9 (14.06%) VBScript
3 7 (10.94%) VB
4 1 (1.56%) C#
4 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (25.00%) MCSE
3 12 (18.75%) MCDST
3 12 (18.75%) MCP
4 5 (7.81%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (6.25%) CCA
5 4 (6.25%) CCEE
5 4 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.25%) MCSA
6 3 (4.69%) CCNP
6 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) CCEA
7 1 (1.56%) CCNA
7 1 (1.56%) Degree
7 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (67.19%) Active Directory
2 28 (43.75%) XenDesktop
3 21 (32.81%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 7 (10.94%) vSphere
7 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
7 6 (9.38%) XenServer
8 4 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (4.69%) BitLocker
10 2 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (1.56%) DFS Replication
11 1 (1.56%) Docker
11 1 (1.56%) Firmware
11 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
11 1 (1.56%) Terminal Server
11 1 (1.56%) UAG
Systems Management
1 36 (56.25%) SCCM
2 7 (10.94%) SCOM
3 4 (6.25%) XenMobile
4 2 (3.13%) EdgeSight
4 2 (3.13%) HP SIM
4 2 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.56%) Ansible
5 1 (1.56%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.56%) CFEngine
5 1 (1.56%) Control-M
5 1 (1.56%) Nagios
5 1 (1.56%) Opsview
5 1 (1.56%) Puppet
5 1 (1.56%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (1.56%) vMotion
5 1 (1.56%) vRealize
5 1 (1.56%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.56%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 61 (95.31%) Citrix
2 34 (53.13%) VMware
3 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.94%) AppSense
5 6 (9.38%) Cisco
5 6 (9.38%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Altiris
7 3 (4.69%) Juniper
7 3 (4.69%) Wyse
8 2 (3.13%) BMC
8 2 (3.13%) Dell
8 2 (3.13%) LANDesk
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) Oracle
8 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.13%) Symantec
8 2 (3.13%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.56%) F5
9 1 (1.56%) Gemalto
9 1 (1.56%) Splunk
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago