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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 126 154 152
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Contract jobs citing XenApp 78 72 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.32% 1.01% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 13.54% 10.75% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 43 49
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£355 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £204 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -15.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £18.30 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £21.60 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
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
576 670 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.75% 9.36% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 423 341
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £219 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £120.00 £32.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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.

1 153 (99.35%) Citrix
2 131 (85.06%) Windows
3 86 (55.84%) Microsoft
4 84 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 75 (48.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (46.10%) VMware
7 67 (43.51%) SCCM
8 48 (31.17%) Finance
9 45 (29.22%) Windows 7
10 43 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (27.92%) Microsoft App-V
11 41 (26.62%) Banking
11 41 (26.62%) XenDesktop
11 41 (26.62%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (20.78%) SAN
13 31 (20.13%) XenServer
14 26 (16.88%) Wyse
14 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 25 (16.23%) NetScaler
16 24 (15.58%) Citrix Certification
17 22 (14.29%) MS Exchange
18 21 (13.64%) Cisco
19 20 (12.99%) DNS
19 20 (12.99%) HP
19 20 (12.99%) SCOM
20 18 (11.69%) Firewall
20 18 (11.69%) SQL
21 17 (11.04%) AppSense
22 16 (10.39%) Fat Client
22 16 (10.39%) vSphere

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 22 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.74%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (4.55%) Lync
6 6 (3.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.90%) IIS
7 4 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.95%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (7.79%) MS Office
2 9 (5.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.95%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.30%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.78%) SAN
2 25 (16.23%) NetScaler
3 20 (12.99%) DNS
4 18 (11.69%) Firewall
5 12 (7.79%) TCP/IP
6 10 (6.49%) WAN
7 8 (5.19%) DHCP
8 7 (4.55%) LAN
9 6 (3.90%) VLAN
9 6 (3.90%) Network Security
10 5 (3.25%) Unified Communications
11 4 (2.60%) VoIP
11 4 (2.60%) Extranet
12 3 (1.95%) MPLS
12 3 (1.95%) DSL
12 3 (1.95%) BIG-IP
12 3 (1.95%) VPN
12 3 (1.95%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (1.95%) iSCSI
12 3 (1.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.95%) MySQL
4 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.30%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) MSI
2 1 (0.65%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.65%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 48 (31.17%) Finance
2 41 (26.62%) Banking
3 6 (3.90%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.25%) Publishing
5 2 (1.30%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (1.30%) Law
5 2 (1.30%) Legal
5 2 (1.30%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 25 (16.23%) Citrix Engineer
2 22 (14.29%) Analyst
3 19 (12.34%) Administrator
4 17 (11.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (9.74%) Architect
6 13 (8.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) Wintel Engineer
7 12 (7.79%) Citrix Administrator
8 11 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (7.14%) Support Analyst
9 10 (6.49%) Consultant
10 9 (5.84%) SCCM Engineer
11 8 (5.19%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (3.90%) Server Support
12 6 (3.90%) Citrix Support
12 6 (3.90%) Server Analyst
13 5 (3.25%) Windows Administrator
13 5 (3.25%) Server Support Analyst
13 5 (3.25%) Deployment Specialist
13 5 (3.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.60%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.95%) LAMP
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.39%) Thin Client
1 16 (10.39%) Fat Client
2 15 (9.74%) Clustering
3 12 (7.79%) Blackberry
4 7 (4.55%) Replication
4 7 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.95%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.30%) PKI
7 1 (0.65%) CESG
7 1 (0.65%) SecurID
7 1 (0.65%) Handset
7 1 (0.65%) FMCG
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 131 (85.06%) Windows
2 75 (48.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 45 (29.22%) Windows 7
4 41 (26.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (16.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (7.79%) Linux
7 9 (5.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (5.19%) UNIX
9 6 (3.90%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.30%) Solaris
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (7.14%) ITIL
2 10 (6.49%) Migration
3 9 (5.84%) Incident Management
4 6 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (3.25%) Configuration Management
5 5 (3.25%) Service Management
5 5 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (2.60%) Software Deployment
6 4 (2.60%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.60%) Change Management
6 4 (2.60%) Business Continuity
7 3 (1.95%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (1.95%) Performance Management
7 3 (1.95%) Coaching
7 3 (1.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (1.95%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (1.30%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.30%) Capacity Management
8 2 (1.30%) Use Case
8 2 (1.30%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.69%) SQL
2 14 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.25%) VBScript
4 3 (1.95%) VB
5 2 (1.30%) C#
6 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (15.58%) Citrix Certification
2 13 (8.44%) CCEA
3 12 (7.79%) CCA
3 12 (7.79%) CCEE
4 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (5.19%) MCSE
6 6 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (3.25%) MCITP
7 5 (3.25%) MCP
7 5 (3.25%) CCNA
7 5 (3.25%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.95%) RHCE
8 3 (1.95%) MCSA
8 3 (1.95%) RHCT
8 3 (1.95%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.30%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) Degree
10 1 (0.65%) MCTS
10 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.30%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 84 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 43 (27.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 43 (27.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (26.62%) XenDesktop
4 31 (20.13%) XenServer
5 16 (10.39%) vSphere
6 15 (9.74%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (7.79%) Hyper-V
7 12 (7.79%) VMware ESX
8 11 (7.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 9 (5.84%) UAG
10 7 (4.55%) Xen
11 4 (2.60%) VMware Server
12 3 (1.95%) NLBS
12 3 (1.95%) NFS
12 3 (1.95%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.65%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 67 (43.51%) SCCM
2 20 (12.99%) SCOM
3 9 (5.84%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 9 (5.84%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.60%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (2.60%) WSUS
5 3 (1.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (1.95%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (1.95%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (1.95%) MAILsweeper
5 3 (1.95%) HP SIM
6 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.30%) WMI
6 2 (1.30%) Control-M
6 2 (1.30%) ARCserve
6 2 (1.30%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.30%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 153 (99.35%) Citrix
2 86 (55.84%) Microsoft
3 71 (46.10%) VMware
4 26 (16.88%) Wyse
5 21 (13.64%) Cisco
6 20 (12.99%) HP
7 17 (11.04%) AppSense
8 16 (10.39%) EMC
9 15 (9.74%) IBM
10 11 (7.14%) NetApp
11 9 (5.84%) Symantec
12 6 (3.90%) Remedy
12 6 (3.90%) Hitachi
12 6 (3.90%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.90%) CheckPoint
13 5 (3.25%) MobileIron
14 4 (2.60%) Oracle
14 4 (2.60%) Veeam
14 4 (2.60%) 3PAR
15 3 (1.95%) F5
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £280 - £320 per day
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