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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 121 162 151
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -11
Contract jobs citing XenApp 75 63 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.29% 0.89% 1.00%
As % of the System Software category 14.18% 10.47% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 51
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £242 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £15.50 £23.75 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.73% +4.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £23.75 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.75 £27.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £29.00 £20.03
% change year-on-year
-31.03% +44.78%
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
529 602 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.13% 8.47% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 375 341
Average daily rate £338 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £224 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £49.20 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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.

1 147 (96.71%) Citrix
2 122 (80.26%) Windows
3 80 (52.63%) Active Directory
4 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
5 61 (40.13%) VMware
5 61 (40.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 59 (38.82%) SCCM
7 56 (36.84%) Windows 7
8 43 (28.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 42 (27.63%) XenDesktop
10 40 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 38 (25.00%) Banking
11 38 (25.00%) Finance
12 32 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 28 (18.42%) XenServer
13 28 (18.42%) NetScaler
14 26 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
14 26 (17.11%) Wyse
15 25 (16.45%) Citrix Certification
16 23 (15.13%) Cisco
17 22 (14.47%) MS Exchange
18 20 (13.16%) AppSense
19 18 (11.84%) SAN
20 16 (10.53%) Firewall
21 15 (9.87%) Thin Client
21 15 (9.87%) Fat Client
22 14 (9.21%) DNS
22 14 (9.21%) CCEA
22 14 (9.21%) Blackberry
23 13 (8.55%) Migration

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (14.47%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (4.61%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.61%) Lync
5 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (3.95%) IIS
6 3 (1.97%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Office
2 11 (7.24%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.97%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) ReMetrica
Communications & Networking
1 28 (18.42%) NetScaler
2 18 (11.84%) SAN
3 16 (10.53%) Firewall
4 14 (9.21%) DNS
5 8 (5.26%) WAN
5 8 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 7 (4.61%) DHCP
6 7 (4.61%) LAN
7 6 (3.95%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.63%) Network Security
9 3 (1.97%) MPLS
9 3 (1.97%) DSL
9 3 (1.97%) VoIP
9 3 (1.97%) Internet
9 3 (1.97%) BIG-IP
10 2 (1.32%) VLAN
10 2 (1.32%) Extranet
10 2 (1.32%) VPN
11 1 (0.66%) SNMP
11 1 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.66%) MS Access
3 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (1.97%) MSI
2 2 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
General
1 38 (25.00%) Finance
1 38 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (3.29%) Publishing
3 4 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.97%) Law
4 3 (1.97%) Legal
4 3 (1.97%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (17.11%) Citrix Engineer
2 18 (11.84%) Architect
2 18 (11.84%) Analyst
3 15 (9.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (8.55%) Administrator
4 13 (8.55%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (7.24%) Infrastructure Architect
5 11 (7.24%) Citrix Administrator
6 10 (6.58%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Consultant
8 8 (5.26%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (3.95%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (3.95%) Citrix Support
10 5 (3.29%) Deployment Specialist
10 5 (3.29%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.29%) Applications Packager
10 5 (3.29%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.29%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.63%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.87%) Thin Client
1 15 (9.87%) Fat Client
2 14 (9.21%) Blackberry
3 8 (5.26%) Clustering
4 4 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.97%) PKI
5 3 (1.97%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.66%) FMCG
7 1 (0.66%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Handset
7 1 (0.66%) CESG
7 1 (0.66%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.66%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 122 (80.26%) Windows
2 61 (40.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 32 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (17.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (5.92%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.63%) Linux
8 2 (1.32%) Solaris
8 2 (1.32%) UNIX
8 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.66%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (8.55%) ITIL
1 13 (8.55%) Migration
2 10 (6.58%) Risk Management
2 10 (6.58%) Requirements Management
3 9 (5.92%) Service Management
4 8 (5.26%) Use Case
5 7 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (3.95%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (3.95%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.29%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (2.63%) Change Management
9 3 (1.97%) ITSM
9 3 (1.97%) Business Continuity
9 3 (1.97%) Release Management
9 3 (1.97%) Performance Management
9 3 (1.97%) Load Balancing
9 3 (1.97%) Project Management
9 3 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.89%) SQL
2 11 (7.24%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.63%) VBScript
4 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (16.45%) Citrix Certification
2 14 (9.21%) CCEA
3 13 (8.55%) CCEE
4 12 (7.89%) CCA
5 7 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.95%) MCP
6 6 (3.95%) MCSE
7 4 (2.63%) MCSA
7 4 (2.63%) CCNA
7 4 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.63%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.32%) MCITP
9 2 (1.32%) Degree
10 1 (0.66%) MCTS
10 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.66%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 80 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 43 (28.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 42 (27.63%) XenDesktop
4 40 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (18.42%) XenServer
6 13 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (8.55%) Hyper-V
7 9 (5.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 8 (5.26%) vSphere
9 7 (4.61%) Xen
10 5 (3.29%) VMware ESX
11 4 (2.63%) UAG
12 3 (1.97%) NLBS
13 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
13 2 (1.32%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.66%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (38.82%) SCCM
2 13 (8.55%) SCOM
3 6 (3.95%) WSUS
4 4 (2.63%) ARCserve
4 4 (2.63%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 3 (1.97%) AppDNA
5 3 (1.97%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.97%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.66%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.66%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 147 (96.71%) Citrix
2 75 (49.34%) Microsoft
3 61 (40.13%) VMware
4 26 (17.11%) Wyse
5 23 (15.13%) Cisco
6 20 (13.16%) AppSense
7 12 (7.89%) HP
8 9 (5.92%) EMC
8 9 (5.92%) NetApp
9 8 (5.26%) IBM
10 7 (4.61%) CheckPoint
11 5 (3.29%) Remedy
12 4 (2.63%) Symantec
12 4 (2.63%) MobileIron
13 3 (1.97%) Lotus
13 3 (1.97%) Intel
14 2 (1.32%) Sybase
14 2 (1.32%) Becrypt
14 2 (1.32%) Axway
14 2 (1.32%) McAfee
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