The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 260 226 181
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -45
Contract jobs citing XenApp 428 459 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.81% 0.91% 1.19%
As % of the System Software category 8.15% 9.24% 12.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 302 356
Average daily rate
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£358 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.71% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -7.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 30
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £28.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £41.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -33.33%
XenApp
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5249 4969 4704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.90% 9.83% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3040 2797 2476
Average daily rate £365 £330 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 611 560
Average hourly rate £16.71 £16.92 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.22% -8.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.35 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in England

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the England region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in England

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in England

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the England region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in England

XenApp
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram in England

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the England region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 210 £400 +6.66% 33
South East -23 84 £313 -3.84% 9
North West -33 50 £310 +3.33% 11
East of England +27 34 £356 +4.77% 16
South West -17 14 £183 -33.63% 11
Yorkshire -32 12 £225 -31.29% 5
West Midlands -15 11 £350 +16.47% 5
East Midlands -13 6 £443 +48.73% 1
North East -30 1 - - 4
Midlands - 1 - -
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XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 813 (96.21%) Citrix
2 687 (81.30%) Windows
3 558 (66.04%) VMware
4 449 (53.14%) Active Directory
5 368 (43.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 334 (39.53%) Microsoft
7 292 (34.56%) XenDesktop
8 289 (34.20%) VMware Infrastructure
9 253 (29.94%) Windows Server 2012
10 237 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 215 (25.44%) MS Exchange
12 214 (25.33%) vSphere
13 189 (22.37%) DNS
14 184 (21.78%) Windows 7
15 180 (21.30%) SCCM
16 171 (20.24%) Finance
17 169 (20.00%) PowerShell
18 168 (19.88%) Microsoft App-V
19 167 (19.76%) DHCP
20 165 (19.53%) ITIL
21 162 (19.17%) Cisco
22 161 (19.05%) SAN
23 149 (17.63%) NetScaler
24 146 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
25 132 (15.62%) HP
26 124 (14.67%) SQL Server
27 120 (14.20%) Firewall
28 119 (14.08%) AppSense
29 115 (13.61%) WAN
30 108 (12.78%) MS Excel

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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
1 215 (25.44%) MS Exchange
2 146 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 73 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 70 (8.28%) Lync
5 67 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 56 (6.63%) SharePoint
7 47 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 43 (5.09%) IIS
9 41 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.59%) Oracle Coherence
12 5 (0.59%) Apache
12 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.47%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.36%) OpenEdge
15 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 108 (12.78%) MS Excel
2 102 (12.07%) MS Office
3 6 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) Revit
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (0.36%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 49 (5.80%) Office 365
2 26 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 23 (2.72%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.47%) SaaS
5 2 (0.24%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 189 (22.37%) DNS
2 167 (19.76%) DHCP
3 161 (19.05%) SAN
4 149 (17.63%) NetScaler
5 120 (14.20%) Firewall
6 115 (13.61%) WAN
7 107 (12.66%) LAN
8 73 (8.64%) TCP/IP
9 65 (7.69%) VPN
10 32 (3.79%) MPLS
11 29 (3.43%) VLAN
12 27 (3.20%) NAS
13 23 (2.72%) Internet
14 21 (2.49%) Cisco ASA
15 19 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
16 15 (1.78%) Network Security
17 14 (1.66%) SSL
17 14 (1.66%) SNMP
18 13 (1.54%) VoIP
18 13 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 30 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (2.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (2.37%) Oracle Database
6 5 (0.59%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.59%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.12%) EDMS
8 1 (0.12%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (2.60%) MSI
2 5 (0.59%) MSBuild
2 5 (0.59%) Fiddler
2 5 (0.59%) TeamCity
2 5 (0.59%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.47%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.36%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 171 (20.24%) Finance
2 49 (5.80%) Banking
3 19 (2.25%) Law
4 17 (2.01%) Investment Banking
5 14 (1.66%) Telecoms
6 13 (1.54%) Publishing
7 11 (1.30%) Advertising
8 10 (1.18%) Legal
9 8 (0.95%) Manufacturing
10 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.59%) Back Office
11 5 (0.59%) Retail
12 4 (0.47%) Marketing
12 4 (0.47%) Electronics
12 4 (0.47%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.12%) Local Government
13 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 109 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 98 (11.60%) Citrix Engineer
3 93 (11.01%) Analyst
4 85 (10.06%) Consultant
5 80 (9.47%) 3rd Line Support
6 76 (8.99%) Architect
7 67 (7.93%) Support Engineer
8 56 (6.63%) Administrator
9 49 (5.80%) Citrix Consultant
10 43 (5.09%) Infrastructure Architect
11 39 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
11 39 (4.62%) Support Analyst
11 39 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 36 (4.26%) Desktop Support
13 30 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
14 29 (3.43%) Wintel Engineer
15 27 (3.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 23 (2.72%) Server Engineer
17 21 (2.49%) Citrix Administrator
18 20 (2.37%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.91%) Application Packaging
2 12 (1.42%) Web Services
3 11 (1.30%) .NET
4 9 (1.07%) X-Windows
5 7 (0.83%) Middleware
6 6 (0.71%) Software Packaging
7 5 (0.59%) Flash
8 4 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
9 3 (0.36%) WCF
10 2 (0.24%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.24%) XMPP
11 1 (0.12%) HTML
11 1 (0.12%) EDI
11 1 (0.12%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 87 (10.30%) Data Centre
2 66 (7.81%) Clustering
3 56 (6.63%) Blackberry
4 35 (4.14%) Thin Client
4 35 (4.14%) Fat Client
5 34 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.60%) PKI
7 19 (2.25%) Replication
8 15 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
9 13 (1.54%) User Experience
10 12 (1.42%) FlexPod
11 10 (1.18%) BYOD
11 10 (1.18%) HP Storage
12 7 (0.83%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.71%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.59%) iPad
14 5 (0.59%) iPhone
14 5 (0.59%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 687 (81.30%) Windows
2 368 (43.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 253 (29.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 237 (28.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 184 (21.78%) Windows 7
6 66 (7.81%) Linux
7 56 (6.63%) Windows XP
8 40 (4.73%) Android
9 25 (2.96%) Windows 8
10 22 (2.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 18 (2.13%) UNIX
12 17 (2.01%) Apple iOS
13 15 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 10 (1.18%) Windows 2000
15 7 (0.83%) Solaris
15 7 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.47%) Windows NT
17 3 (0.36%) Windows Vista
17 3 (0.36%) Oracle Linux
18 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (19.53%) ITIL
2 75 (8.88%) Migration
3 59 (6.98%) Project Management
4 36 (4.26%) Change Management
5 32 (3.79%) Problem Management
6 30 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 30 (3.55%) Server Building
7 27 (3.20%) Incident Management
8 19 (2.25%) Patch Management
9 18 (2.13%) Service Delivery
10 16 (1.89%) ITSM
10 16 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
10 16 (1.89%) Portfolio Management
11 14 (1.66%) Service Management
11 14 (1.66%) Configuration Management
12 13 (1.54%) Validation
12 13 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (1.54%) Performance Management
12 13 (1.54%) ITIL V3
13 12 (1.42%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 169 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 80 (9.47%) SQL
3 44 (5.21%) VBScript
4 16 (1.89%) VB
5 8 (0.95%) Python
5 8 (0.95%) C#
5 8 (0.95%) Java
5 8 (0.95%) Perl
6 5 (0.59%) Shell Script
6 5 (0.59%) C
7 4 (0.47%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 85 (10.06%) Citrix Certification
3 81 (9.59%) MCSE
4 54 (6.39%) CCA
5 53 (6.27%) Cisco Certification
6 51 (6.04%) Security Cleared
7 48 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 42 (4.97%) CCNA
9 39 (4.62%) CCEE
10 31 (3.67%) SC Cleared
11 26 (3.08%) MCITP
12 21 (2.49%) CCIA
12 21 (2.49%) CCNP
12 21 (2.49%) CCEA
13 20 (2.37%) MCSA
14 19 (2.25%) MCP
15 16 (1.89%) CCAA
16 15 (1.78%) VCP5
16 15 (1.78%) Degree
17 12 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (3.08%) SLA
2 19 (2.25%) QA
3 9 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.95%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.24%) PMBOK
System Software
1 449 (53.14%) Active Directory
2 292 (34.56%) XenDesktop
3 289 (34.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 214 (25.33%) vSphere
5 168 (19.88%) Microsoft App-V
6 89 (10.53%) Hyper-V
7 87 (10.30%) XenServer
8 83 (9.82%) VMware ESX
9 47 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 47 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (2.49%) Xen
11 17 (2.01%) MetaFrame
12 13 (1.54%) Terminal Server
12 13 (1.54%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.42%) vCloud
14 9 (1.07%) UAG
14 9 (1.07%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.83%) NLBS
15 7 (0.83%) DFS Replication
16 5 (0.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 180 (21.30%) SCCM
2 33 (3.91%) SCOM
3 28 (3.31%) XenMobile
4 24 (2.84%) EdgeSight
5 17 (2.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 17 (2.01%) WSUS
6 16 (1.89%) vMotion
7 15 (1.78%) HP SIM
8 14 (1.66%) Backup Exec
9 12 (1.42%) SolarWinds Orion
10 9 (1.07%) NetBackup
10 9 (1.07%) Tivoli
11 8 (0.95%) BMC PATROL
11 8 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.83%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.59%) SCDPM
13 5 (0.59%) Nagios
13 5 (0.59%) CA Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.59%) Foglight
13 5 (0.59%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 813 (96.21%) Citrix
2 558 (66.04%) VMware
3 334 (39.53%) Microsoft
4 162 (19.17%) Cisco
5 132 (15.62%) HP
6 119 (14.08%) AppSense
7 66 (7.81%) NetApp
8 50 (5.92%) Symantec
9 46 (5.44%) Dell
10 42 (4.97%) Oracle
11 37 (4.38%) IBM
11 37 (4.38%) CheckPoint
12 34 (4.02%) Apple
12 34 (4.02%) Juniper
13 33 (3.91%) Veeam
14 28 (3.31%) 3PAR
15 27 (3.20%) EMC
16 25 (2.96%) SolarWinds
16 25 (2.96%) Wyse
17 16 (1.89%) Ventyx
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