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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 288 208 193
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 320 450 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.67% 0.97% 1.01%
As % of the System Software category 6.90% 10.32% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 260 256
Average daily rate
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£395 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.75% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £206 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 29
Average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.44% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £13.85 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £43.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £26.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +54.41%
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
4639 4359 3980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 9.43% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2601 2187 1909
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+14.51% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 527 522 683
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.04 £35.02 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.13 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% -5.14%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -53 146 £425 +11.11% 53
South East -27 65 £375 +25.00% 20
North West -27 31 £388 +72.22% 19
West Midlands +6 26 £274 -31.56% 4
South West -9 21 £375 +63.04% 17
East of England -17 18 £370 - 13
East Midlands -7 5 £300 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire -20 5 £750 +102.70% 4
North East 0 2 £750 +130.76% 1
Midlands - 1 - -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 671 (94.51%) Citrix
2 561 (79.01%) Windows
3 452 (63.66%) VMware
4 426 (60.00%) Active Directory
5 367 (51.69%) Microsoft
6 310 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 272 (38.31%) XenDesktop
8 268 (37.75%) VMware Infrastructure
9 197 (27.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 176 (24.79%) MS Exchange
11 167 (23.52%) SCCM
12 160 (22.54%) Windows 7
13 153 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 150 (21.13%) vSphere
15 146 (20.56%) DNS
16 140 (19.72%) SAN
17 136 (19.15%) NetScaler
18 126 (17.75%) Microsoft App-V
18 126 (17.75%) Hyper-V
19 123 (17.32%) Finance
20 119 (16.76%) ITIL
21 115 (16.20%) HP
21 115 (16.20%) AppSense
22 111 (15.63%) DHCP
23 109 (15.35%) Cisco
24 104 (14.65%) Security Cleared
25 103 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
26 100 (14.08%) PowerShell
27 98 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
28 88 (12.39%) MS Office

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 176 (24.79%) MS Exchange
2 103 (14.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (6.90%) IIS
4 46 (6.48%) SharePoint
5 45 (6.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 43 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
7 42 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 34 (4.79%) Lync
9 30 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 16 (2.25%) OpenStack
11 14 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.99%) Apache
14 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2000
14 5 (0.70%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.56%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.28%) JBoss
16 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
17 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 88 (12.39%) MS Office
2 87 (12.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.42%) MS Project
4 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.14%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.14%) Maximo
2 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.24%) Office 365
2 13 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.56%) IaaS
3 4 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.42%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (20.56%) DNS
2 140 (19.72%) SAN
3 136 (19.15%) NetScaler
4 111 (15.63%) DHCP
5 82 (11.55%) TCP/IP
5 82 (11.55%) Firewall
6 71 (10.00%) WAN
7 57 (8.03%) LAN
8 37 (5.21%) NAS
9 36 (5.07%) VPN
10 30 (4.23%) MPLS
11 29 (4.08%) Internet
12 23 (3.24%) iSCSI
13 22 (3.10%) Fibre Channel
14 19 (2.68%) Wireless
15 15 (2.11%) VLAN
16 14 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
17 13 (1.83%) Network Security
17 13 (1.83%) BGP
18 12 (1.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.83%) MySQL
4 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (1.13%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.42%) DB2
6 3 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.28%) MS Access
7 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (6.06%) MSI
2 11 (1.55%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.42%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.28%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.28%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 123 (17.32%) Finance
2 34 (4.79%) Banking
3 15 (2.11%) Publishing
4 12 (1.69%) Back Office
5 11 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 9 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.13%) Law
7 8 (1.13%) Legal
7 8 (1.13%) Investment Banking
8 7 (0.99%) Advertising
9 4 (0.56%) Marketing
10 3 (0.42%) Retail
11 2 (0.28%) Automotive
12 1 (0.14%) Electronics
12 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (16.76%) Analyst
2 98 (13.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 75 (10.56%) Consultant
4 71 (10.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 59 (8.31%) Architect
6 58 (8.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 52 (7.32%) Support Engineer
8 49 (6.90%) Support Analyst
8 49 (6.90%) Citrix Consultant
9 34 (4.79%) Wintel Engineer
10 33 (4.65%) Desktop Support
11 32 (4.51%) Desktop Engineer
12 30 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
13 29 (4.08%) Administrator
14 26 (3.66%) Citrix Analyst
15 24 (3.38%) Server Engineer
16 23 (3.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 21 (2.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 20 (2.82%) Citrix Support
18 20 (2.82%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (7.61%) Application Packaging
2 22 (3.10%) Middleware
3 11 (1.55%) .NET
4 7 (0.99%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.70%) Web Services
6 4 (0.56%) HTML
7 3 (0.42%) LAMP
8 2 (0.28%) Ajax
8 2 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.28%) JSON
8 2 (0.28%) Django
8 2 (0.28%) HTML5
8 2 (0.28%) REST
8 2 (0.28%) CSS3
8 2 (0.28%) Play Framework
8 2 (0.28%) CSS
9 1 (0.14%) COM
9 1 (0.14%) ODBC
9 1 (0.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 54 (7.61%) Clustering
2 43 (6.06%) Fat Client
2 43 (6.06%) Thin Client
3 42 (5.92%) Blackberry
4 38 (5.35%) Replication
5 29 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (1.83%) PKI
7 11 (1.55%) iPad
8 10 (1.41%) User Experience
8 10 (1.41%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.27%) iPhone
10 8 (1.13%) Celerra
11 6 (0.85%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.70%) SecurID
12 5 (0.70%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.70%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.56%) FlexPod
13 4 (0.56%) Open Source
14 3 (0.42%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 561 (79.01%) Windows
2 310 (43.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 197 (27.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 160 (22.54%) Windows 7
5 153 (21.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (9.01%) Windows XP
7 57 (8.03%) Linux
8 41 (5.77%) UNIX
9 33 (4.65%) Windows 8
10 19 (2.68%) Windows 2000
11 16 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 11 (1.55%) Solaris
13 10 (1.41%) CentOS
14 9 (1.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 8 (1.13%) Android
16 7 (0.99%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.70%) AIX
18 4 (0.56%) VMS
18 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
19 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (16.76%) ITIL
2 84 (11.83%) Migration
3 41 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
4 40 (5.63%) Project Management
5 37 (5.21%) Incident Management
6 33 (4.65%) Problem Management
7 24 (3.38%) Change Management
8 23 (3.24%) ITSM
9 19 (2.68%) Service Management
10 18 (2.54%) Configuration Management
10 18 (2.54%) Business Continuity
11 17 (2.39%) Service Delivery
12 16 (2.25%) TOGAF
12 16 (2.25%) Validation
13 15 (2.11%) Asset Management
13 15 (2.11%) Time Management
13 15 (2.11%) Low Latency
14 14 (1.97%) Change Control
15 13 (1.83%) Load Balancing
15 13 (1.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (14.08%) PowerShell
2 86 (12.11%) SQL
3 51 (7.18%) VBScript
4 20 (2.82%) VB
5 16 (2.25%) C#
6 10 (1.41%) C
7 6 (0.85%) Java
8 2 (0.28%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.28%) Ruby
9 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (14.65%) Security Cleared
2 98 (13.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 79 (11.13%) MCSE
4 71 (10.00%) Citrix Certification
5 67 (9.44%) SC Cleared
6 52 (7.32%) CCA
7 49 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 36 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (5.07%) MCITP
9 33 (4.65%) CCNA
10 31 (4.37%) VCP4
11 27 (3.80%) DV Cleared
12 22 (3.10%) CCEA
12 22 (3.10%) CCEE
13 19 (2.68%) MCP
14 18 (2.54%) MCTS
15 17 (2.39%) MCSA
16 12 (1.69%) CCNP
16 12 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (1.41%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.51%) SLA
2 14 (1.97%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 426 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 272 (38.31%) XenDesktop
3 268 (37.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 150 (21.13%) vSphere
5 126 (17.75%) Hyper-V
5 126 (17.75%) Microsoft App-V
6 70 (9.86%) XenServer
7 56 (7.89%) VMware ESX
8 44 (6.20%) Terminal Services
9 42 (5.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 36 (5.07%) VMware ESXi
11 26 (3.66%) Xen
12 15 (2.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 14 (1.97%) NFS
14 12 (1.69%) UAG
15 10 (1.41%) Terminal Server
16 8 (1.13%) MetaFrame
16 8 (1.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 7 (0.99%) NLBS
17 7 (0.99%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 167 (23.52%) SCCM
2 62 (8.73%) SCOM
3 43 (6.06%) EdgeSight
4 36 (5.07%) HP SIM
5 26 (3.66%) WSUS
6 23 (3.24%) Backup Exec
7 17 (2.39%) SCVMM
7 17 (2.39%) XenMobile
8 13 (1.83%) NetBackup
9 12 (1.69%) MIMEsweeper
9 12 (1.69%) MAILsweeper
9 12 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 8 (1.13%) ARCserve
11 7 (0.99%) Tivoli
11 7 (0.99%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 5 (0.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 5 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 5 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
12 5 (0.70%) Unicenter
13 4 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 671 (94.51%) Citrix
2 452 (63.66%) VMware
3 367 (51.69%) Microsoft
4 115 (16.20%) HP
4 115 (16.20%) AppSense
5 109 (15.35%) Cisco
6 77 (10.85%) NetApp
7 42 (5.92%) Dell
8 37 (5.21%) IBM
8 37 (5.21%) Wyse
9 33 (4.65%) CheckPoint
10 32 (4.51%) Oracle
11 31 (4.37%) EMC
12 30 (4.23%) Veeam
13 29 (4.08%) Altiris
14 25 (3.52%) Symantec
15 21 (2.96%) CA
15 21 (2.96%) Veritas
16 20 (2.82%) ServiceNow
17 19 (2.68%) SolarWinds
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