The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 301 246 240
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -6
Contract jobs citing XenApp 369 462 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.90% 0.91%
As % of the System Software category 6.03% 8.24% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 291 281
Median daily rate £301 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.40% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 26
Median hourly rate £29.00 £22.83 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.02% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £9.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £58.00 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.88 £19.28 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+49.74% -3.58%
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
6118 5608 4968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.25% 10.87% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3882 3231 2710
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 573 625
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -99 114 £400 +6.66% 25
North East +33 103 £235 +23.68%
South East -45 61 £338 -3.57% 20
East of England +16 27 £388 +14.81% 10
North West -46 23 £363 +20.83% 5
West Midlands -12 18 £265 -15.20% 4
South West +8 13 £300 +29.03% 2
Yorkshire -1 7 £263 -12.50% 4
East Midlands 0 2 £325 -15.58% 1
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 672 (95.73%) Citrix
2 579 (82.48%) Windows
3 485 (69.09%) Active Directory
4 408 (58.12%) VMware
5 378 (53.85%) Microsoft
6 358 (51.00%) Windows Server
7 338 (48.15%) XenDesktop
8 299 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 263 (37.46%) SCCM
10 247 (35.19%) DHCP
11 230 (32.76%) DNS
12 216 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 213 (30.34%) ITIL
14 194 (27.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 190 (27.07%) Microsoft App-V
16 178 (25.36%) HP
17 176 (25.07%) AppSense
18 170 (24.22%) MS Exchange
18 170 (24.22%) PowerShell
19 159 (22.65%) Windows Server 2003
20 156 (22.22%) XenServer
21 155 (22.08%) Windows 7
22 153 (21.79%) Security Cleared
23 128 (18.23%) SC Cleared
24 122 (17.38%) SAN
25 121 (17.24%) Finance
26 119 (16.95%) Hyper-V
27 118 (16.81%) SQL Server
28 117 (16.67%) SQL
29 111 (15.81%) NetScaler

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 170 (24.22%) MS Exchange
2 100 (14.25%) Skype for Business
3 93 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 54 (7.69%) IIS
5 52 (7.41%) SharePoint
6 44 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 27 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (0.71%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.43%) Confluence
11 3 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.14%) Apache
12 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.14%) JBoss
12 1 (0.14%) nginx
12 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 90 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 89 (12.68%) MS Office
3 8 (1.14%) MS Project
4 5 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) assyst
1 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 77 (10.97%) Office 365
2 28 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (1.99%) PaaS
5 11 (1.57%) IaaS
6 8 (1.14%) SaaS
7 5 (0.71%) Google Apps
7 5 (0.71%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.57%) CloudFront
8 4 (0.57%) Yammer
9 3 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.43%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.28%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.14%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 247 (35.19%) DHCP
2 230 (32.76%) DNS
3 122 (17.38%) SAN
4 111 (15.81%) NetScaler
5 77 (10.97%) WAN
6 74 (10.54%) LAN
7 72 (10.26%) Firewall
8 54 (7.69%) TCP/IP
9 29 (4.13%) VLAN
10 28 (3.99%) Wi-Fi
11 24 (3.42%) VPN
12 22 (3.13%) 3G
12 22 (3.13%) SMS
13 20 (2.85%) iSCSI
13 20 (2.85%) Remote Desktop
14 19 (2.71%) Internet
14 19 (2.71%) VoIP
15 17 (2.42%) MPLS
16 13 (1.85%) Network Security
17 11 (1.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (16.81%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (2.42%) SQL Server 2005
3 17 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.57%) SQLPlus
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.43%) MySQL
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.28%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.28%) HDInsight
7 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.28%) Power BI
8 1 (0.14%) QlikView
8 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 26 (3.70%) MSI
2 3 (0.43%) JIRA
3 1 (0.14%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 121 (17.24%) Finance
2 31 (4.42%) Banking
3 20 (2.85%) Telecoms
4 18 (2.56%) Legal
5 14 (1.99%) Back Office
5 14 (1.99%) Law
6 13 (1.85%) Publishing
7 7 (1.00%) Advertising
7 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.85%) Local Government
9 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.71%) Retail
10 3 (0.43%) Games
10 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.43%) Marketing
11 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) French Language
12 1 (0.14%) German Language
12 1 (0.14%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 113 (16.10%) Citrix Engineer
2 111 (15.81%) Support Engineer
3 102 (14.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 74 (10.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 68 (9.69%) Analyst
6 61 (8.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 55 (7.83%) Server Engineer
8 54 (7.69%) Architect
9 49 (6.98%) Desktop Support
10 47 (6.70%) Consultant
10 47 (6.70%) Windows Engineer
11 46 (6.55%) Citrix Support
12 45 (6.41%) Desktop Engineer
13 38 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
14 36 (5.13%) Virtualisation Engineer
15 34 (4.84%) VMware Engineer
16 33 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 33 (4.70%) Citrix Consultant
17 31 (4.42%) Infrastructure Support
18 25 (3.56%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.00%) .NET
1 7 (1.00%) Web Services
2 5 (0.71%) HTML
3 3 (0.43%) Middleware
3 3 (0.43%) SAML
4 1 (0.14%) HTML5
4 1 (0.14%) LAMP
4 1 (0.14%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (10.40%) Data Centre
2 70 (9.97%) Computer Science
3 54 (7.69%) Fat Client
3 54 (7.69%) Thin Client
4 40 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 24 (3.42%) Replication
6 18 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.42%) Clustering
8 15 (2.14%) Blackberry
9 10 (1.42%) Device Driver
9 10 (1.42%) Smartphone
10 8 (1.14%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.00%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.85%) PKI
12 6 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
13 5 (0.71%) Cloud Native
14 4 (0.57%) BYOD
14 4 (0.57%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 579 (82.48%) Windows
2 358 (51.00%) Windows Server
3 299 (42.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 194 (27.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 159 (22.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 155 (22.08%) Windows 7
7 58 (8.26%) Linux
8 49 (6.98%) Windows 8
9 40 (5.70%) Windows 10
10 34 (4.84%) Windows XP
11 25 (3.56%) Unix
12 11 (1.57%) Android
12 11 (1.57%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.42%) Windows Phone
14 9 (1.28%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 5 (0.71%) VMS
17 3 (0.43%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (30.34%) ITIL
2 83 (11.82%) Software Delivery
3 78 (11.11%) Project Management
4 60 (8.55%) Migration
5 52 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 49 (6.98%) Business Continuity
7 38 (5.41%) Infrastructure Management
8 35 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (3.99%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 24 (3.42%) Application Packaging
10 24 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 23 (3.28%) Software Distribution
12 21 (2.99%) PRINCE2
13 20 (2.85%) Problem Management
14 19 (2.71%) Change Management
14 19 (2.71%) Service Management
15 18 (2.56%) Server Virtualisation
16 16 (2.28%) Application Virtualisation
17 14 (1.99%) High Availability
18 13 (1.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 170 (24.22%) PowerShell
2 117 (16.67%) SQL
3 62 (8.83%) VBScript
4 34 (4.84%) VB
5 27 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 10 (1.42%) Python
7 8 (1.14%) C
8 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.00%) Java
9 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.28%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.14%) C#
11 1 (0.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 153 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 128 (18.23%) SC Cleared
3 93 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 71 (10.11%) MCSE
5 69 (9.83%) Degree
6 48 (6.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 40 (5.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 32 (4.56%) Citrix Certification
9 29 (4.13%) CCA
10 26 (3.70%) MCP
11 20 (2.85%) MCSA
12 15 (2.14%) DV Cleared
12 15 (2.14%) MCDST
13 13 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (1.42%) CCNA
14 10 (1.42%) MCITP
15 9 (1.28%) CCNP
16 8 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (0.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (5.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 37 (5.27%) SLA
3 4 (0.57%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.57%) PMBOK
3 4 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 485 (69.09%) Active Directory
2 338 (48.15%) XenDesktop
3 216 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 190 (27.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 156 (22.22%) XenServer
6 119 (16.95%) Hyper-V
7 79 (11.25%) vSphere
8 63 (8.97%) VMware ESX
9 32 (4.56%) Terminal Services
10 31 (4.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 25 (3.56%) VMware ESXi
12 15 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
12 15 (2.14%) VMware Server
13 14 (1.99%) BitLocker
14 13 (1.85%) UAG
15 12 (1.71%) DFS Replication
15 12 (1.71%) Xen
16 11 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
17 6 (0.85%) ISA Server
17 6 (0.85%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 263 (37.46%) SCCM
2 75 (10.68%) SCOM
3 56 (7.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 51 (7.26%) EdgeSight
5 47 (6.70%) XenMobile
6 40 (5.70%) SafeCom
7 22 (3.13%) SCVMM
8 17 (2.42%) Backup Exec
9 14 (1.99%) HP SIM
9 14 (1.99%) SCOrch
9 14 (1.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 14 (1.99%) WSUS
10 12 (1.71%) NetBackup
11 11 (1.57%) IBM BigFix
11 11 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (1.42%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (1.42%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (1.28%) AppDNA
14 8 (1.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
15 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 672 (95.73%) Citrix
2 408 (58.12%) VMware
3 378 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 178 (25.36%) HP
5 176 (25.07%) AppSense
6 87 (12.39%) Cisco
7 62 (8.83%) ThinPrint
8 56 (7.98%) NetApp
9 50 (7.12%) Symantec
10 49 (6.98%) Dell
11 40 (5.70%) SAP
12 28 (3.99%) Wyse
13 27 (3.85%) EMC
14 25 (3.56%) Apple
15 23 (3.28%) Oracle
15 23 (3.28%) Sophos
16 21 (2.99%) IBM
17 13 (1.85%) Dell Compellent
17 13 (1.85%) SolarWinds
18 10 (1.42%) Red Hat
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