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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 262 188 173
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 388 544 538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.75% 1.17% 1.16%
As % of the System Software category 7.68% 11.33% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 330 304
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £212 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -20.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 45
Average hourly rate £22.00 £31.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +47.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £15.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £44.90 £41.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.86% +57.77%
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
5055 4800 4240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.72% 10.28% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2781 2542 2037
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 612 664
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £31.56 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -4.24%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 -72 206 £368 -2.00% 54
South East -29 50 £400 +48.14% 14
North West -33 31 £288 +27.77% 18
South West -33 29 £295 +11.84% 6
East of England -11 28 £275 +11.11% 4
West Midlands -9 19 £265 +0.47% 14
East Midlands +9 10 £419 +52.27% 1
Yorkshire -13 8 £344 -8.33% 15
North East -32 5 £270 +35.00% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 804 (95.26%) Citrix
2 700 (82.94%) Windows
3 514 (60.90%) VMware
4 491 (58.18%) Active Directory
5 405 (47.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 391 (46.33%) Microsoft
7 296 (35.07%) XenDesktop
8 282 (33.41%) VMware Infrastructure
9 278 (32.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 241 (28.55%) MS Exchange
11 215 (25.47%) Windows 7
12 209 (24.76%) SCCM
13 175 (20.73%) DNS
14 164 (19.43%) SAN
14 164 (19.43%) vSphere
15 158 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
16 153 (18.13%) HP
17 138 (16.35%) Microsoft App-V
18 136 (16.11%) DHCP
19 134 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2010
20 127 (15.05%) NetScaler
21 122 (14.45%) Finance
22 117 (13.86%) ITIL
23 113 (13.39%) Cisco
24 111 (13.15%) MS Office
25 110 (13.03%) Hyper-V
26 109 (12.91%) XenServer
27 105 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
28 100 (11.85%) Windows XP
29 98 (11.61%) AppSense

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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
1 241 (28.55%) MS Exchange
2 134 (15.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (8.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 68 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2003
5 58 (6.87%) SharePoint
6 47 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 43 (5.09%) Lync
8 39 (4.62%) IIS
9 35 (4.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
11 11 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.59%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.36%) Apache
15 2 (0.24%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.12%) CMS
16 1 (0.12%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 111 (13.15%) MS Office
2 71 (8.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.59%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) assyst
2 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.24%) Maximo
3 2 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.24%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.08%) Office 365
2 14 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.36%) IaaS
4 3 (0.36%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (20.73%) DNS
2 164 (19.43%) SAN
3 136 (16.11%) DHCP
4 127 (15.05%) NetScaler
5 90 (10.66%) WAN
6 85 (10.07%) Firewall
7 81 (9.60%) LAN
8 73 (8.65%) TCP/IP
9 34 (4.03%) VPN
10 32 (3.79%) Wireless
11 30 (3.55%) NAS
12 27 (3.20%) MPLS
13 24 (2.84%) VLAN
14 21 (2.49%) Internet
15 19 (2.25%) SMS
16 18 (2.13%) VoIP
16 18 (2.13%) Network Security
17 16 (1.90%) iSCSI
18 15 (1.78%) Fibre Channel
19 14 (1.66%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.71%) MySQL
3 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.36%) DB2
5 3 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.24%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.24%) MS Access
7 1 (0.12%) Big Data
7 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.12%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.12%) EDMS
7 1 (0.12%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 46 (5.45%) MSI
2 13 (1.54%) AdminStudio
3 9 (1.07%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.36%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.12%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.12%) Eclipse
General
1 122 (14.45%) Finance
2 50 (5.92%) Banking
3 14 (1.66%) Telecoms
3 14 (1.66%) Advertising
3 14 (1.66%) Publishing
4 12 (1.42%) Law
4 12 (1.42%) Back Office
5 8 (0.95%) Legal
6 7 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.71%) Retail
8 5 (0.59%) Local Government
9 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.47%) Marketing
9 4 (0.47%) German Language
10 2 (0.24%) Front Office
10 2 (0.24%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.24%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.12%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
Job Titles
1 132 (15.64%) Analyst
2 131 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 86 (10.19%) Consultant
4 82 (9.72%) Citrix Engineer
5 71 (8.41%) Support Engineer
6 66 (7.82%) Support Analyst
7 65 (7.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 60 (7.11%) Administrator
9 57 (6.75%) Citrix Consultant
10 54 (6.40%) Architect
11 40 (4.74%) Systems Administrator
12 35 (4.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 35 (4.15%) Desktop Support
13 30 (3.55%) Desktop Engineer
13 30 (3.55%) 2nd Line Support
14 29 (3.44%) Systems Engineer
15 26 (3.08%) Applications Packager
16 25 (2.96%) Wintel Engineer
17 23 (2.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 23 (2.73%) Citrix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.21%) Application Packaging
2 13 (1.54%) Web Services
3 10 (1.18%) Middleware
4 4 (0.47%) ODBC
4 4 (0.47%) HTML
4 4 (0.47%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.36%) LAMP
5 3 (0.36%) COM
6 2 (0.24%) .NET
7 1 (0.12%) Play Framework
7 1 (0.12%) REST
7 1 (0.12%) CSS3
7 1 (0.12%) Django
7 1 (0.12%) JSON
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.12%) HTML5
7 1 (0.12%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.12%) Ajax
7 1 (0.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.58%) Blackberry
2 59 (6.99%) Thin Client
2 59 (6.99%) Fat Client
3 57 (6.75%) Clustering
4 33 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.84%) Replication
6 13 (1.54%) PDA
7 10 (1.18%) iPad
8 9 (1.07%) SecurID
8 9 (1.07%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.83%) Management Information System
10 6 (0.71%) Smartphone
10 6 (0.71%) PKI
10 6 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (0.59%) EqualLogic
12 4 (0.47%) iPhone
12 4 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.36%) Computer Science
13 3 (0.36%) Statistics
14 2 (0.24%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 700 (82.94%) Windows
2 405 (47.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 278 (32.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 215 (25.47%) Windows 7
5 158 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (11.85%) Windows XP
7 59 (6.99%) Linux
8 33 (3.91%) Windows 8
9 30 (3.55%) UNIX
10 21 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 18 (2.13%) Windows 2000
12 11 (1.30%) Solaris
13 9 (1.07%) CentOS
13 9 (1.07%) Windows Vista
13 9 (1.07%) AIX
14 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.59%) Android
15 4 (0.47%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.47%) VMS
16 3 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (13.86%) ITIL
2 73 (8.65%) Migration
3 31 (3.67%) Incident Management
3 31 (3.67%) Problem Management
4 30 (3.55%) Service Management
5 24 (2.84%) Project Management
6 23 (2.73%) ITSM
7 20 (2.37%) Root Cause Analysis
8 19 (2.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (1.90%) Change Management
9 16 (1.90%) Performance Management
10 14 (1.66%) Service Delivery
10 14 (1.66%) Time Management
11 12 (1.42%) BCP
11 12 (1.42%) Configuration Management
11 12 (1.42%) Business Continuity
11 12 (1.42%) Load Balancing
11 12 (1.42%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (1.30%) TOGAF
13 10 (1.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 85 (10.07%) SQL
2 81 (9.60%) PowerShell
3 38 (4.50%) VBScript
4 30 (3.55%) VB
5 12 (1.42%) C
6 8 (0.95%) C#
7 5 (0.59%) Java
8 3 (0.36%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.24%) Perl
10 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 105 (12.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (8.06%) Citrix Certification
3 67 (7.94%) Security Cleared
4 64 (7.58%) MCSE
5 52 (6.16%) SC Cleared
6 48 (5.69%) CCA
7 37 (4.38%) MCITP
8 35 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 30 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (3.20%) CCNA
11 22 (2.61%) CCEA
12 21 (2.49%) CCEE
13 18 (2.13%) MCP
14 14 (1.66%) MCSA
15 13 (1.54%) MCTS
15 13 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
16 12 (1.42%) DV Cleared
17 10 (1.18%) CCAA
18 9 (1.07%) Degree
18 9 (1.07%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.67%) SLA
2 5 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.47%) QA
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 491 (58.18%) Active Directory
2 296 (35.07%) XenDesktop
3 282 (33.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 164 (19.43%) vSphere
5 138 (16.35%) Microsoft App-V
6 110 (13.03%) Hyper-V
7 109 (12.91%) XenServer
8 85 (10.07%) VMware ESX
9 67 (7.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 39 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
11 35 (4.15%) Terminal Services
12 27 (3.20%) Xen
13 17 (2.01%) VMware Server
14 15 (1.78%) UAG
14 15 (1.78%) MetaFrame
15 14 (1.66%) NFS
16 11 (1.30%) NLBS
17 8 (0.95%) ISA Server
18 6 (0.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
19 5 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 209 (24.76%) SCCM
2 63 (7.46%) SCOM
3 50 (5.92%) Backup Exec
4 30 (3.55%) EdgeSight
5 29 (3.44%) HP SIM
6 21 (2.49%) WSUS
7 18 (2.13%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 14 (1.66%) NetBackup
9 13 (1.54%) XenMobile
9 13 (1.54%) MAILsweeper
10 12 (1.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 12 (1.42%) BMC PATROL
10 12 (1.42%) MIMEsweeper
11 11 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
11 11 (1.30%) Tivoli
12 10 (1.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
13 8 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 8 (0.95%) SCVMM
14 7 (0.83%) Control-M
15 6 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 804 (95.26%) Citrix
2 514 (60.90%) VMware
3 391 (46.33%) Microsoft
4 153 (18.13%) HP
5 113 (13.39%) Cisco
6 98 (11.61%) AppSense
7 87 (10.31%) NetApp
8 50 (5.92%) Symantec
9 47 (5.57%) IBM
10 43 (5.09%) EMC
11 35 (4.15%) Dell
12 33 (3.91%) Wyse
13 32 (3.79%) CheckPoint
13 32 (3.79%) Juniper
14 30 (3.55%) Veeam
15 29 (3.44%) Apple
16 28 (3.32%) Altiris
17 27 (3.20%) Oracle
18 23 (2.73%) 3PAR
19 21 (2.49%) Red Hat
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