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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 255 237 193
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -44
Contract jobs citing XenApp 400 418 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.84% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 8.01% 8.86% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 265 271
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 31 20
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.50 £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £26.44 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-24.34% +39.14%
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
4994 4720 4092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.87% 9.53% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2468 2021
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 594 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £34.91 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

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 May 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 May 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 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -11 182 £415 +8.70% 35
South East -17 68 £375 +15.38% 17
North West -6 64 £375 +40.18% 17
West Midlands -1 30 £269 -7.32% 14
East of England -4 29 £400 +31.36% 9
South West +5 12 £280 -23.07% 16
East Midlands 0 8 £350 +45.83% 5
Yorkshire -14 6 £550 +41.93% 5
North East -5 3 £750 - 2
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 667 (94.61%) Citrix
2 554 (78.58%) Windows
3 450 (63.83%) VMware
4 393 (55.74%) Active Directory
5 325 (46.10%) Microsoft
6 297 (42.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 270 (38.30%) XenDesktop
8 267 (37.87%) VMware Infrastructure
9 213 (30.21%) Windows Server 2003
10 192 (27.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 171 (24.26%) vSphere
12 162 (22.98%) MS Exchange
13 154 (21.84%) Windows 7
14 153 (21.70%) SCCM
15 151 (21.42%) DNS
16 148 (20.99%) SAN
17 136 (19.29%) ITIL
18 128 (18.16%) Microsoft App-V
19 123 (17.45%) PowerShell
20 120 (17.02%) DHCP
21 117 (16.60%) Cisco
21 117 (16.60%) NetScaler
22 115 (16.31%) Finance
23 113 (16.03%) AppSense
23 113 (16.03%) HP
24 112 (15.89%) Hyper-V
25 100 (14.18%) Migration
26 99 (14.04%) Security Cleared
27 96 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
28 93 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 162 (22.98%) MS Exchange
2 96 (13.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 48 (6.81%) SharePoint
4 46 (6.52%) IIS
5 43 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 42 (5.96%) Exchange Server 2007
7 38 (5.39%) Lync
8 36 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2013
9 27 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (2.84%) OpenStack
11 11 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (1.28%) Apache
13 8 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.43%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
17 2 (0.28%) JBoss
17 2 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
17 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 75 (10.64%) MS Office
3 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.28%) Remedy AR System
2 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.97%) Office 365
2 10 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.43%) IaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.14%) PaaS
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 151 (21.42%) DNS
2 148 (20.99%) SAN
3 120 (17.02%) DHCP
4 117 (16.60%) NetScaler
5 86 (12.20%) Firewall
6 84 (11.91%) WAN
7 71 (10.07%) LAN
7 71 (10.07%) TCP/IP
8 50 (7.09%) VPN
9 44 (6.24%) NAS
10 26 (3.69%) MPLS
11 24 (3.40%) Internet
12 21 (2.98%) Fibre Channel
13 17 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (2.13%) VLAN
14 15 (2.13%) iSCSI
14 15 (2.13%) VoIP
15 14 (1.99%) Network Security
16 11 (1.56%) OSPF
16 11 (1.56%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (10.78%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (1.99%) Oracle Database
4 12 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.28%) MySQL
6 6 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.57%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.28%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.28%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.14%) DB2
10 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 33 (4.68%) MSI
2 7 (0.99%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.71%) Fiddler
4 3 (0.43%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.43%) TeamCity
4 3 (0.43%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.14%) Eclipse
General
1 115 (16.31%) Finance
2 29 (4.11%) Banking
3 12 (1.70%) Investment Banking
4 11 (1.56%) Publishing
5 8 (1.13%) Financial Institution
6 7 (0.99%) Telecoms
6 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.99%) Advertising
7 6 (0.85%) Back Office
8 5 (0.71%) Law
9 4 (0.57%) Legal
9 4 (0.57%) Retail
9 4 (0.57%) Marketing
10 2 (0.28%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 115 (16.31%) Analyst
2 77 (10.92%) Citrix Engineer
3 76 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 69 (9.79%) Consultant
5 63 (8.94%) Architect
6 53 (7.52%) 3rd Line Support
7 52 (7.38%) Support Engineer
8 45 (6.38%) Support Analyst
9 40 (5.67%) Administrator
10 35 (4.96%) Citrix Consultant
11 33 (4.68%) Desktop Support
11 33 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
12 32 (4.54%) Infrastructure Architect
12 32 (4.54%) Wintel Engineer
13 28 (3.97%) Citrix Analyst
14 27 (3.83%) Desktop Engineer
15 26 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 26 (3.69%) Server Engineer
16 25 (3.55%) Citrix Specialist
17 24 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.38%) Application Packaging
2 27 (3.83%) Middleware
3 13 (1.84%) .NET
4 9 (1.28%) Web Services
5 5 (0.71%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.43%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.28%) CSS
7 2 (0.28%) HTML
7 2 (0.28%) HTML5
7 2 (0.28%) Django
7 2 (0.28%) JSON
7 2 (0.28%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.28%) Ajax
7 2 (0.28%) CSS3
7 2 (0.28%) REST
7 2 (0.28%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (7.94%) Clustering
2 40 (5.67%) Blackberry
3 39 (5.53%) Replication
4 32 (4.54%) Thin Client
4 32 (4.54%) Fat Client
5 22 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.27%) PKI
7 15 (2.13%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.99%) FlexPod
9 12 (1.70%) iPad
9 12 (1.70%) User Experience
10 11 (1.56%) iPhone
11 8 (1.13%) Celerra
12 6 (0.85%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.71%) BYOD
13 5 (0.71%) PDA
14 4 (0.57%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.57%) Open Source
14 4 (0.57%) Hybrid Cloud
14 4 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 554 (78.58%) Windows
2 297 (42.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 213 (30.21%) Windows Server 2003
4 192 (27.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 154 (21.84%) Windows 7
6 54 (7.66%) Linux
7 46 (6.52%) Windows XP
8 31 (4.40%) UNIX
9 29 (4.11%) Windows 8
10 21 (2.98%) Windows 2000 Server
11 13 (1.84%) Android
11 13 (1.84%) Solaris
12 12 (1.70%) Windows 2000
13 10 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (1.28%) CentOS
15 5 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
15 5 (0.71%) Windows Vista
15 5 (0.71%) VMS
16 4 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (19.29%) ITIL
2 100 (14.18%) Migration
3 47 (6.67%) Project Management
4 42 (5.96%) Incident Management
5 41 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (3.97%) Change Management
7 27 (3.83%) ITSM
8 26 (3.69%) Problem Management
9 20 (2.84%) Validation
10 19 (2.70%) Low Latency
11 17 (2.41%) Configuration Management
11 17 (2.41%) Business Continuity
12 16 (2.27%) Service Delivery
13 15 (2.13%) Change Control
13 15 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
14 14 (1.99%) Asset Management
15 12 (1.70%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (1.70%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (1.56%) Performance Monitoring
16 11 (1.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 123 (17.45%) PowerShell
2 85 (12.06%) SQL
3 52 (7.38%) VBScript
4 20 (2.84%) C#
5 12 (1.70%) VB
6 11 (1.56%) C
7 6 (0.85%) Java
8 5 (0.71%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.57%) Python
9 4 (0.57%) Perl
10 2 (0.28%) Ruby
11 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 99 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 93 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 78 (11.06%) MCSE
4 73 (10.35%) Citrix Certification
5 59 (8.37%) SC Cleared
6 53 (7.52%) CCA
7 41 (5.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (4.82%) MCITP
9 30 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (3.83%) DV Cleared
11 24 (3.40%) CCNA
12 21 (2.98%) CCEE
13 19 (2.70%) CCEA
14 17 (2.41%) MCP
15 15 (2.13%) CCAA
15 15 (2.13%) MCSA
15 15 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.99%) CCIA
17 10 (1.42%) MCTS
18 9 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.83%) QA
2 26 (3.69%) SLA
3 9 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 393 (55.74%) Active Directory
2 270 (38.30%) XenDesktop
3 267 (37.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 171 (24.26%) vSphere
5 128 (18.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 112 (15.89%) Hyper-V
7 58 (8.23%) XenServer
8 49 (6.95%) VMware ESX
9 39 (5.53%) Terminal Services
9 39 (5.53%) VMware ESXi
10 37 (5.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 21 (2.98%) Xen
12 19 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 15 (2.13%) Terminal Server
14 14 (1.99%) VMware Server
15 11 (1.56%) MetaFrame
16 9 (1.28%) UAG
17 8 (1.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
18 7 (0.99%) vCloud
19 5 (0.71%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 153 (21.70%) SCCM
2 48 (6.81%) SCOM
3 38 (5.39%) EdgeSight
4 27 (3.83%) HP SIM
5 20 (2.84%) SCVMM
6 19 (2.70%) XenMobile
7 18 (2.55%) WSUS
8 14 (1.99%) Backup Exec
9 10 (1.42%) NetBackup
10 8 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 7 (0.99%) AirWatch
11 7 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 6 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 5 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.71%) Tivoli
13 5 (0.71%) ARCserve
14 4 (0.57%) Nagios
14 4 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
14 4 (0.57%) MAILsweeper
14 4 (0.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 667 (94.61%) Citrix
2 450 (63.83%) VMware
3 325 (46.10%) Microsoft
4 117 (16.60%) Cisco
5 113 (16.03%) AppSense
5 113 (16.03%) HP
6 72 (10.21%) NetApp
7 62 (8.79%) Dell
8 42 (5.96%) IBM
9 40 (5.67%) Oracle
10 36 (5.11%) Wyse
11 33 (4.68%) EMC
12 32 (4.54%) CheckPoint
13 27 (3.83%) Symantec
14 25 (3.55%) Veeam
15 21 (2.98%) ServiceNow
15 21 (2.98%) 3PAR
15 21 (2.98%) Veritas
15 21 (2.98%) CA
16 19 (2.70%) SolarWinds
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £8 - £10 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £485 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Jonothan Bosworth
Rate: From £275 to £315 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £495.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Stalybridge
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £17.81 - £21.82 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago