The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 223 174 232
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +58
Contract jobs citing XenApp 468 505 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.89% 1.15% 0.77%
As % of the System Software category 9.58% 12.38% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 291 268
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £213 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 28
Average hourly rate £20.33 £20.25 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.80 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £39.25 £41.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4887 4079 4348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.33% 9.29% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2003 2148
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 610 540
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -31 224 £387 +3.14% 43
South East -29 82 £323 -7.85% 24
North West -12 54 £268 -2.72% 25
East of England -27 42 £350 -6.41% 9
West Midlands -7 28 £315 -30.00% 9
South West -23 17 £328 -0.75% 8
Yorkshire -20 8 £356 -3.32% 7
East Midlands -15 6 £275 +1.85% 5
North East -23 5 £325 +16.07% 1
Midlands - - - -
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 865 (93.11%) Citrix
2 692 (74.49%) Windows
3 501 (53.93%) Active Directory
4 493 (53.07%) VMware
5 410 (44.13%) Microsoft
6 364 (39.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 343 (36.92%) XenDesktop
8 284 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 273 (29.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 254 (27.34%) Windows 7
11 228 (24.54%) MS Exchange
12 227 (24.43%) SCCM
13 205 (22.07%) Microsoft App-V
14 172 (18.51%) ITIL
15 167 (17.98%) AppSense
16 166 (17.87%) Migration
17 159 (17.12%) vSphere
18 152 (16.36%) HP
19 146 (15.72%) SAN
20 135 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
21 133 (14.32%) Finance
22 129 (13.89%) SQL Server
23 126 (13.56%) Cisco
24 124 (13.35%) DNS
25 120 (12.92%) SQL
25 120 (12.92%) NetScaler
26 119 (12.81%) Security Cleared
27 118 (12.70%) Windows XP
28 117 (12.59%) DHCP
28 117 (12.59%) XenServer

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 228 (24.54%) MS Exchange
2 135 (14.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 66 (7.10%) SharePoint
4 64 (6.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 64 (6.89%) Exchange Server 2007
5 49 (5.27%) IIS
6 42 (4.52%) Lync
7 25 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (1.94%) IBM Notes
9 16 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.29%) CloudStack
11 10 (1.08%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (0.86%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.32%) Site Server
17 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
17 2 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 98 (10.55%) MS Office
2 89 (9.58%) MS Excel
3 10 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.08%) MS Project
4 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.54%) Agresso
3 5 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.22%) Khalix
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.86%) Office 365
2 5 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.43%) IaaS
4 2 (0.22%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.11%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (15.72%) SAN
2 124 (13.35%) DNS
3 120 (12.92%) NetScaler
4 117 (12.59%) DHCP
5 94 (10.12%) Firewall
6 91 (9.80%) TCP/IP
7 64 (6.89%) LAN
8 63 (6.78%) WAN
9 39 (4.20%) VPN
10 22 (2.37%) NAS
11 19 (2.05%) VLAN
12 17 (1.83%) iSCSI
13 15 (1.61%) Internet
14 12 (1.29%) SMS
15 9 (0.97%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
16 8 (0.86%) VoIP
16 8 (0.86%) LDAP
16 8 (0.86%) FTP
16 8 (0.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 41 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (1.61%) Oracle Exadata
5 14 (1.51%) SQL Server 2000
6 13 (1.40%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (0.65%) MySQL
7 6 (0.65%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.22%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (5.60%) MSI
2 19 (2.05%) AdminStudio
3 12 (1.29%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.43%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.32%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 133 (14.32%) Finance
2 56 (6.03%) Banking
3 30 (3.23%) Local Government
3 30 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.69%) Law
5 20 (2.15%) Publishing
6 19 (2.05%) Legal
7 10 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 9 (0.97%) Retail
9 6 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.65%) Back Office
10 3 (0.32%) Marketing
10 3 (0.32%) Advertising
11 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.22%) Front Office
11 2 (0.22%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 114 (12.27%) Analyst
2 102 (10.98%) Architect
2 102 (10.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 99 (10.66%) Consultant
4 90 (9.69%) Citrix Engineer
5 70 (7.53%) Applications Packager
6 68 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 53 (5.71%) Citrix Consultant
8 49 (5.27%) Wintel Engineer
9 48 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
10 44 (4.74%) Support Analyst
11 36 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 34 (3.66%) Administrator
12 34 (3.66%) Citrix Specialist
13 32 (3.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 28 (3.01%) Server Engineer
15 27 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
15 27 (2.91%) Desktop Support
15 27 (2.91%) Citrix Support
16 23 (2.48%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (8.29%) Application Packaging
2 13 (1.40%) Web Services
3 8 (0.86%) .NET
3 8 (0.86%) Middleware
4 5 (0.54%) JSP
5 4 (0.43%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.43%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (0.32%) OAuth2
6 3 (0.32%) OAuth
6 3 (0.32%) WSH
6 3 (0.32%) SAML
7 2 (0.22%) ODBC
7 2 (0.22%) LAMP
8 1 (0.11%) J2EE
8 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.15%) Thin Client
1 85 (9.15%) Fat Client
2 82 (8.83%) Blackberry
3 68 (7.32%) Clustering
4 20 (2.15%) iPhone
5 17 (1.83%) PKI
6 15 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (1.51%) iPad
8 13 (1.40%) Replication
9 12 (1.29%) Client/Server
10 11 (1.18%) CMDB
11 9 (0.97%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.65%) Firmware
13 5 (0.54%) Smartcard
13 5 (0.54%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.54%) EqualLogic
14 4 (0.43%) NHS
15 3 (0.32%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
15 3 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 692 (74.49%) Windows
2 364 (39.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 273 (29.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 254 (27.34%) Windows 7
5 118 (12.70%) Windows XP
6 92 (9.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 82 (8.83%) Linux
8 40 (4.31%) Windows 8
9 31 (3.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 26 (2.80%) Windows Vista
11 23 (2.48%) UNIX
12 13 (1.40%) Windows 2000 Server
13 9 (0.97%) AIX
13 9 (0.97%) Windows 2000
14 8 (0.86%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.75%) Solaris
15 7 (0.75%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.75%) SUSE
16 3 (0.32%) Android
17 2 (0.22%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (18.51%) ITIL
2 166 (17.87%) Migration
3 48 (5.17%) Change Management
4 42 (4.52%) Project Management
5 36 (3.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 35 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 31 (3.34%) Problem Management
8 30 (3.23%) Load Balancing
9 28 (3.01%) Service Delivery
10 26 (2.80%) Service Management
11 25 (2.69%) Performance Monitoring
12 21 (2.26%) Software Deployment
12 21 (2.26%) PRINCE2
13 20 (2.15%) Business Continuity
14 18 (1.94%) Compatibility Testing
15 16 (1.72%) Incident Management
16 15 (1.61%) Root Cause Analysis
17 14 (1.51%) Capacity Planning
18 12 (1.29%) TOGAF
18 12 (1.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 120 (12.92%) SQL
2 109 (11.73%) PowerShell
3 53 (5.71%) VBScript
4 28 (3.01%) VB
5 14 (1.51%) C
6 7 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.54%) Java
8 3 (0.32%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.32%) Perl
8 3 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.32%) Python
8 3 (0.32%) LINC
9 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.22%) AppleScript
9 2 (0.22%) Korn
9 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.22%) C#
10 1 (0.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 119 (12.81%) Security Cleared
2 99 (10.66%) SC Cleared
3 97 (10.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 80 (8.61%) MCSE
5 78 (8.40%) Citrix Certification
6 59 (6.35%) CCA
7 37 (3.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 34 (3.66%) MCITP
9 32 (3.44%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (3.12%) MCP
11 28 (3.01%) CCNA
12 25 (2.69%) CCEA
13 24 (2.58%) MCSA
14 17 (1.83%) DV Cleared
14 17 (1.83%) CCEE
15 14 (1.51%) CCAA
16 9 (0.97%) MCTS
16 9 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (0.75%) CCNP
18 6 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.95%) SLA
2 7 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.65%) QA
4 3 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) COBIT
5 2 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 501 (53.93%) Active Directory
2 343 (36.92%) XenDesktop
3 284 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 205 (22.07%) Microsoft App-V
5 159 (17.12%) vSphere
6 117 (12.59%) XenServer
7 88 (9.47%) Hyper-V
8 68 (7.32%) VMware ESX
9 52 (5.60%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 30 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (2.26%) UAG
12 20 (2.15%) Xen
13 19 (2.05%) IAG
14 16 (1.72%) Terminal Services
15 12 (1.29%) MetaFrame
15 12 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 11 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
17 9 (0.97%) vCloud
18 7 (0.75%) VMware Server
19 5 (0.54%) NFS
Systems Management
1 227 (24.43%) SCCM
2 93 (10.01%) SCOM
3 37 (3.98%) AppDNA
4 35 (3.77%) Backup Exec
5 32 (3.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 25 (2.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 25 (2.69%) NetBackup
7 23 (2.48%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 22 (2.37%) WSUS
9 17 (1.83%) EMC NetWorker
10 14 (1.51%) SCVMM
11 13 (1.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 12 (1.29%) HP SIM
13 11 (1.18%) SCOrch
14 9 (0.97%) XenMobile
15 7 (0.75%) ARCserve
16 6 (0.65%) WMI
17 5 (0.54%) BladeLogic
17 5 (0.54%) Cisco CUCM
17 5 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 865 (93.11%) Citrix
2 493 (53.07%) VMware
3 410 (44.13%) Microsoft
4 167 (17.98%) AppSense
5 152 (16.36%) HP
6 126 (13.56%) Cisco
7 97 (10.44%) NetApp
8 73 (7.86%) Symantec
9 61 (6.57%) EMC
10 46 (4.95%) Dell
11 42 (4.52%) Oracle
12 33 (3.55%) IBM
13 31 (3.34%) McAfee
14 29 (3.12%) Wyse
15 28 (3.01%) Apple
16 27 (2.91%) Altiris
17 25 (2.69%) Red Hat
18 22 (2.37%) Juniper
19 18 (1.94%) Lotus
19 18 (1.94%) CheckPoint
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £120 to £150 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Rate: £140 - £180 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
North East
Gem Partnership
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £410.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Dorset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400.00 - £401.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Posted: 5 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: very good
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
W G Foyle Ltd
Rate: £23,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago