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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 250 238 181
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -57
Contract jobs citing XenApp 430 412 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.84% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 8.29% 8.73% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 270 298
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 26 24
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.07% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £12.75 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £37.75 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -31.03%
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
5186 4719 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.19% 9.68% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2993 2610 2163
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 547 571 587
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -17.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.78 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -5 215 £386 +10.35% 28
South East +12 98 £375 +7.14% 25
North West -2 52 £285 +1.78% 17
East of England -4 26 £240 -46.66% 10
South West -11 13 £280 -14.17% 7
West Midlands -17 8 £275 -12.69% 1
East Midlands -15 6 £405 +29.60% 3
North East -15 5 £190 -34.48% 4
Yorkshire -32 5 £300 -10.44% 5
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 751 (95.43%) Citrix
2 625 (79.42%) Windows
3 505 (64.17%) VMware
4 420 (53.37%) Active Directory
5 325 (41.30%) Microsoft
6 324 (41.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 276 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
8 258 (32.78%) XenDesktop
9 233 (29.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 218 (27.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 197 (25.03%) vSphere
12 182 (23.13%) MS Exchange
13 177 (22.49%) SCCM
14 168 (21.35%) DNS
15 159 (20.20%) Windows 7
16 157 (19.95%) Microsoft App-V
17 155 (19.70%) Finance
18 151 (19.19%) Cisco
18 151 (19.19%) PowerShell
19 150 (19.06%) SAN
20 147 (18.68%) ITIL
21 135 (17.15%) DHCP
22 130 (16.52%) NetScaler
23 127 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
24 119 (15.12%) HP
24 119 (15.12%) AppSense
25 113 (14.36%) Firewall
26 104 (13.21%) SQL Server
27 97 (12.33%) MS Excel
28 96 (12.20%) WAN

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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
1 182 (23.13%) MS Exchange
2 127 (16.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (6.99%) SharePoint
4 54 (6.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 53 (6.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 52 (6.61%) IIS
7 51 (6.48%) Lync
8 41 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (3.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 12 (1.52%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.14%) Apache
12 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.51%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.38%) OpenEdge
16 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 97 (12.33%) MS Excel
2 84 (10.67%) MS Office
3 4 (0.51%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.38%) JDE OneWorld
2 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 41 (5.21%) Office 365
2 20 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.38%) IaaS
5 2 (0.25%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.25%) SaaS
6 1 (0.13%) PaaS
6 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 168 (21.35%) DNS
2 150 (19.06%) SAN
3 135 (17.15%) DHCP
4 130 (16.52%) NetScaler
5 113 (14.36%) Firewall
6 96 (12.20%) WAN
7 81 (10.29%) LAN
8 66 (8.39%) VPN
9 64 (8.13%) TCP/IP
10 36 (4.57%) NAS
11 30 (3.81%) MPLS
11 30 (3.81%) Internet
12 24 (3.05%) Fibre Channel
13 23 (2.92%) VLAN
14 22 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (1.91%) SSL
16 13 (1.65%) VoIP
16 13 (1.65%) Network Security
17 12 (1.52%) iSCSI
17 12 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.54%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.89%) MySQL
7 5 (0.64%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.13%) DB2
10 1 (0.13%) EDMS
10 1 (0.13%) FileMaker
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (3.18%) MSI
2 4 (0.51%) InstallShield
2 4 (0.51%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.38%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.38%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 155 (19.70%) Finance
2 47 (5.97%) Banking
3 16 (2.03%) Publishing
4 14 (1.78%) Investment Banking
5 12 (1.52%) Telecoms
6 10 (1.27%) Law
7 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.76%) Advertising
9 5 (0.64%) Back Office
9 5 (0.64%) Retail
10 4 (0.51%) Marketing
10 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.51%) Legal
11 3 (0.38%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 92 (11.69%) Analyst
2 88 (11.18%) Citrix Engineer
3 85 (10.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 84 (10.67%) Architect
5 74 (9.40%) Consultant
6 61 (7.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 59 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 50 (6.35%) Administrator
9 43 (5.46%) Citrix Consultant
10 41 (5.21%) Infrastructure Architect
11 38 (4.83%) 2nd Line Support
12 37 (4.70%) Wintel Engineer
13 35 (4.45%) Desktop Support
14 33 (4.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 32 (4.07%) Systems Administrator
16 30 (3.81%) Support Analyst
17 23 (2.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 23 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
18 22 (2.80%) Citrix Specialist
19 20 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (4.19%) Application Packaging
2 17 (2.16%) .NET
2 17 (2.16%) Middleware
3 12 (1.52%) Web Services
4 6 (0.76%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.51%) X-Windows
6 3 (0.38%) WCF
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.25%) HTML
8 1 (0.13%) HTML5
8 1 (0.13%) REST
8 1 (0.13%) CSS3
8 1 (0.13%) Play Framework
8 1 (0.13%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.13%) Django
8 1 (0.13%) Ajax
8 1 (0.13%) XMPP
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.13%) JSON
8 1 (0.13%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 96 (12.20%) Data Centre
2 64 (8.13%) Clustering
3 41 (5.21%) Blackberry
4 34 (4.32%) Replication
5 32 (4.07%) Thin Client
5 32 (4.07%) Fat Client
6 28 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (2.29%) PKI
7 18 (2.29%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.78%) FlexPod
8 14 (1.78%) User Experience
9 10 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
9 10 (1.27%) iPad
9 10 (1.27%) HP Storage
9 10 (1.27%) iPhone
10 9 (1.14%) EMC VNX
11 8 (1.02%) BYOD
11 8 (1.02%) Celerra
12 7 (0.89%) Smartphone
13 4 (0.51%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 625 (79.42%) Windows
2 324 (41.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 233 (29.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 218 (27.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 159 (20.20%) Windows 7
6 65 (8.26%) Linux
7 48 (6.10%) Windows XP
8 37 (4.70%) UNIX
9 30 (3.81%) Windows 2000 Server
10 28 (3.56%) Windows 8
11 27 (3.43%) Android
12 15 (1.91%) Solaris
13 12 (1.52%) Windows 2000
14 10 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (1.02%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.76%) Windows NT
17 5 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
18 4 (0.51%) AIX
19 2 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (18.68%) ITIL
2 86 (10.93%) Migration
3 50 (6.35%) Project Management
4 44 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 36 (4.57%) Incident Management
6 26 (3.30%) Problem Management
6 26 (3.30%) Server Building
7 25 (3.18%) Change Management
8 23 (2.92%) Configuration Management
9 21 (2.67%) Patch Management
10 19 (2.41%) Validation
11 18 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
11 18 (2.29%) Service Delivery
12 16 (2.03%) ITSM
13 15 (1.91%) Business Continuity
14 14 (1.78%) Change Control
15 13 (1.65%) Root Cause Analysis
15 13 (1.65%) Mobile Device Management
15 13 (1.65%) Enterprise Architecture
16 12 (1.52%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 151 (19.19%) PowerShell
2 79 (10.04%) SQL
3 45 (5.72%) VBScript
4 15 (1.91%) VB
4 15 (1.91%) C#
5 12 (1.52%) C
6 9 (1.14%) Java
7 8 (1.02%) Perl
8 6 (0.76%) Python
8 6 (0.76%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.51%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 96 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (11.05%) Security Cleared
3 82 (10.42%) MCSE
4 76 (9.66%) Citrix Certification
5 55 (6.99%) SC Cleared
6 50 (6.35%) CCA
7 49 (6.23%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 42 (5.34%) CCNA
10 31 (3.94%) MCITP
11 27 (3.43%) CCEE
12 22 (2.80%) DV Cleared
13 21 (2.67%) MCP
14 18 (2.29%) CCEA
15 17 (2.16%) MCSA
16 14 (1.78%) CCIA
17 13 (1.65%) CCNP
18 12 (1.52%) Degree
19 11 (1.40%) CCAA
20 10 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.43%) SLA
2 24 (3.05%) QA
3 9 (1.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 9 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.25%) PMBOK
System Software
1 420 (53.37%) Active Directory
2 276 (35.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 258 (32.78%) XenDesktop
4 197 (25.03%) vSphere
5 157 (19.95%) Microsoft App-V
6 93 (11.82%) Hyper-V
7 70 (8.89%) VMware ESX
8 61 (7.75%) XenServer
9 36 (4.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 36 (4.57%) VMware ESXi
10 31 (3.94%) Terminal Services
11 16 (2.03%) Terminal Server
12 15 (1.91%) Xen
13 14 (1.78%) MetaFrame
14 11 (1.40%) VMware Server
15 10 (1.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 9 (1.14%) UAG
17 8 (1.02%) vCloud
17 8 (1.02%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 8 (1.02%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 177 (22.49%) SCCM
2 40 (5.08%) SCOM
3 35 (4.45%) EdgeSight
4 22 (2.80%) HP SIM
5 21 (2.67%) XenMobile
6 17 (2.16%) Backup Exec
7 16 (2.03%) WSUS
8 12 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (1.40%) AirWatch
10 10 (1.27%) SCVMM
11 9 (1.14%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.14%) vMotion
12 7 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 7 (0.89%) Puppet
12 7 (0.89%) BMC PATROL
13 6 (0.76%) Tivoli
13 6 (0.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 6 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
14 5 (0.64%) Zenoss
14 5 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 751 (95.43%) Citrix
2 505 (64.17%) VMware
3 325 (41.30%) Microsoft
4 151 (19.19%) Cisco
5 119 (15.12%) HP
5 119 (15.12%) AppSense
6 68 (8.64%) NetApp
7 50 (6.35%) Oracle
8 49 (6.23%) Dell
9 46 (5.84%) IBM
10 43 (5.46%) CheckPoint
11 39 (4.96%) Symantec
12 32 (4.07%) Wyse
12 32 (4.07%) Juniper
13 30 (3.81%) EMC
14 29 (3.68%) Veeam
15 28 (3.56%) Apple
16 26 (3.30%) 3PAR
17 23 (2.92%) SolarWinds
18 15 (1.91%) Altiris
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Bournemouth, Dorset
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Rate: £180 - £200 per day
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LA International
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per annum
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per annum
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Talent International
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
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Essex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
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Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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Rate: £170 - £210 per day
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