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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 330 350 285
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -65
Contract jobs citing XenApp 283 290 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.61% 0.57% 0.75%
As % of the System Software category 4.85% 5.75% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 187 260
Median daily rate £335 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 26
Median hourly rate £16.29 £31.56 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.37% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £11.40 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £140.50 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £31.56 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-61.17% +37.19%
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
5840 5041 5361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.69% 9.97% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3647 2954 2954
Median daily rate £400 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £347
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 598 680
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -66 95 £388 +3.33% 23
South East +47 61 £338 +13.25% 8
North East +4 37 £213 -
East of England +1 23 £375 -7.69% 3
North West +8 22 £350 -5.40% 5
Yorkshire +22 14 £300 -25.00% 11
South West +17 14 £325 -27.77% 6
West Midlands -7 10 £250 -23.07% 2
East Midlands -2 7 £375 +10.29% 4
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 552 (92.93%) Citrix
2 465 (78.28%) Windows
3 378 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 350 (58.92%) VMware
5 323 (54.38%) Microsoft
6 292 (49.16%) Windows Server
7 258 (43.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 239 (40.24%) XenDesktop
9 209 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
10 208 (35.02%) SCCM
11 180 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 174 (29.29%) DNS
13 169 (28.45%) DHCP
14 160 (26.94%) Microsoft App-V
15 157 (26.43%) Windows 7
16 142 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
17 136 (22.90%) ITIL
18 122 (20.54%) MS Exchange
19 121 (20.37%) AppSense
20 119 (20.03%) HP
20 119 (20.03%) PowerShell
21 108 (18.18%) Security Cleared
22 103 (17.34%) SQL Server
23 94 (15.82%) NetScaler
24 91 (15.32%) Cisco
25 88 (14.81%) Hyper-V
26 87 (14.65%) Skype for Business
27 86 (14.48%) SC Cleared
27 86 (14.48%) SAN
28 84 (14.14%) Windows 10

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
1 122 (20.54%) MS Exchange
2 87 (14.65%) Skype for Business
3 76 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (6.73%) IIS
5 39 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (4.71%) SharePoint
7 25 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2003
9 15 (2.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 10 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.34%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.17%) CMS
13 1 (0.17%) JBoss
13 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (12.79%) MS Office
2 72 (12.12%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.51%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (11.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (11.11%) Office 365
3 48 (8.08%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (1.85%) PaaS
5 10 (1.68%) G Suite
6 9 (1.52%) CloudFront
6 9 (1.52%) IaaS
7 7 (1.18%) SaaS
8 6 (1.01%) OneDrive
9 5 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.34%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.17%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.17%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.17%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 174 (29.29%) DNS
2 169 (28.45%) DHCP
3 94 (15.82%) NetScaler
4 86 (14.48%) SAN
5 61 (10.27%) Firewall
6 59 (9.93%) WAN
7 53 (8.92%) LAN
8 49 (8.25%) TCP/IP
9 32 (5.39%) VLAN
10 26 (4.38%) Skype
11 24 (4.04%) VPN
12 22 (3.70%) iSCSI
13 20 (3.37%) Internet
14 19 (3.20%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (2.53%) MPLS
16 13 (2.19%) VoIP
17 11 (1.85%) 3G
17 11 (1.85%) NAS
18 10 (1.68%) Remote Desktop
18 10 (1.68%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 21 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.18%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.51%) DB2
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.34%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.34%) HDInsight
7 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.34%) MySQL
7 2 (0.34%) Power BI
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.34%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.17%) MS Access
8 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 21 (3.54%) MSI
2 5 (0.84%) JIRA
3 4 (0.67%) eggPlant
3 4 (0.67%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.34%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.17%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 72 (12.12%) Finance
2 22 (3.70%) Banking
3 13 (2.19%) Publishing
4 10 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.52%) Law
6 8 (1.35%) Legal
7 7 (1.18%) Back Office
7 7 (1.18%) Local Government
7 7 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.51%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.34%) Front Office
11 2 (0.34%) Games
11 2 (0.34%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.34%) Retail
12 1 (0.17%) Advertising
12 1 (0.17%) Electronics
12 1 (0.17%) Marketing
12 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 90 (15.15%) Citrix Engineer
3 76 (12.79%) Support Engineer
4 70 (11.78%) Analyst
5 69 (11.62%) Architect
6 50 (8.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 44 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 44 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
8 37 (6.23%) VMware Engineer
9 34 (5.72%) 2nd Line Support
10 33 (5.56%) Desktop Support
11 31 (5.22%) Server Engineer
12 30 (5.05%) Consultant
13 29 (4.88%) Desktop Engineer
14 28 (4.71%) Support Analyst
15 26 (4.38%) Citrix Support
16 24 (4.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 24 (4.04%) Administrator
17 22 (3.70%) Applications Engineer
17 22 (3.70%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.38%) Web Services
2 4 (0.67%) .NET
3 3 (0.51%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.34%) HTML
4 2 (0.34%) SAML
4 2 (0.34%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.17%) Middleware
5 1 (0.17%) REST
5 1 (0.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.17%) XMPP
5 1 (0.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.92%) Data Centre
2 47 (7.91%) Fat Client
2 47 (7.91%) Thin Client
3 31 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 25 (4.21%) Clustering
5 24 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.37%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.20%) Replication
8 15 (2.53%) Blackberry
9 12 (2.02%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (2.02%) Smartphone
10 11 (1.85%) Cloud Native
11 10 (1.68%) iPhone
11 10 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (1.52%) Private Cloud
13 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 6 (1.01%) PKI
15 5 (0.84%) EMC VNX
15 5 (0.84%) iSeries
15 5 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 465 (78.28%) Windows
2 292 (49.16%) Windows Server
3 258 (43.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 180 (30.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 157 (26.43%) Windows 7
6 142 (23.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 84 (14.14%) Windows 10
8 66 (11.11%) Linux
9 52 (8.75%) Windows 8
10 22 (3.70%) Windows XP
11 18 (3.03%) Unix
12 17 (2.86%) Mac OS X
12 17 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 14 (2.36%) Android
14 13 (2.19%) Solaris
15 12 (2.02%) Apple iOS
16 10 (1.68%) Ubuntu
17 6 (1.01%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.84%) Mac OS
18 5 (0.84%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (22.90%) ITIL
2 59 (9.93%) Migration
3 51 (8.59%) Software Delivery
4 34 (5.72%) Service Delivery
5 33 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
6 31 (5.22%) Application Packaging
6 31 (5.22%) Project Management
7 26 (4.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (3.87%) TOGAF
9 22 (3.70%) Application Virtualisation
9 22 (3.70%) Software Distribution
10 21 (3.54%) Problem Management
11 20 (3.37%) Business Continuity
11 20 (3.37%) Patch Management
12 18 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (2.86%) Incident Management
13 17 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (2.69%) Application Discovery
14 16 (2.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
15 14 (2.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 119 (20.03%) PowerShell
2 77 (12.96%) SQL
3 24 (4.04%) VBScript
4 17 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 17 (2.86%) VB
5 14 (2.36%) Python
6 13 (2.19%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.67%) C
7 4 (0.67%) VBA
8 3 (0.51%) C#
8 3 (0.51%) Java
8 3 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 108 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 86 (14.48%) SC Cleared
3 52 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (7.07%) MCSE
5 31 (5.22%) Degree
6 28 (4.71%) Citrix Certification
7 25 (4.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 23 (3.87%) CCA
9 22 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 15 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (2.53%) MCSA
11 14 (2.36%) MCITP
12 13 (2.19%) CCNA
13 12 (2.02%) MCP
14 9 (1.52%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
16 6 (1.01%) CCNP
16 6 (1.01%) MCTS
17 5 (0.84%) ACMT
18 4 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.87%) Disclosure Scotland
1 23 (3.87%) SLA
2 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 378 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 239 (40.24%) XenDesktop
3 209 (35.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 160 (26.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 88 (14.81%) Hyper-V
6 76 (12.79%) vSphere
7 75 (12.63%) XenServer
8 66 (11.11%) VMware ESX
9 24 (4.04%) BitLocker
9 24 (4.04%) Virtual Desktop
10 19 (3.20%) Xen
11 17 (2.86%) VMware Server
12 14 (2.36%) DFS Replication
13 13 (2.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 12 (2.02%) Terminal Services
15 9 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
17 6 (1.01%) ProxySG
17 6 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 208 (35.02%) SCCM
2 45 (7.58%) SCOM
3 35 (5.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 25 (4.21%) EdgeSight
5 22 (3.70%) XenMobile
6 20 (3.37%) SafeCom
7 19 (3.20%) WSUS
8 13 (2.19%) SCVMM
9 12 (2.02%) NetBackup
9 12 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (2.02%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 11 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 10 (1.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (1.35%) Simpana
13 7 (1.18%) AppDNA
13 7 (1.18%) PowerCLI
14 6 (1.01%) Casper Suite
14 6 (1.01%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (1.01%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 552 (92.93%) Citrix
2 350 (58.92%) VMware
3 323 (54.38%) Microsoft
4 121 (20.37%) AppSense
5 119 (20.03%) HP
6 91 (15.32%) Cisco
7 55 (9.26%) NetApp
8 51 (8.59%) Symantec
9 42 (7.07%) Dell
10 33 (5.56%) ThinPrint
11 31 (5.22%) Apple
12 25 (4.21%) Wyse
13 24 (4.04%) EMC
14 18 (3.03%) IBM
14 18 (3.03%) Oracle
15 17 (2.86%) 3PAR
15 17 (2.86%) SAP
16 16 (2.69%) Sophos
17 15 (2.53%) Red Hat
17 15 (2.53%) SolarWinds
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