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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 369 321 235
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -86
Contract jobs citing XenApp 231 301 424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.49% 0.64% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 4.99% 6.31% 9.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 193 245
Average daily rate £325 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £317 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-15.48% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 36
Average hourly rate £28.03 £28.13 £20.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% +36.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £19.53 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.22 £34.50 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.03 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +22.22%
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
4630 4768 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.81% 10.13% 9.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2791 2604 2276
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £180 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 572 526
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £31.15 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -23 114 £375 -0.66% 33
South East +18 48 £325 -18.75% 15
East of England -2 17 £350 +27.27% 9
North West -19 17 £300 -22.58% 8
South West -11 14 £225 -40.00% 8
West Midlands -17 14 £325 +44.44% 11
Yorkshire -24 5 £400 +12.28% 5
North East -18 1 - -
East Midlands -19 1 - - 2
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 531 (94.65%) Citrix
2 446 (79.50%) Windows
3 360 (64.17%) VMware
4 344 (61.32%) Active Directory
5 302 (53.83%) Windows Server
6 267 (47.59%) Microsoft
7 248 (44.21%) XenDesktop
8 239 (42.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 197 (35.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 176 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
11 166 (29.59%) SCCM
12 149 (26.56%) Microsoft App-V
13 141 (25.13%) ITIL
14 137 (24.42%) DNS
15 136 (24.24%) NetScaler
16 129 (22.99%) MS Exchange
16 129 (22.99%) Windows 7
17 124 (22.10%) PowerShell
17 124 (22.10%) Windows Server 2003
18 116 (20.68%) DHCP
19 108 (19.25%) Finance
20 107 (19.07%) vSphere
21 96 (17.11%) XenServer
22 89 (15.86%) SAN
23 87 (15.51%) HP
23 87 (15.51%) Cisco
23 87 (15.51%) SQL Server
24 82 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2010
25 78 (13.90%) MS Office
26 77 (13.73%) MS Excel

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 129 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 82 (14.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (8.73%) Skype for Business
4 45 (8.02%) IIS
5 34 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 33 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 29 (5.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 28 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
10 8 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.07%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.53%) Confluence
13 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.18%) JBoss
14 1 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.18%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 78 (13.90%) MS Office
2 77 (13.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.18%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.71%) Faxination
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.73%) Office 365
2 21 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 16 (2.85%) IaaS
5 15 (2.67%) PaaS
5 15 (2.67%) SaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) GitHub
7 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 137 (24.42%) DNS
2 136 (24.24%) NetScaler
3 116 (20.68%) DHCP
4 89 (15.86%) SAN
5 60 (10.70%) Firewall
6 48 (8.56%) TCP/IP
7 43 (7.66%) WAN
8 41 (7.31%) LAN
9 32 (5.70%) VPN
10 22 (3.92%) Internet
11 20 (3.57%) VoIP
12 16 (2.85%) VLAN
13 14 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (2.50%) Wireless
14 13 (2.32%) LDAP
15 11 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (1.96%) SSL
16 10 (1.78%) Ethernet
17 9 (1.60%) Network Security
17 9 (1.60%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (3.21%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.53%) Big Data
6 3 (0.53%) GIS
7 2 (0.36%) MySQL
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.18%) QlikView
8 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.43%) MSI
2 4 (0.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.53%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.53%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.53%) JIRA
3 3 (0.53%) Wise Package Studio
4 2 (0.36%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.18%) Vagrant
General
1 108 (19.25%) Finance
2 18 (3.21%) Banking
3 16 (2.85%) Back Office
4 14 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 14 (2.50%) Publishing
5 12 (2.14%) Legal
6 9 (1.60%) Advertising
7 8 (1.43%) Law
8 7 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.89%) Automotive
10 3 (0.53%) Local Government
10 3 (0.53%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) French Language
11 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.18%) Retail
11 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 88 (15.69%) Analyst
2 87 (15.51%) Citrix Engineer
3 80 (14.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 68 (12.12%) Consultant
5 59 (10.52%) Support Engineer
6 51 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 49 (8.73%) Citrix Consultant
8 46 (8.20%) Support Analyst
9 44 (7.84%) Citrix Support
10 41 (7.31%) Architect
11 35 (6.24%) Desktop Support
12 34 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 31 (5.53%) VMware Engineer
14 28 (4.99%) Citrix Analyst
15 27 (4.81%) 2nd Line Support
16 23 (4.10%) Administrator
16 23 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
17 19 (3.39%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
17 19 (3.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 19 (3.39%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.96%) Web Services
2 7 (1.25%) .NET
2 7 (1.25%) Software Packaging
3 4 (0.71%) X-Windows
4 3 (0.53%) WCF
5 2 (0.36%) Flash
6 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.18%) Middleware
6 1 (0.18%) PKINIT
6 1 (0.18%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.18%) WAP
6 1 (0.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (9.27%) Data Centre
2 40 (7.13%) Blackberry
3 31 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.81%) Clustering
4 27 (4.81%) PKI
5 21 (3.74%) Fat Client
5 21 (3.74%) Thin Client
6 15 (2.67%) Hedge funds
7 13 (2.32%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (1.60%) User Experience
9 6 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.07%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.07%) EMC VNX
9 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.89%) HP Storage
11 4 (0.71%) BYOD
11 4 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
11 4 (0.71%) iPhone
11 4 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 446 (79.50%) Windows
2 302 (53.83%) Windows Server
3 239 (42.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 176 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 129 (22.99%) Windows 7
6 124 (22.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 64 (11.41%) Linux
8 42 (7.49%) Windows XP
9 35 (6.24%) Windows 8
10 26 (4.63%) Windows 2000 Server
11 15 (2.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 14 (2.50%) Android
13 12 (2.14%) Unix
14 10 (1.78%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.60%) Windows 10
16 7 (1.25%) Mac OS X
17 4 (0.71%) Solaris
18 3 (0.53%) AIX
18 3 (0.53%) Mac OS
18 3 (0.53%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (25.13%) ITIL
2 49 (8.73%) Project Management
3 39 (6.95%) Migration
4 27 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
4 27 (4.81%) Service Delivery
5 26 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (4.63%) Change Management
5 26 (4.63%) Infrastructure Management
6 25 (4.46%) Configuration Management
6 25 (4.46%) Service Management
7 20 (3.57%) Patch Management
8 19 (3.39%) Performance Management
9 18 (3.21%) ITSM
10 17 (3.03%) Application Packaging
11 15 (2.67%) ITIL V3
12 14 (2.50%) PRINCE
13 13 (2.32%) High Availability
13 13 (2.32%) Incident Management
13 13 (2.32%) Open Source
14 11 (1.96%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 124 (22.10%) PowerShell
2 67 (11.94%) SQL
3 36 (6.42%) VBScript
4 21 (3.74%) VB
5 7 (1.25%) C
6 4 (0.71%) Bash Shell
6 4 (0.71%) C#
6 4 (0.71%) Perl
7 2 (0.36%) Java
7 2 (0.36%) Python
8 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (9.80%) MCSE
2 55 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 45 (8.02%) Citrix Certification
4 41 (7.31%) SC Cleared
5 33 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 31 (5.53%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (4.81%) CCA
8 25 (4.46%) MCP
9 24 (4.28%) CCEE
10 19 (3.39%) CCNA
11 16 (2.85%) CCEA
12 14 (2.50%) CCNP
12 14 (2.50%) MCDST
12 14 (2.50%) MCSA
13 13 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
14 12 (2.14%) MCITP
15 10 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (1.43%) CCAA
16 8 (1.43%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.99%) SLA
2 13 (2.32%) QA
3 4 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.36%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 344 (61.32%) Active Directory
2 248 (44.21%) XenDesktop
3 197 (35.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 149 (26.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 107 (19.07%) vSphere
6 96 (17.11%) XenServer
7 68 (12.12%) Hyper-V
8 57 (10.16%) VMware ESX
9 21 (3.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 17 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (2.50%) Terminal Server
11 14 (2.50%) Terminal Services
12 13 (2.32%) BitLocker
13 10 (1.78%) ISA Server
13 10 (1.78%) MetaFrame
14 5 (0.89%) UAG
14 5 (0.89%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.71%) Brightmail
15 4 (0.71%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 166 (29.59%) SCCM
2 48 (8.56%) SCOM
3 26 (4.63%) XenMobile
4 17 (3.03%) EdgeSight
5 15 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (2.32%) Backup Exec
7 12 (2.14%) WSUS
8 11 (1.96%) CFEngine
8 11 (1.96%) NetBackup
9 9 (1.60%) Nagios
10 8 (1.43%) SCOrch
11 7 (1.25%) vMotion
12 6 (1.07%) SCVMM
12 6 (1.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 5 (0.89%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.89%) vRealize
13 5 (0.89%) Windows Intune
14 4 (0.71%) HP Data Protector
14 4 (0.71%) Puppet
14 4 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 531 (94.65%) Citrix
2 360 (64.17%) VMware
3 267 (47.59%) Microsoft
4 87 (15.51%) Cisco
4 87 (15.51%) HP
5 77 (13.73%) AppSense
6 49 (8.73%) NetApp
7 27 (4.81%) Dell
7 27 (4.81%) Symantec
8 24 (4.28%) Wyse
9 22 (3.92%) EMC
10 20 (3.57%) Remedy
11 18 (3.21%) Altiris
12 13 (2.32%) IBM
12 13 (2.32%) Red Hat
12 13 (2.32%) Sophos
13 12 (2.14%) BMC
14 11 (1.96%) 3PAR
14 11 (1.96%) Oracle
15 10 (1.78%) ThinPrint
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