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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 228 186 181
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -5
Contract jobs citing XenApp 461 578 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.88% 1.20% 1.13%
As % of the System Software category 9.14% 12.22% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 363 346
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £325 £326
% change year-on-year
-5.38% -0.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 34
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.75 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £31.56 £42.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +33.33%
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
5045 4729 4522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.68% 9.79% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2809 2535 2250
Average daily rate £340 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 536 549
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.25 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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
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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 -16 231 £375 +15.38% 57
South East -5 79 £325 -3.70% 25
North West -28 45 £300 - 8
West Midlands -18 34 £303 +4.31% 6
South West -20 28 £275 -38.54% 16
East of England -61 16 £340 +3.81% 5
Yorkshire -2 14 £328 +13.91% 13
East Midlands -4 11 £298 -12.82% 3
North East -28 3 £265 -7.01% 1
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 864 (97.19%) Citrix
2 733 (82.45%) Windows
3 516 (58.04%) VMware
4 503 (56.58%) Active Directory
5 426 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 398 (44.77%) Microsoft
7 281 (31.61%) XenDesktop
8 280 (31.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 275 (30.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 260 (29.25%) MS Exchange
11 235 (26.43%) Windows 7
12 219 (24.63%) SCCM
13 172 (19.35%) DNS
14 168 (18.90%) Microsoft App-V
15 157 (17.66%) Exchange Server 2010
16 156 (17.55%) vSphere
17 150 (16.87%) HP
18 146 (16.42%) SAN
18 146 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
19 140 (15.75%) XenServer
20 136 (15.30%) DHCP
21 125 (14.06%) NetScaler
22 118 (13.27%) ITIL
23 116 (13.05%) Cisco
24 112 (12.60%) Finance
25 109 (12.26%) Windows XP
26 100 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
27 98 (11.02%) MS Office
28 96 (10.80%) VMware ESX
29 93 (10.46%) Hyper-V

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 260 (29.25%) MS Exchange
2 157 (17.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 75 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2007
3 75 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2003
4 65 (7.31%) SharePoint
5 49 (5.51%) Lync
6 31 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 30 (3.37%) IIS
8 10 (1.12%) IBM Notes
8 10 (1.12%) WebSphere
8 10 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (0.90%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2000
11 3 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.34%) Site Server
12 2 (0.22%) Documentum
12 2 (0.22%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 98 (11.02%) MS Office
2 57 (6.41%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.56%) MS Project
4 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (1.01%) assyst
2 8 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) ReMetrica
5 1 (0.11%) Maximo
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.16%) Office 365
2 12 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.34%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.22%) PaaS
5 2 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (19.35%) DNS
2 146 (16.42%) SAN
3 136 (15.30%) DHCP
4 125 (14.06%) NetScaler
5 91 (10.24%) Firewall
6 87 (9.79%) WAN
7 83 (9.34%) LAN
8 59 (6.64%) TCP/IP
9 40 (4.50%) VLAN
10 34 (3.82%) VPN
11 33 (3.71%) Wireless
12 30 (3.37%) NAS
13 23 (2.59%) SMS
14 22 (2.47%) VoIP
15 21 (2.36%) iSCSI
16 20 (2.25%) Fibre Channel
17 18 (2.02%) MPLS
18 12 (1.35%) Network Security
19 10 (1.12%) Internet
19 10 (1.12%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (0.90%) MySQL
4 6 (0.67%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.34%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.34%) DB2
5 3 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.22%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.22%) DataStage
6 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.22%) MS Access
7 1 (0.11%) EDMS
7 1 (0.11%) Big Data
7 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 50 (5.62%) MSI
2 17 (1.91%) InstallShield
3 15 (1.69%) AdminStudio
4 7 (0.79%) Wise Package Studio
5 6 (0.67%) ClearCase
General
1 112 (12.60%) Finance
2 73 (8.21%) Banking
3 21 (2.36%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.36%) Publishing
4 17 (1.91%) Advertising
5 13 (1.46%) Law
6 8 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 8 (0.90%) Local Government
7 6 (0.67%) Marketing
7 6 (0.67%) Back Office
8 5 (0.56%) Legal
8 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.56%) German Language
9 3 (0.34%) Front Office
9 3 (0.34%) Retail
10 2 (0.22%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.22%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Electronics
11 1 (0.11%) French Language
Job Titles
1 114 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 106 (11.92%) Analyst
3 93 (10.46%) Citrix Engineer
4 77 (8.66%) Architect
5 74 (8.32%) Consultant
6 73 (8.21%) Support Engineer
7 64 (7.20%) Administrator
8 58 (6.52%) Support Analyst
9 49 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
10 40 (4.50%) Applications Packager
10 40 (4.50%) Citrix Consultant
11 36 (4.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 33 (3.71%) Systems Administrator
12 33 (3.71%) Wintel Engineer
13 29 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
13 29 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
14 26 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
15 25 (2.81%) Citrix Administrator
15 25 (2.81%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
15 25 (2.81%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (5.40%) Application Packaging
2 16 (1.80%) Web Services
3 7 (0.79%) Middleware
4 6 (0.67%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.56%) LAMP
5 5 (0.56%) ODBC
6 3 (0.34%) .NET
6 3 (0.34%) COM
7 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.11%) HTML
8 1 (0.11%) WAMP
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 64 (7.20%) Blackberry
2 57 (6.41%) Thin Client
2 57 (6.41%) Fat Client
3 53 (5.96%) Clustering
4 32 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (3.04%) Replication
6 16 (1.80%) PDA
7 14 (1.57%) PKI
8 11 (1.24%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 9 (1.01%) EqualLogic
9 9 (1.01%) iPad
10 8 (0.90%) CMDB
11 5 (0.56%) Celerra
11 5 (0.56%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.56%) CLARiiON
12 4 (0.45%) SecurID
12 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.34%) FlexPod
13 3 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 733 (82.45%) Windows
2 426 (47.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 280 (31.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 235 (26.43%) Windows 7
5 146 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 109 (12.26%) Windows XP
7 49 (5.51%) Linux
8 30 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 23 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (2.59%) UNIX
10 16 (1.80%) Windows 2000
11 11 (1.24%) Solaris
12 9 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 9 (1.01%) Windows Vista
13 8 (0.90%) AIX
14 4 (0.45%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.22%) Android
17 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (13.27%) ITIL
2 92 (10.35%) Migration
3 36 (4.05%) Incident Management
4 31 (3.49%) Service Management
5 29 (3.26%) ITSM
6 27 (3.04%) Root Cause Analysis
7 25 (2.81%) Change Management
8 23 (2.59%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (2.59%) Problem Management
9 22 (2.47%) Project Management
9 22 (2.47%) Service Delivery
10 16 (1.80%) Configuration Management
11 13 (1.46%) BCP
11 13 (1.46%) Performance Management
12 12 (1.35%) Identity Management
13 11 (1.24%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (1.12%) Load Balancing
15 9 (1.01%) Business Continuity
15 9 (1.01%) PRINCE2
15 9 (1.01%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 87 (9.79%) SQL
2 78 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 37 (4.16%) VBScript
4 28 (3.15%) VB
5 21 (2.36%) C
6 8 (0.90%) Java
7 7 (0.79%) C#
8 5 (0.56%) Perl
9 4 (0.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.22%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.22%) ABAP
10 2 (0.22%) VBA
11 1 (0.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 100 (11.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (9.22%) Citrix Certification
3 76 (8.55%) Security Cleared
4 64 (7.20%) SC Cleared
5 59 (6.64%) MCSE
6 53 (5.96%) CCA
7 40 (4.50%) MCITP
8 37 (4.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 36 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
10 34 (3.82%) CCNA
11 33 (3.71%) CCEA
12 28 (3.15%) MCP
12 28 (3.15%) CCEE
13 15 (1.69%) DV Cleared
13 15 (1.69%) MCSA
14 12 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (1.01%) CCNP
15 9 (1.01%) Degree
16 8 (0.90%) RHCE
17 7 (0.79%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.82%) SLA
2 7 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (0.79%) QA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 503 (56.58%) Active Directory
2 281 (31.61%) XenDesktop
3 275 (30.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 168 (18.90%) Microsoft App-V
5 156 (17.55%) vSphere
6 140 (15.75%) XenServer
7 96 (10.80%) VMware ESX
8 93 (10.46%) Hyper-V
9 62 (6.97%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 46 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
11 34 (3.82%) Terminal Services
12 20 (2.25%) VMware Server
13 19 (2.14%) Xen
14 17 (1.91%) NFS
15 13 (1.46%) MetaFrame
16 12 (1.35%) UAG
17 10 (1.12%) NLBS
18 9 (1.01%) ISA Server
19 5 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 4 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 219 (24.63%) SCCM
2 66 (7.42%) Backup Exec
3 53 (5.96%) SCOM
4 16 (1.80%) HP SIM
4 16 (1.80%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 15 (1.69%) HP Data Protector
5 15 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 15 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (1.57%) MAILsweeper
6 14 (1.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 14 (1.57%) WSUS
7 13 (1.46%) MIMEsweeper
8 12 (1.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 12 (1.35%) XenMobile
9 11 (1.24%) ARCserve
10 10 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 9 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
11 9 (1.01%) Tivoli
12 6 (0.67%) Control-M
13 5 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 864 (97.19%) Citrix
2 516 (58.04%) VMware
3 398 (44.77%) Microsoft
4 150 (16.87%) HP
5 116 (13.05%) Cisco
6 91 (10.24%) AppSense
7 71 (7.99%) NetApp
8 60 (6.75%) Symantec
9 56 (6.30%) EMC
10 47 (5.29%) IBM
11 42 (4.72%) Dell
12 39 (4.39%) Wyse
13 37 (4.16%) Oracle
14 32 (3.60%) Apple
15 29 (3.26%) CheckPoint
16 28 (3.15%) Juniper
17 20 (2.25%) Veeam
18 19 (2.14%) 3PAR
18 19 (2.14%) Meru Networks
19 18 (2.02%) Sophos
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Rate: From £250 to £280 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: From £230 to £260 per day 3 Months Contract
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
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London
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