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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 310 275 244
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -31
Contract jobs citing XenApp 360 387 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.76% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 6.34% 7.47% 9.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 248 272
Average daily rate £325 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 36 36
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +8.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £12.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.55 £28.75 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.91 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -20.37%
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
5678 5178 4939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.08% 10.21% 9.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3544 2873 2581
Average daily rate £390 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 433 642 594
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.93 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -0.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £32.58 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -52 121 £365 -14.11% 33
South East -2 86 £355 -6.88% 18
North East +27 70 £270 -64.00% 3
South West +21 25 £288 +2.67% 2
North West -46 22 £338 -15.62% 6
East of England -13 12 £300 -25.00% 5
West Midlands -22 12 £370 +31.55% 6
East Midlands +3 6 £350 +12.00% 3
Yorkshire -1 4 £359 -34.77% 5
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 540 (93.10%) Citrix
2 479 (82.59%) Windows
3 388 (66.90%) Active Directory
4 342 (58.97%) VMware
5 315 (54.31%) Windows Server
6 283 (48.79%) Microsoft
7 280 (48.28%) XenDesktop
8 266 (45.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 222 (38.28%) SCCM
10 188 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
11 187 (32.24%) Windows Server 2012
12 180 (31.03%) ITIL
13 170 (29.31%) DNS
14 169 (29.14%) Microsoft App-V
15 153 (26.38%) DHCP
16 139 (23.97%) PowerShell
17 138 (23.79%) Windows 7
18 135 (23.28%) HP
19 134 (23.10%) Windows Server 2003
19 134 (23.10%) MS Exchange
20 120 (20.69%) XenServer
21 118 (20.34%) AppSense
22 114 (19.66%) Finance
23 101 (17.41%) NetScaler
24 98 (16.90%) SQL Server
25 97 (16.72%) Security Cleared
26 90 (15.52%) SAN
27 87 (15.00%) SQL
28 86 (14.83%) Exchange Server 2010
29 85 (14.66%) Hyper-V

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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
1 134 (23.10%) MS Exchange
2 86 (14.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 62 (10.69%) Skype for Business
4 44 (7.59%) IIS
5 42 (7.24%) SharePoint
6 34 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (5.52%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.52%) Confluence
12 2 (0.34%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.17%) JBoss
13 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 75 (12.93%) MS Office
2 66 (11.38%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.69%) MS Project
4 3 (0.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 71 (12.24%) Office 365
2 18 (3.10%) IaaS
2 18 (3.10%) PaaS
3 16 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.76%) SaaS
4 11 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.86%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.34%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Google Apps
7 1 (0.17%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 170 (29.31%) DNS
2 153 (26.38%) DHCP
3 101 (17.41%) NetScaler
4 90 (15.52%) SAN
5 50 (8.62%) Firewall
6 44 (7.59%) TCP/IP
7 41 (7.07%) WAN
8 40 (6.90%) LAN
9 26 (4.48%) VPN
10 24 (4.14%) Remote Desktop
11 22 (3.79%) Internet
12 20 (3.45%) SMS
13 17 (2.93%) VoIP
14 15 (2.59%) 3G
14 15 (2.59%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (2.24%) VLAN
16 10 (1.72%) Wireless
17 7 (1.21%) Ethernet
17 7 (1.21%) FTP
17 7 (1.21%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.34%) MySQL
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.17%) GIS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.17%) QlikView
8 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (2.41%) MSI
2 3 (0.52%) JIRA
3 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.34%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.17%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 114 (19.66%) Finance
2 20 (3.45%) Banking
3 15 (2.59%) Back Office
3 15 (2.59%) Legal
3 15 (2.59%) Publishing
3 15 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 12 (2.07%) Financial Institution
5 11 (1.90%) Advertising
6 6 (1.03%) Law
7 4 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 3 (0.52%) Games
8 3 (0.52%) Local Government
8 3 (0.52%) Retail
9 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.17%) French Language
10 1 (0.17%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.17%) Marketing
10 1 (0.17%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 89 (15.34%) Citrix Engineer
1 89 (15.34%) Support Engineer
2 76 (13.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 75 (12.93%) Analyst
4 61 (10.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 54 (9.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 53 (9.14%) Citrix Support
7 51 (8.79%) Desktop Support
8 50 (8.62%) Consultant
9 39 (6.72%) Server Engineer
10 38 (6.55%) Support Analyst
11 37 (6.38%) Citrix Consultant
12 33 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
12 33 (5.69%) Windows Engineer
13 32 (5.52%) Infrastructure Support
14 30 (5.17%) Architect
15 27 (4.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 27 (4.66%) Desktop Engineer
16 26 (4.48%) Citrix Analyst
17 24 (4.14%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.86%) .NET
1 5 (0.86%) Web Services
2 3 (0.52%) Middleware
2 3 (0.52%) SAML
3 2 (0.34%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.17%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.17%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.17%) XML
4 1 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.14%) Data Centre
2 45 (7.76%) Fat Client
2 45 (7.76%) Thin Client
3 35 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 31 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.14%) Blackberry
6 16 (2.76%) PKI
7 14 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.41%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.72%) Clustering
9 8 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (1.21%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.21%) EMC VNX
10 7 (1.21%) User Experience
11 5 (0.86%) Replication
12 4 (0.69%) CMDB
12 4 (0.69%) Device Driver
12 4 (0.69%) iPhone
12 4 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 479 (82.59%) Windows
2 315 (54.31%) Windows Server
3 266 (45.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 187 (32.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 138 (23.79%) Windows 7
6 134 (23.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 54 (9.31%) Linux
8 30 (5.17%) Windows XP
9 28 (4.83%) Windows 8
10 23 (3.97%) Windows 2000 Server
11 21 (3.62%) Unix
11 21 (3.62%) Windows 10
12 10 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (1.21%) Android
14 6 (1.03%) Apple iOS
14 6 (1.03%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.34%) AIX
16 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (31.03%) ITIL
2 65 (11.21%) Project Management
3 46 (7.93%) Service Delivery
4 42 (7.24%) Migration
4 42 (7.24%) Software Delivery
5 32 (5.52%) Infrastructure Management
6 29 (5.00%) Service Management
7 28 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 25 (4.31%) Change Management
9 24 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (4.14%) Business Continuity
10 21 (3.62%) Configuration Management
10 21 (3.62%) ITSM
11 19 (3.28%) Problem Management
12 17 (2.93%) Incident Management
13 16 (2.76%) High Availability
13 16 (2.76%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 16 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
14 15 (2.59%) Application Packaging
14 15 (2.59%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.97%) PowerShell
2 87 (15.00%) SQL
3 49 (8.45%) VBScript
4 22 (3.79%) VB
5 8 (1.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (0.86%) C
7 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.52%) Java
9 2 (0.34%) C#
9 2 (0.34%) Python
10 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (16.72%) Security Cleared
2 78 (13.45%) SC Cleared
3 77 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (11.03%) MCSE
5 34 (5.86%) Degree
6 33 (5.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 30 (5.17%) MCP
8 26 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
9 24 (4.14%) BPSS Clearance
10 20 (3.45%) MCDST
11 18 (3.10%) CCA
12 17 (2.93%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (2.59%) MCSA
14 12 (2.07%) CCNA
14 12 (2.07%) DV Cleared
14 12 (2.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (1.72%) CCEE
16 8 (1.38%) CCEA
17 7 (1.21%) ITIL Certification
18 6 (1.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.52%) SLA
2 22 (3.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.03%) QA
4 4 (0.69%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.52%) PMBOK
System Software
1 388 (66.90%) Active Directory
2 280 (48.28%) XenDesktop
3 188 (32.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 169 (29.14%) Microsoft App-V
5 120 (20.69%) XenServer
6 85 (14.66%) Hyper-V
7 73 (12.59%) vSphere
8 44 (7.59%) VMware ESX
9 26 (4.48%) Terminal Services
10 25 (4.31%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 14 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
12 13 (2.24%) BitLocker
12 13 (2.24%) Terminal Server
13 9 (1.55%) ISA Server
13 9 (1.55%) UAG
14 8 (1.38%) MetaFrame
15 6 (1.03%) Brightmail
16 4 (0.69%) DFS Replication
16 4 (0.69%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 222 (38.28%) SCCM
2 59 (10.17%) SCOM
3 37 (6.38%) EdgeSight
4 35 (6.03%) XenMobile
5 23 (3.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 20 (3.45%) Backup Exec
7 16 (2.76%) SCOrch
7 16 (2.76%) SCVMM
8 13 (2.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
10 11 (1.90%) CFEngine
11 10 (1.72%) WSUS
12 9 (1.55%) AppDNA
12 9 (1.55%) HP SIM
13 8 (1.38%) NetBackup
14 7 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
14 7 (1.21%) IBM BigFix
14 7 (1.21%) Nagios
15 5 (0.86%) Windows Intune
16 4 (0.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 540 (93.10%) Citrix
2 342 (58.97%) VMware
3 283 (48.79%) Microsoft
4 135 (23.28%) HP
5 118 (20.34%) AppSense
6 72 (12.41%) Cisco
7 43 (7.41%) NetApp
8 39 (6.72%) ThinPrint
9 37 (6.38%) Symantec
10 30 (5.17%) Dell
11 29 (5.00%) Wyse
12 22 (3.79%) SAP
13 20 (3.45%) SafeCom
14 18 (3.10%) EMC
14 18 (3.10%) IBM
15 16 (2.76%) Altiris
15 16 (2.76%) Remedy
16 13 (2.24%) Oracle
16 13 (2.24%) Sophos
17 11 (1.90%) CheckPoint
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