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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 322 262 239
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -23
Contract jobs citing XenApp 337 462 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.89% 0.94%
As % of the System Software category 5.52% 8.31% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 304 299
Median daily rate £325 £363 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +62.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £46.70 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £20.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+35.75% +3.12%
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
6108 5558 5242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.04% 10.65% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3191 2938
Median daily rate £412 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.65% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 565 625
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.28 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +4.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +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 23 August 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 23 August 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 23 August 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 -101 117 £405 +1.25% 20
North East +28 62 £225 - 1
South East -48 52 £325 -7.14% 14
East of England +7 26 £388 +29.16% 3
North West -21 24 £425 +37.09% 5
West Midlands -18 23 £275 -26.66% 4
South West +9 16 £300 +71.42% 3
East Midlands -1 9 £325 -15.58% 3
Yorkshire -5 8 £300 +20.00% 4
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 665 (95.41%) Citrix
2 566 (81.21%) Windows
3 482 (69.15%) Active Directory
4 400 (57.39%) VMware
5 387 (55.52%) Microsoft
6 352 (50.50%) Windows Server
7 332 (47.63%) XenDesktop
8 294 (42.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 259 (37.16%) DHCP
10 253 (36.30%) SCCM
11 234 (33.57%) DNS
12 220 (31.56%) VMware Infrastructure
13 212 (30.42%) ITIL
14 187 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 184 (26.40%) Microsoft App-V
16 182 (26.11%) HP
17 181 (25.97%) MS Exchange
18 179 (25.68%) AppSense
19 162 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
20 160 (22.96%) Security Cleared
21 156 (22.38%) PowerShell
22 154 (22.09%) Windows 7
23 145 (20.80%) XenServer
24 135 (19.37%) SC Cleared
25 131 (18.79%) SQL Server
26 126 (18.08%) SAN
27 119 (17.07%) SQL
28 114 (16.36%) NetScaler
29 109 (15.64%) Hyper-V
30 105 (15.06%) Finance

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
1 181 (25.97%) MS Exchange
2 105 (15.06%) Skype for Business
3 98 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 55 (7.89%) IIS
5 52 (7.46%) SharePoint
6 43 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 28 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.43%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.14%) Apache
13 1 (0.14%) Confluence
13 1 (0.14%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.14%) JBoss
13 1 (0.14%) nginx
13 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.14%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 95 (13.63%) MS Excel
2 93 (13.34%) MS Office
3 10 (1.43%) MS Project
4 6 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.57%) assyst
1 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 79 (11.33%) Office 365
2 39 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.59%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.87%) PaaS
5 10 (1.43%) SaaS
6 8 (1.15%) IaaS
7 6 (0.86%) CloudFront
8 5 (0.72%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.57%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.57%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.57%) Yammer
10 2 (0.29%) Data Lake Analytics
11 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.14%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 259 (37.16%) DHCP
2 234 (33.57%) DNS
3 126 (18.08%) SAN
4 114 (16.36%) NetScaler
5 75 (10.76%) WAN
6 71 (10.19%) LAN
7 70 (10.04%) Firewall
8 55 (7.89%) TCP/IP
9 32 (4.59%) VLAN
10 30 (4.30%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (3.30%) iSCSI
11 23 (3.30%) VPN
12 22 (3.16%) 3G
12 22 (3.16%) SMS
13 20 (2.87%) Internet
14 17 (2.44%) MPLS
14 17 (2.44%) Skype
15 15 (2.15%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (2.01%) VoIP
17 13 (1.87%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (18.79%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.57%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (0.43%) MySQL
7 3 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.29%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.29%) HDInsight
8 2 (0.29%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.29%) Power BI
9 1 (0.14%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 28 (4.02%) MSI
2 2 (0.29%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.14%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 105 (15.06%) Finance
2 28 (4.02%) Banking
3 18 (2.58%) Legal
3 18 (2.58%) Publishing
3 18 (2.58%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.15%) Back Office
4 15 (2.15%) Law
5 7 (1.00%) Advertising
5 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.86%) Retail
7 5 (0.72%) Local Government
8 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.57%) Games
9 3 (0.43%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.43%) Marketing
10 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) French Language
11 1 (0.14%) Front Office
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 120 (17.22%) Citrix Engineer
2 102 (14.63%) Support Engineer
3 88 (12.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (9.61%) Analyst
4 67 (9.61%) Architect
5 59 (8.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 52 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
7 49 (7.03%) Desktop Support
8 45 (6.46%) Server Engineer
9 44 (6.31%) Desktop Engineer
10 42 (6.03%) Citrix Support
10 42 (6.03%) Windows Engineer
11 38 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
11 38 (5.45%) Consultant
11 38 (5.45%) Virtualisation Engineer
12 35 (5.02%) VMware Engineer
13 30 (4.30%) Wintel Engineer
14 26 (3.73%) Infrastructure Support
15 25 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 25 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.43%) Web Services
2 7 (1.00%) .NET
3 5 (0.72%) HTML
4 4 (0.57%) SAML
5 2 (0.29%) Middleware
6 1 (0.14%) HTML5
6 1 (0.14%) LAMP
6 1 (0.14%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.14%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 70 (10.04%) Data Centre
2 68 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 55 (7.89%) Fat Client
3 55 (7.89%) Thin Client
4 41 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.30%) Replication
6 21 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
7 17 (2.44%) Clustering
8 16 (2.30%) Blackberry
9 13 (1.87%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.43%) Device Driver
11 8 (1.15%) Private Cloud
12 7 (1.00%) Mainframe
12 7 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.86%) iPhone
14 5 (0.72%) CESG
14 5 (0.72%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.72%) NHS
14 5 (0.72%) PDA
14 5 (0.72%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 566 (81.21%) Windows
2 352 (50.50%) Windows Server
3 294 (42.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 187 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 162 (23.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 154 (22.09%) Windows 7
7 52 (7.46%) Linux
8 47 (6.74%) Windows 8
9 44 (6.31%) Windows 10
10 30 (4.30%) Windows XP
11 22 (3.16%) Unix
12 12 (1.72%) Windows Phone
13 10 (1.43%) Android
13 10 (1.43%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.29%) Apple iOS
14 9 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (1.00%) Solaris
16 5 (0.72%) VMS
17 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (30.42%) ITIL
2 83 (11.91%) Software Delivery
3 75 (10.76%) Project Management
4 67 (9.61%) Migration
5 56 (8.03%) Service Delivery
6 52 (7.46%) Business Continuity
7 38 (5.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (4.02%) Application Packaging
8 28 (4.02%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 25 (3.59%) Infrastructure Management
10 24 (3.44%) Software Distribution
11 23 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
12 21 (3.01%) Problem Management
13 20 (2.87%) PRINCE2
14 19 (2.73%) TOGAF
15 17 (2.44%) Server Virtualisation
16 16 (2.30%) Software Deployment
17 15 (2.15%) High Availability
18 14 (2.01%) Application Virtualisation
18 14 (2.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (22.38%) PowerShell
2 119 (17.07%) SQL
3 62 (8.90%) VBScript
4 32 (4.59%) VB
5 28 (4.02%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.29%) Python
7 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.00%) Java
8 5 (0.72%) C
9 4 (0.57%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.43%) VBA
11 2 (0.29%) PHP
12 1 (0.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 160 (22.96%) Security Cleared
2 135 (19.37%) SC Cleared
3 96 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 73 (10.47%) MCSE
5 68 (9.76%) Degree
6 48 (6.89%) BPSS Clearance
7 45 (6.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 30 (4.30%) Citrix Certification
9 27 (3.87%) CCA
10 26 (3.73%) MCP
11 25 (3.59%) MCSA
12 17 (2.44%) DV Cleared
13 13 (1.87%) MCDST
13 13 (1.87%) MCITP
14 11 (1.58%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (1.43%) CCNA
16 8 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
17 7 (1.00%) CCNP
18 6 (0.86%) DBS Check
19 5 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (6.17%) Disclosure Scotland
2 35 (5.02%) SLA
3 8 (1.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.43%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.14%) QA
System Software
1 482 (69.15%) Active Directory
2 332 (47.63%) XenDesktop
3 220 (31.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 184 (26.40%) Microsoft App-V
5 145 (20.80%) XenServer
6 109 (15.64%) Hyper-V
7 73 (10.47%) vSphere
8 55 (7.89%) VMware ESX
9 32 (4.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 32 (4.59%) Terminal Services
10 25 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
11 16 (2.30%) VMware Server
12 14 (2.01%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (1.87%) BitLocker
14 12 (1.72%) DFS Replication
14 12 (1.72%) Xen
15 11 (1.58%) UAG
16 10 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
17 7 (1.00%) ISA Server
18 6 (0.86%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 253 (36.30%) SCCM
2 69 (9.90%) SCOM
3 57 (8.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 49 (7.03%) XenMobile
5 48 (6.89%) EdgeSight
6 44 (6.31%) SafeCom
7 17 (2.44%) SCVMM
8 15 (2.15%) Backup Exec
9 14 (2.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 12 (1.72%) HP SIM
10 12 (1.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 12 (1.72%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
10 12 (1.72%) SCOrch
11 11 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
11 11 (1.58%) WSUS
12 9 (1.29%) IBM BigFix
13 8 (1.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 7 (1.00%) Simpana
15 6 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 665 (95.41%) Citrix
2 400 (57.39%) VMware
3 387 (55.52%) Microsoft
4 182 (26.11%) HP
5 179 (25.68%) AppSense
6 86 (12.34%) Cisco
7 64 (9.18%) ThinPrint
8 54 (7.75%) Dell
9 53 (7.60%) NetApp
10 50 (7.17%) Symantec
11 43 (6.17%) SAP
12 29 (4.16%) Wyse
13 27 (3.87%) Apple
14 26 (3.73%) EMC
15 23 (3.30%) Oracle
16 21 (3.01%) IBM
17 17 (2.44%) Sophos
18 14 (2.01%) SolarWinds
19 12 (1.72%) Dell Compellent
20 11 (1.58%) Veeam
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