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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
UK / England
Rank 366 402 322
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -80
Contract jobs citing XenApp 211 219 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.50% 0.47% 0.63%
As % of the System Software category 4.37% 4.54% 6.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 149 190
Median daily rate £350 £325 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £316 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.76% -17.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 17
Median hourly rate £31.00 £31.56 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +21.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.56 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +21.36%

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
4825 4820 4894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.53% 10.28% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3065 2906 2698
Median daily rate £406 £380 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.90% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 439 572
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £31.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 20 February 2017.

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -22 78 £425 +13.33% 31
South East +14 49 £345 +6.15% 18
East Midlands +24 24 £353 - 1
North East - 14 £208 -
South West +8 13 £310 +37.77% 2
East of England -8 11 £300 -7.69% 10
North West +9 10 £313 +4.16% 12
West Midlands 0 7 £319 -1.92%
Yorkshire +21 5 £251 -37.18% 1
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 446 (94.09%) Citrix
2 363 (76.58%) Windows
3 268 (56.54%) Active Directory
4 265 (55.91%) VMware
5 224 (47.26%) Microsoft
6 208 (43.88%) Windows Server
7 203 (42.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 183 (38.61%) XenDesktop
9 166 (35.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 161 (33.97%) SCCM
11 136 (28.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 133 (28.06%) Microsoft App-V
13 131 (27.64%) Windows 7
14 112 (23.63%) DNS
15 106 (22.36%) AppSense
16 100 (21.10%) Windows Server 2003
17 88 (18.57%) DHCP
18 85 (17.93%) Security Cleared
19 82 (17.30%) PowerShell
20 78 (16.46%) Windows 10
21 77 (16.24%) MS Exchange
22 76 (16.03%) HP
22 76 (16.03%) Finance
23 73 (15.40%) Cisco
24 70 (14.77%) ITIL
25 67 (14.14%) SQL Server
26 65 (13.71%) NetScaler
27 64 (13.50%) SC Cleared
28 63 (13.29%) vSphere
28 63 (13.29%) MS Office

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 77 (16.24%) MS Exchange
2 60 (12.66%) Skype for Business
3 57 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (7.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 21 (4.43%) IIS
7 15 (3.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 11 (2.32%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.42%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.42%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 63 (13.29%) MS Office
2 47 (9.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (12.03%) Office 365
2 51 (10.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.69%) G Suite
4 8 (1.69%) IaaS
5 5 (1.05%) PaaS
5 5 (1.05%) SaaS
6 4 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.63%) Akamai
7 3 (0.63%) CloudFront
7 3 (0.63%) OneDrive
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.42%) IBM PureFlex
8 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.21%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 112 (23.63%) DNS
2 88 (18.57%) DHCP
3 65 (13.71%) NetScaler
4 47 (9.92%) SAN
5 43 (9.07%) Firewall
6 31 (6.54%) TCP/IP
7 30 (6.33%) VPN
8 29 (6.12%) WAN
9 28 (5.91%) LAN
10 20 (4.22%) Skype
11 17 (3.59%) Internet
12 14 (2.95%) VLAN
13 11 (2.32%) VoIP
14 10 (2.11%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.90%) iSCSI
15 9 (1.90%) SSL
15 9 (1.90%) Wireless
16 7 (1.48%) 3G
16 7 (1.48%) Remote Desktop
17 5 (1.05%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 22 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (1.69%) DB2
5 7 (1.48%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.21%) MS Access
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 14 (2.95%) MSI
2 4 (0.84%) eggPlant
2 4 (0.84%) HP UFT
2 4 (0.84%) JIRA
3 2 (0.42%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.21%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 76 (16.03%) Finance
2 20 (4.22%) Banking
3 15 (3.16%) Publishing
4 9 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.27%) Local Government
6 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.05%) Games
7 5 (1.05%) Law
8 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.63%) Back Office
10 2 (0.42%) Advertising
10 2 (0.42%) Electronics
10 2 (0.42%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Front Office
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (14.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 67 (14.14%) Analyst
2 67 (14.14%) Citrix Engineer
3 56 (11.81%) Support Engineer
4 46 (9.70%) Architect
5 42 (8.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 39 (8.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 36 (7.59%) Consultant
7 36 (7.59%) Windows Engineer
8 30 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 28 (5.91%) Support Analyst
10 25 (5.27%) Desktop Support
11 24 (5.06%) Citrix Consultant
12 23 (4.85%) Citrix Analyst
13 22 (4.64%) VMware Engineer
14 21 (4.43%) Citrix Support
15 20 (4.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 20 (4.22%) Desktop Engineer
16 16 (3.38%) Applications Packager
17 15 (3.16%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (4.43%) Web Services
2 6 (1.27%) SAML
2 6 (1.27%) XMPP
3 3 (0.63%) .NET
3 3 (0.63%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.63%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.42%) REST
5 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.21%) HTML
5 1 (0.21%) Middleware
5 1 (0.21%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.21%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.97%) Fat Client
1 52 (10.97%) Thin Client
2 48 (10.13%) Data Centre
3 22 (4.64%) Clustering
4 17 (3.59%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.59%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (2.53%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.32%) iSeries
6 11 (2.32%) Smartphone
7 10 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 10 (2.11%) iPhone
8 8 (1.69%) AS400
8 8 (1.69%) PKI
9 7 (1.48%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.48%) Cloud Native
9 7 (1.48%) EMC VNX
10 6 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.27%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 363 (76.58%) Windows
2 208 (43.88%) Windows Server
3 203 (42.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 136 (28.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 131 (27.64%) Windows 7
6 100 (21.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 78 (16.46%) Windows 10
8 45 (9.49%) Linux
9 42 (8.86%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.32%) Unix
11 10 (2.11%) Android
11 10 (2.11%) Mac OS X
11 10 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.90%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.69%) Ubuntu
14 7 (1.48%) Solaris
14 7 (1.48%) Windows Vista
14 7 (1.48%) Windows XP
15 5 (1.05%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (14.77%) ITIL
2 48 (10.13%) Migration
3 39 (8.23%) Application Packaging
4 25 (5.27%) Software Delivery
5 24 (5.06%) Incident Management
6 22 (4.64%) Problem Management
7 21 (4.43%) Application Virtualisation
8 19 (4.01%) Service Delivery
9 18 (3.80%) Infrastructure Management
10 17 (3.59%) TOGAF
11 15 (3.16%) Change Management
11 15 (3.16%) Software Deployment
12 13 (2.74%) Configuration Management
12 13 (2.74%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (2.74%) Performance Management
13 12 (2.53%) Mobile Device Management
13 12 (2.53%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (2.53%) Service Management
14 11 (2.32%) DevOps
14 11 (2.32%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 82 (17.30%) PowerShell
2 52 (10.97%) SQL
3 13 (2.74%) VBScript
4 12 (2.53%) C
5 8 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.69%) Python
6 6 (1.27%) VB
7 4 (0.84%) C#
8 3 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.42%) VBA
10 1 (0.21%) Java
10 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 85 (17.93%) Security Cleared
2 64 (13.50%) SC Cleared
3 24 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (4.64%) Citrix Certification
5 20 (4.22%) MCSE
6 15 (3.16%) CCA
7 12 (2.53%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (2.32%) CCNA
8 11 (2.32%) Degree
8 11 (2.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (1.69%) MCP
11 6 (1.27%) MCITP
12 5 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.84%) CCNP
13 4 (0.84%) ISTQB
13 4 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 3 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (0.63%) MCTS
15 2 (0.42%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.38%) SLA
2 11 (2.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.21%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 268 (56.54%) Active Directory
2 183 (38.61%) XenDesktop
3 166 (35.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 133 (28.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 63 (13.29%) vSphere
6 55 (11.60%) Hyper-V
7 53 (11.18%) VMware ESX
8 36 (7.59%) XenServer
9 27 (5.70%) Virtual Desktop
10 22 (4.64%) BitLocker
11 15 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
12 9 (1.90%) ProxySG
12 9 (1.90%) Terminal Server
12 9 (1.90%) Xen
13 8 (1.69%) Terminal Services
14 7 (1.48%) Firmware
14 7 (1.48%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (1.05%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 161 (33.97%) SCCM
2 31 (6.54%) SCOM
3 20 (4.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 16 (3.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 15 (3.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 15 (3.16%) WSUS
6 13 (2.74%) AppDNA
6 13 (2.74%) EdgeSight
6 13 (2.74%) XenMobile
7 11 (2.32%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (1.69%) Tivoli
9 7 (1.48%) SCVMM
9 7 (1.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 6 (1.27%) Backup Exec
10 6 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.27%) SafeCom
11 5 (1.05%) SCOrch
12 4 (0.84%) AirWatch
12 4 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.84%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 446 (94.09%) Citrix
2 265 (55.91%) VMware
3 224 (47.26%) Microsoft
4 106 (22.36%) AppSense
5 76 (16.03%) HP
6 73 (15.40%) Cisco
7 50 (10.55%) Symantec
8 36 (7.59%) Wyse
9 28 (5.91%) NetApp
10 25 (5.27%) Dell
11 18 (3.80%) IBM
12 17 (3.59%) EMC
12 17 (3.59%) ThinPrint
13 16 (3.38%) Apple
14 13 (2.74%) 3PAR
14 13 (2.74%) CheckPoint
15 12 (2.53%) CA
16 11 (2.32%) Google
17 10 (2.11%) Blue Coat
17 10 (2.11%) Mitel
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