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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 359 298 238
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -60
Contract jobs citing XenApp 281 386 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.56% 0.74% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 4.68% 7.24% 8.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 259 330
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 21
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +26.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £8.95 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+44.00% -6.25%
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
5999 5334 5420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.03% 10.26% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3834 3081 3015
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 564 674
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -71 116 £413 +3.12% 14
South East -21 37 £301 -1.47% 5
North West +4 29 £425 +41.66% 12
East of England +2 26 £388 +8.77% 5
North East -4 25 £225 -
West Midlands -20 19 £240 -31.42% 6
South West +14 14 £313 +13.63% 3
East Midlands 0 10 £375 -15.25% 1
Yorkshire +2 6 £288 +15.00% 1
XenApp
UK

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 619 (95.08%) Citrix
2 526 (80.80%) Windows
3 456 (70.05%) Active Directory
4 380 (58.37%) VMware
5 366 (56.22%) Microsoft
6 329 (50.54%) Windows Server
7 297 (45.62%) XenDesktop
8 278 (42.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 237 (36.41%) SCCM
9 237 (36.41%) DHCP
10 213 (32.72%) DNS
11 212 (32.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 188 (28.88%) ITIL
13 175 (26.88%) AppSense
14 172 (26.42%) Microsoft App-V
14 172 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 166 (25.50%) Windows Server 2003
16 165 (25.35%) MS Exchange
17 158 (24.27%) HP
18 150 (23.04%) Windows 7
19 144 (22.12%) Security Cleared
20 139 (21.35%) PowerShell
21 131 (20.12%) XenServer
22 120 (18.43%) SC Cleared
23 113 (17.36%) SQL Server
24 110 (16.90%) NetScaler
25 108 (16.59%) SAN
25 108 (16.59%) Skype for Business
26 105 (16.13%) Hyper-V
27 97 (14.90%) SQL

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
1 165 (25.35%) MS Exchange
2 108 (16.59%) Skype for Business
3 93 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 56 (8.60%) IIS
5 44 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 44 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 27 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
8 15 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 10 (1.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.15%) Apache
13 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.15%) Confluence
13 1 (0.15%) JBoss
13 1 (0.15%) nginx
13 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 91 (13.98%) MS Excel
2 90 (13.82%) MS Office
3 10 (1.54%) MS Project
4 6 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.61%) assyst
1 4 (0.61%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (11.37%) Office 365
2 51 (7.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.84%) PaaS
5 10 (1.54%) SaaS
6 9 (1.38%) CloudFront
7 6 (0.92%) IaaS
8 5 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.61%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.61%) OneDrive
9 4 (0.61%) Yammer
10 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.31%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.15%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 237 (36.41%) DHCP
2 213 (32.72%) DNS
3 110 (16.90%) NetScaler
4 108 (16.59%) SAN
5 66 (10.14%) WAN
6 65 (9.98%) Firewall
7 63 (9.68%) LAN
8 47 (7.22%) TCP/IP
9 28 (4.30%) VLAN
10 26 (3.99%) Wi-Fi
11 25 (3.84%) iSCSI
12 21 (3.23%) VPN
13 20 (3.07%) SMS
14 19 (2.92%) Internet
15 18 (2.76%) MPLS
15 18 (2.76%) Skype
16 17 (2.61%) 3G
16 17 (2.61%) VoIP
17 13 (2.00%) NAS
17 13 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.61%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.46%) MySQL
7 3 (0.46%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.31%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.31%) HDInsight
8 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.31%) Power BI
9 1 (0.15%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 32 (4.92%) MSI
2 3 (0.46%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.15%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.15%) JIRA
3 1 (0.15%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 86 (13.21%) Finance
2 28 (4.30%) Banking
3 19 (2.92%) Publishing
4 14 (2.15%) Law
4 14 (2.15%) Legal
5 13 (2.00%) Back Office
5 13 (2.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.08%) Retail
7 5 (0.77%) Local Government
8 4 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.61%) Games
9 3 (0.46%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.46%) Marketing
9 3 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Front Office
11 1 (0.15%) German Language
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (16.74%) Citrix Engineer
2 100 (15.36%) Support Engineer
3 90 (13.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 69 (10.60%) Architect
5 64 (9.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 63 (9.68%) Analyst
7 55 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 50 (7.68%) Desktop Support
9 47 (7.22%) Desktop Engineer
10 41 (6.30%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 40 (6.14%) 2nd Line Support
12 39 (5.99%) VMware Engineer
13 38 (5.84%) Server Engineer
14 37 (5.68%) Windows Engineer
15 36 (5.53%) Citrix Support
16 28 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 26 (3.99%) Consultant
18 24 (3.69%) Support Analyst
19 23 (3.53%) Systems Engineer
20 21 (3.23%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.84%) Web Services
2 5 (0.77%) HTML
3 4 (0.61%) .NET
3 4 (0.61%) SAML
4 3 (0.46%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.15%) HTML5
6 1 (0.15%) LAMP
6 1 (0.15%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (0.15%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 66 (10.14%) Computer Science
2 60 (9.22%) Data Centre
3 47 (7.22%) Fat Client
3 47 (7.22%) Thin Client
4 38 (5.84%) Management Information System
5 22 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (3.38%) Replication
6 19 (2.92%) Blackberry
6 19 (2.92%) Clustering
7 16 (2.46%) Smartphone
8 11 (1.69%) iPhone
9 9 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (1.23%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.23%) Private Cloud
11 7 (1.08%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.92%) EMC VNX
12 6 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (0.92%) NHS
13 5 (0.77%) Cloud Native
13 5 (0.77%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 526 (80.80%) Windows
2 329 (50.54%) Windows Server
3 278 (42.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 172 (26.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 166 (25.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 150 (23.04%) Windows 7
7 57 (8.76%) Windows 10
8 53 (8.14%) Windows 8
9 42 (6.45%) Linux
10 30 (4.61%) Windows XP
11 17 (2.61%) Unix
12 12 (1.84%) Mac OS X
12 12 (1.84%) Windows Phone
13 8 (1.23%) Android
13 8 (1.23%) Solaris
14 7 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
15 6 (0.92%) Windows Vista
16 5 (0.77%) Apple iOS
16 5 (0.77%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (28.88%) ITIL
2 78 (11.98%) Software Delivery
3 68 (10.45%) Project Management
4 62 (9.52%) Migration
4 62 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 52 (7.99%) Business Continuity
6 36 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (5.22%) Application Packaging
8 27 (4.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 25 (3.84%) Software Distribution
10 22 (3.38%) Software Deployment
10 22 (3.38%) TOGAF
11 20 (3.07%) Problem Management
12 19 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
13 17 (2.61%) Infrastructure Management
13 17 (2.61%) PRINCE2
14 16 (2.46%) Application Virtualisation
14 16 (2.46%) Server Virtualisation
14 16 (2.46%) Service Management
15 13 (2.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (21.35%) PowerShell
2 97 (14.90%) SQL
3 50 (7.68%) VBScript
4 31 (4.76%) VB
5 28 (4.30%) T-SQL
6 8 (1.23%) Python
7 7 (1.08%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.77%) Java
9 4 (0.61%) C
10 3 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.46%) VBA
11 2 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.15%) PHP
Qualifications
1 144 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 120 (18.43%) SC Cleared
3 85 (13.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 67 (10.29%) Degree
5 62 (9.52%) MCSE
6 48 (7.37%) BPSS Clearance
7 37 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 26 (3.99%) Citrix Certification
8 26 (3.99%) MCP
9 24 (3.69%) CCA
10 21 (3.23%) MCSA
11 14 (2.15%) MCITP
12 11 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.69%) MCDST
13 10 (1.54%) CCNA
14 9 (1.38%) DV Cleared
14 9 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (1.08%) CCNP
16 6 (0.92%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (6.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 37 (5.68%) SLA
3 5 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 456 (70.05%) Active Directory
2 297 (45.62%) XenDesktop
3 212 (32.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 172 (26.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 131 (20.12%) XenServer
6 105 (16.13%) Hyper-V
7 67 (10.29%) vSphere
8 52 (7.99%) VMware ESX
9 29 (4.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 24 (3.69%) VMware ESXi
11 20 (3.07%) Terminal Services
12 17 (2.61%) Virtual Desktop
13 16 (2.46%) DFS Replication
14 14 (2.15%) VMware Server
15 12 (1.84%) Xen
16 10 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
17 9 (1.38%) BitLocker
17 9 (1.38%) UAG
18 7 (1.08%) ISA Server
18 7 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 237 (36.41%) SCCM
2 67 (10.29%) SCOM
3 55 (8.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 47 (7.22%) XenMobile
5 45 (6.91%) SafeCom
6 44 (6.76%) EdgeSight
7 16 (2.46%) Backup Exec
7 16 (2.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 15 (2.30%) SCVMM
9 13 (2.00%) NetBackup
10 12 (1.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (1.69%) WSUS
12 9 (1.38%) HP SIM
13 8 (1.23%) IBM BigFix
13 8 (1.23%) SCOrch
13 8 (1.23%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 7 (1.08%) Cisco UCCX
14 7 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
15 6 (0.92%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 619 (95.08%) Citrix
2 380 (58.37%) VMware
3 366 (56.22%) Microsoft
4 175 (26.88%) AppSense
5 158 (24.27%) HP
6 82 (12.60%) Cisco
7 62 (9.52%) ThinPrint
8 51 (7.83%) NetApp
9 49 (7.53%) Symantec
10 48 (7.37%) Dell
11 42 (6.45%) SAP
12 30 (4.61%) Apple
13 26 (3.99%) EMC
14 20 (3.07%) IBM
14 20 (3.07%) Wyse
15 18 (2.76%) Oracle
16 17 (2.61%) Sophos
17 15 (2.30%) SolarWinds
18 12 (1.84%) Canon
18 12 (1.84%) Veeam
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