The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 235 168 185
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +17
Contract jobs citing XenApp 170 307 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.74% 1.28% 1.12%
As % of the System Software category 8.68% 14.06% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 215 137
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£365 £375 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £251 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £299 £348
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -14.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 30
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -30.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.56 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.60% +57.77%
XenApp
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1958 2183 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.57% 9.09% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1279 1365 1004
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 122 211
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in London

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp across the London region.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in London

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in London

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp across the London region.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in London

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the London region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
City of London -27 52 £350 -6.80% 16
Uxbridge - 1 £375 -
Wembley - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Enfield - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - - 1
Ealing - - - - 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 392 (94.46%) Citrix
2 342 (82.41%) Windows
3 245 (59.04%) Active Directory
4 238 (57.35%) VMware
5 198 (47.71%) Microsoft
6 189 (45.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 151 (36.39%) XenDesktop
8 135 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 127 (30.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 124 (29.88%) SCCM
11 106 (25.54%) SAN
12 103 (24.82%) Windows 7
13 100 (24.10%) Finance
14 99 (23.86%) MS Exchange
15 89 (21.45%) NetScaler
16 82 (19.76%) Microsoft App-V
17 81 (19.52%) DNS
17 81 (19.52%) HP
18 77 (18.55%) vSphere
19 69 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
20 66 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
21 65 (15.66%) Hyper-V
22 61 (14.70%) PowerShell
23 59 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
24 56 (13.49%) Cisco
25 55 (13.25%) NetApp
25 55 (13.25%) AppSense
26 53 (12.77%) ITIL
26 53 (12.77%) DHCP
27 50 (12.05%) SQL Server

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 99 (23.86%) MS Exchange
2 66 (15.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 43 (10.36%) SharePoint
4 35 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 29 (6.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 27 (6.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 24 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 18 (4.34%) IIS
9 17 (4.10%) Lync
10 9 (2.17%) OpenStack
10 9 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.96%) WebSphere
12 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.48%) Apache
13 2 (0.48%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.24%) JBoss
14 1 (0.24%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 40 (9.64%) MS Office
2 35 (8.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.48%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.37%) Office 365
2 11 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.48%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (25.54%) SAN
2 89 (21.45%) NetScaler
3 81 (19.52%) DNS
4 53 (12.77%) DHCP
5 45 (10.84%) TCP/IP
6 43 (10.36%) Firewall
7 30 (7.23%) WAN
8 24 (5.78%) LAN
9 21 (5.06%) VPN
10 19 (4.58%) MPLS
11 17 (4.10%) NAS
12 14 (3.37%) Network Security
13 11 (2.65%) iSCSI
13 11 (2.65%) Fibre Channel
14 10 (2.41%) DSL
14 10 (2.41%) BIG-IP
15 8 (1.93%) Reverse Proxy
15 8 (1.93%) Wireless
15 8 (1.93%) VoIP
16 7 (1.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (12.05%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.45%) MySQL
4 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.96%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.48%) MS Access
7 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.24%) Big Data
8 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.24%) EDMS
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (7.23%) MSI
2 3 (0.72%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.24%) AdminStudio
General
1 100 (24.10%) Finance
2 43 (10.36%) Banking
3 9 (2.17%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.93%) Publishing
4 8 (1.93%) Investment Banking
5 7 (1.69%) Law
6 6 (1.45%) Retail
7 5 (1.20%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.96%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.48%) Front Office
10 2 (0.48%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Marketing
11 1 (0.24%) German Language
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (18.07%) Analyst
2 63 (15.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (10.12%) Citrix Engineer
4 41 (9.88%) Consultant
5 40 (9.64%) Support Analyst
6 26 (6.27%) Architect
7 25 (6.02%) Citrix Consultant
8 24 (5.78%) Administrator
9 20 (4.82%) Desktop Support
10 19 (4.58%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (4.10%) Support Engineer
11 17 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 17 (4.10%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (4.10%) Desktop Engineer
11 17 (4.10%) Wintel Engineer
12 15 (3.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 14 (3.37%) Citrix Analyst
14 12 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 12 (2.89%) Project Manager
15 11 (2.65%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.43%) Application Packaging
2 10 (2.41%) Middleware
3 3 (0.72%) LAMP
3 3 (0.72%) COM
4 2 (0.48%) HTML
4 2 (0.48%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.24%) Django
5 1 (0.24%) HTML5
5 1 (0.24%) REST
5 1 (0.24%) CSS3
5 1 (0.24%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.24%) .NET
5 1 (0.24%) CSS
5 1 (0.24%) Web Services
5 1 (0.24%) Ajax
5 1 (0.24%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.16%) Thin Client
1 38 (9.16%) Blackberry
1 38 (9.16%) Fat Client
2 36 (8.67%) Clustering
3 25 (6.02%) Replication
4 19 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.20%) SecurID
6 4 (0.96%) PKI
6 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.96%) iPad
7 3 (0.72%) Hedge funds
7 3 (0.72%) iPhone
7 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.48%) Statistics
8 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.48%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.48%) User Experience
9 1 (0.24%) NHS
9 1 (0.24%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 342 (82.41%) Windows
2 189 (45.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 127 (30.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 103 (24.82%) Windows 7
5 69 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (9.88%) Windows XP
7 32 (7.71%) Linux
8 22 (5.30%) UNIX
9 14 (3.37%) Windows 8
10 12 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.69%) Windows 2000
12 5 (1.20%) CentOS
13 4 (0.96%) Android
14 3 (0.72%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.48%) AIX
15 2 (0.48%) Solaris
16 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (12.77%) ITIL
2 44 (10.60%) Migration
3 21 (5.06%) Problem Management
4 20 (4.82%) Incident Management
5 16 (3.86%) Project Management
5 16 (3.86%) ITSM
6 15 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 13 (3.13%) Service Management
8 11 (2.65%) Performance Management
9 10 (2.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (2.41%) Business Continuity
9 10 (2.41%) Asset Management
9 10 (2.41%) TOGAF
10 9 (2.17%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.17%) Time Management
10 9 (2.17%) Change Management
11 8 (1.93%) Load Balancing
11 8 (1.93%) Low Latency
11 8 (1.93%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 61 (14.70%) PowerShell
2 46 (11.08%) SQL
3 30 (7.23%) VBScript
4 15 (3.61%) VB
5 12 (2.89%) C#
6 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.48%) C
7 1 (0.24%) Ruby
7 1 (0.24%) Java
7 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (14.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (10.84%) Citrix Certification
3 42 (10.12%) MCSE
4 29 (6.99%) CCA
5 21 (5.06%) MCITP
6 19 (4.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (4.10%) CCEA
7 17 (4.10%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (3.86%) CCNA
9 13 (3.13%) CCEE
10 12 (2.89%) MCTS
10 12 (2.89%) MCSA
11 8 (1.93%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.45%) MCP
12 6 (1.45%) Degree
12 6 (1.45%) RHCE
13 5 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.20%) RHCT
13 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.20%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.93%) SLA
2 5 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 245 (59.04%) Active Directory
2 151 (36.39%) XenDesktop
3 135 (32.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 82 (19.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 77 (18.55%) vSphere
6 65 (15.66%) Hyper-V
7 49 (11.81%) XenServer
8 46 (11.08%) VMware ESX
9 30 (7.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 24 (5.78%) Xen
11 20 (4.82%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (3.37%) Terminal Services
13 12 (2.89%) NFS
14 11 (2.65%) UAG
15 9 (2.17%) NLBS
15 9 (2.17%) VMware Server
16 8 (1.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 5 (1.20%) MetaFrame
17 5 (1.20%) Firmware
18 4 (0.96%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 124 (29.88%) SCCM
2 47 (11.33%) SCOM
3 27 (6.51%) HP SIM
3 27 (6.51%) EdgeSight
4 21 (5.06%) Backup Exec
5 16 (3.86%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 15 (3.61%) WSUS
7 12 (2.89%) BMC PATROL
8 11 (2.65%) MAILsweeper
8 11 (2.65%) SCVMM
9 10 (2.41%) MIMEsweeper
9 10 (2.41%) XenMobile
10 9 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (1.93%) Tivoli
12 7 (1.69%) Control-M
13 6 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
13 6 (1.45%) SCOrch
14 4 (0.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 4 (0.96%) WMI
14 4 (0.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 392 (94.46%) Citrix
2 238 (57.35%) VMware
3 198 (47.71%) Microsoft
4 81 (19.52%) HP
5 56 (13.49%) Cisco
6 55 (13.25%) NetApp
6 55 (13.25%) AppSense
7 33 (7.95%) IBM
8 25 (6.02%) EMC
8 25 (6.02%) Wyse
8 25 (6.02%) Veeam
9 23 (5.54%) Altiris
10 21 (5.06%) CheckPoint
11 17 (4.10%) Symantec
12 15 (3.61%) Dell
12 15 (3.61%) Juniper
13 13 (3.13%) BMC
13 13 (3.13%) F5
14 12 (2.89%) Veritas
15 11 (2.65%) ServiceNow
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