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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 207 179 194
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing XenApp 236 305 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.96% 1.22% 1.03%
As % of the System Software category 10.79% 14.04% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 201 161
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£389 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.33% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £205 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £285 £326
% change year-on-year
+9.64% -12.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 15
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £15.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £21.40 £58.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £31.28 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-36.05% +56.38%
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
2188 2172 1913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.86% 8.71% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1412 1335 1137
Average daily rate £390 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 138 153
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £30.25 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.25% -3.12%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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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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 +18 76 £388 +12.72% 23
Docklands, London - 3 £500 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 420 (94.59%) Citrix
2 349 (78.60%) Windows
3 249 (56.08%) Active Directory
4 237 (53.38%) VMware
5 208 (46.85%) Microsoft
6 187 (42.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 141 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
8 136 (30.63%) SCCM
9 126 (28.38%) XenDesktop
10 120 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 118 (26.58%) Windows 7
12 104 (23.42%) Finance
13 101 (22.75%) Microsoft App-V
14 100 (22.52%) SAN
15 99 (22.30%) MS Exchange
16 86 (19.37%) NetScaler
17 77 (17.34%) HP
17 77 (17.34%) DNS
18 71 (15.99%) Banking
19 70 (15.77%) vSphere
20 67 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
21 64 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
21 64 (14.41%) Cisco
22 58 (13.06%) Citrix Certification
23 55 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
24 54 (12.16%) NetApp
24 54 (12.16%) PowerShell
25 53 (11.94%) DHCP
26 52 (11.71%) Hyper-V
27 50 (11.26%) VMware ESX

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (22.30%) MS Exchange
2 67 (15.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 34 (7.66%) SharePoint
5 27 (6.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 25 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
8 16 (3.60%) IIS
9 15 (3.38%) Lync
10 9 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
13 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.45%) Apache
15 2 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
16 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
16 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.23%) JBoss
16 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (9.68%) MS Office
2 35 (7.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.45%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.15%) Office 365
2 10 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.68%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (22.52%) SAN
2 86 (19.37%) NetScaler
3 77 (17.34%) DNS
4 53 (11.94%) DHCP
5 46 (10.36%) Firewall
6 33 (7.43%) WAN
6 33 (7.43%) TCP/IP
7 28 (6.31%) LAN
8 21 (4.73%) MPLS
9 17 (3.83%) iSCSI
9 17 (3.83%) Fibre Channel
10 14 (3.15%) Network Security
10 14 (3.15%) BIG-IP
10 14 (3.15%) DSL
11 13 (2.93%) VPN
12 11 (2.48%) Wireless
13 9 (2.03%) VLAN
14 8 (1.80%) NAS
15 7 (1.58%) Reverse Proxy
15 7 (1.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.90%) MySQL
4 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.45%) MS Access
5 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.23%) Big Data
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.23%) EDMS
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (6.98%) MSI
2 4 (0.90%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.23%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.23%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 104 (23.42%) Finance
2 71 (15.99%) Banking
3 9 (2.03%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.03%) Publishing
4 8 (1.80%) Law
4 8 (1.80%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.35%) Retail
5 6 (1.35%) Legal
6 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.45%) Front Office
7 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.23%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.23%) German Language
8 1 (0.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (15.32%) Analyst
2 56 (12.61%) Citrix Engineer
3 53 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 46 (10.36%) Architect
5 42 (9.46%) Consultant
6 34 (7.66%) Support Analyst
7 32 (7.21%) Administrator
8 28 (6.31%) Citrix Consultant
9 20 (4.50%) Desktop Engineer
9 20 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 18 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
11 17 (3.83%) Support Engineer
11 17 (3.83%) Wintel Engineer
12 15 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
12 15 (3.38%) Desktop Support
13 14 (3.15%) Applications Packager
13 14 (3.15%) Citrix Support
14 12 (2.70%) Server Support
14 12 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
15 11 (2.48%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (7.43%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.68%) LAMP
2 3 (0.68%) COM
3 2 (0.45%) Middleware
4 1 (0.23%) HTML
4 1 (0.23%) Web Services
4 1 (0.23%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 41 (9.23%) Thin Client
1 41 (9.23%) Fat Client
2 36 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 35 (7.88%) Clustering
4 21 (4.73%) Replication
5 17 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.80%) SecurID
7 6 (1.35%) PKI
8 5 (1.13%) EqualLogic
8 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.13%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.13%) Celerra
9 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.90%) FlexPod
10 3 (0.68%) Streaming Video
11 2 (0.45%) CESG
11 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.23%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 349 (78.60%) Windows
2 187 (42.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 120 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 118 (26.58%) Windows 7
5 64 (14.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (9.23%) Windows XP
7 32 (7.21%) Linux
8 22 (4.95%) UNIX
9 12 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.80%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.58%) Windows 2000
12 6 (1.35%) Mac OS X
13 5 (1.13%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.45%) AIX
15 2 (0.45%) Solaris
16 1 (0.23%) Debian
16 1 (0.23%) CentOS
16 1 (0.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (8.78%) ITIL
1 39 (8.78%) Migration
2 22 (4.95%) Service Management
3 19 (4.28%) Problem Management
4 18 (4.05%) Incident Management
5 15 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (3.38%) Performance Management
6 11 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (2.25%) TOGAF
7 10 (2.25%) Business Continuity
8 9 (2.03%) ITSM
8 9 (2.03%) Change Management
8 9 (2.03%) Load Balancing
9 8 (1.80%) Time Management
9 8 (1.80%) Software Deployment
9 8 (1.80%) BCP
9 8 (1.80%) Configuration Management
10 7 (1.58%) Project Management
10 7 (1.58%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.16%) PowerShell
2 46 (10.36%) SQL
3 19 (4.28%) VBScript
4 15 (3.38%) VB
5 5 (1.13%) C#
5 5 (1.13%) Perl
6 2 (0.45%) C
6 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 58 (13.06%) Citrix Certification
2 55 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (8.11%) MCSE
4 35 (7.88%) CCA
5 24 (5.41%) CCEA
6 23 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (4.95%) CCNA
7 22 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 22 (4.95%) CCEE
8 21 (4.73%) MCITP
9 11 (2.48%) MCTS
9 11 (2.48%) MCP
10 10 (2.25%) MCSA
11 7 (1.58%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.35%) Degree
12 6 (1.35%) VCP5
12 6 (1.35%) RHCE
13 5 (1.13%) RHCT
13 5 (1.13%) CCIA
13 5 (1.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.25%) SLA
2 5 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 249 (56.08%) Active Directory
2 141 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 126 (28.38%) XenDesktop
4 101 (22.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 70 (15.77%) vSphere
6 52 (11.71%) Hyper-V
7 50 (11.26%) VMware ESX
8 47 (10.59%) XenServer
9 36 (8.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 21 (4.73%) VMware ESXi
10 21 (4.73%) Xen
11 16 (3.60%) Terminal Services
12 13 (2.93%) NLBS
12 13 (2.93%) NFS
13 12 (2.70%) UAG
14 9 (2.03%) VMware Server
15 6 (1.35%) MetaFrame
16 5 (1.13%) Firmware
17 3 (0.68%) vCloud
18 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 136 (30.63%) SCCM
2 29 (6.53%) SCOM
3 27 (6.08%) Backup Exec
4 18 (4.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 16 (3.60%) WSUS
5 16 (3.60%) HP SIM
6 13 (2.93%) MAILsweeper
6 13 (2.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 12 (2.70%) MIMEsweeper
7 12 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (1.80%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.80%) XenMobile
9 7 (1.58%) Control-M
10 6 (1.35%) NetBackup
10 6 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.90%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.90%) WMI
12 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
12 3 (0.68%) CA SiteMinder
12 3 (0.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 420 (94.59%) Citrix
2 237 (53.38%) VMware
3 208 (46.85%) Microsoft
4 77 (17.34%) HP
5 64 (14.41%) Cisco
6 54 (12.16%) NetApp
7 43 (9.68%) AppSense
8 35 (7.88%) Wyse
9 28 (6.31%) IBM
9 28 (6.31%) EMC
10 26 (5.86%) CheckPoint
11 23 (5.18%) Symantec
12 18 (4.05%) Altiris
13 16 (3.60%) Veeam
14 15 (3.38%) 3PAR
14 15 (3.38%) F5
14 15 (3.38%) Juniper
15 12 (2.70%) BMC
15 12 (2.70%) Apple
16 10 (2.25%) Red Hat
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