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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 289 263 195
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -68
Contract jobs citing XenApp 123 145 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.58% 0.70% 1.07%
As % of the System Software category 6.08% 7.60% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 109 158
Average daily rate £377 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £186 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £500 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.38% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £25.38 £18.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +37.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £28.25 £24.05
% change year-on-year
-13.27% +17.46%
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
2023 1907 1862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.57% 9.15% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1375 1250 1135
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £195 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 113 111
Average hourly rate £15.75 £17.37 £17.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £28.75 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +38 32 £400 +24.03% 13
Westminster - 4 £413 -
Wembley - 2 £300 -
Hammersmith +1 1 £150 -60.52%
Ealing - 1 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 271 (94.76%) Citrix
2 224 (78.32%) Windows
3 180 (62.94%) VMware
4 177 (61.89%) Active Directory
5 144 (50.35%) XenDesktop
5 144 (50.35%) Windows Server
6 142 (49.65%) Microsoft
7 117 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 105 (36.71%) SCCM
9 88 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 87 (30.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 87 (30.42%) Microsoft App-V
11 85 (29.72%) NetScaler
12 75 (26.22%) Windows 7
13 73 (25.52%) PowerShell
14 72 (25.17%) ITIL
15 71 (24.83%) Finance
16 65 (22.73%) DNS
17 64 (22.38%) MS Exchange
18 51 (17.83%) SAN
19 50 (17.48%) DHCP
20 47 (16.43%) Windows Server 2003
21 45 (15.73%) HP
22 44 (15.38%) Cisco
23 42 (14.69%) Microsoft Certification
24 41 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
25 39 (13.64%) Hyper-V
25 39 (13.64%) SQL Server
26 38 (13.29%) AppSense
26 38 (13.29%) Linux

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 64 (22.38%) MS Exchange
2 41 (14.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (5.59%) IIS
6 14 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.85%) SharePoint
8 6 (2.10%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.75%) Lync
10 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (12.59%) MS Excel
1 36 (12.59%) MS Office
2 1 (0.35%) Revit
Business Applications
1 7 (2.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (2.10%) Faxination
3 2 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.70%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.39%) Office 365
2 12 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.85%) SaaS
4 10 (3.50%) IaaS
5 9 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (3.15%) PaaS
6 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 85 (29.72%) NetScaler
2 65 (22.73%) DNS
3 51 (17.83%) SAN
4 50 (17.48%) DHCP
5 35 (12.24%) Firewall
6 26 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 20 (6.99%) LAN
8 17 (5.94%) WAN
9 16 (5.59%) VPN
10 11 (3.85%) Internet
10 11 (3.85%) VLAN
11 10 (3.50%) SSL
12 8 (2.80%) Ethernet
12 8 (2.80%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (2.45%) VoIP
14 6 (2.10%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (2.10%) Network Security
14 6 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (1.75%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.05%) GIS
6 2 (0.70%) MySQL
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.40%) MSI
2 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
General
1 71 (24.83%) Finance
2 14 (4.90%) Financial Institution
3 12 (4.20%) Legal
4 10 (3.50%) Banking
5 9 (3.15%) Law
6 7 (2.45%) Back Office
7 6 (2.10%) Advertising
8 5 (1.75%) Automotive
9 3 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.05%) Publishing
10 2 (0.70%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.35%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Local Government
11 1 (0.35%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.35%) Retail
11 1 (0.35%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 54 (18.88%) Citrix Engineer
2 50 (17.48%) Analyst
3 39 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (11.89%) Support Analyst
5 23 (8.04%) Architect
5 23 (8.04%) Consultant
6 22 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 22 (7.69%) Citrix Support
7 21 (7.34%) Desktop Support
8 20 (6.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 19 (6.64%) Administrator
10 18 (6.29%) Citrix Consultant
10 18 (6.29%) VMware Engineer
11 17 (5.94%) Support Engineer
12 15 (5.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
12 15 (5.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 15 (5.24%) Systems Administrator
13 14 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
14 13 (4.55%) Citrix Specialist
14 13 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.40%) Flash
1 4 (1.40%) X-Windows
2 2 (0.70%) .NET
2 2 (0.70%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.35%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.35%) PKINIT
3 1 (0.35%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.35%) Web Services
3 1 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 35 (12.24%) Blackberry
2 25 (8.74%) Data Centre
3 20 (6.99%) PKI
4 18 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (5.24%) Hedge funds
6 12 (4.20%) Clustering
7 10 (3.50%) Management Information System
8 9 (3.15%) User Experience
9 8 (2.80%) Fat Client
9 8 (2.80%) Thin Client
10 6 (2.10%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.75%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (1.40%) iPhone
12 4 (1.40%) Social Media
13 3 (1.05%) Life Science
13 3 (1.05%) Replication
13 3 (1.05%) Smartphone
14 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
14 2 (0.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 224 (78.32%) Windows
2 144 (50.35%) Windows Server
3 117 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 75 (26.22%) Windows 7
6 47 (16.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 38 (13.29%) Linux
8 23 (8.04%) Windows 8
9 21 (7.34%) Windows XP
10 17 (5.94%) Android
11 16 (5.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 13 (4.55%) Apple iOS
13 10 (3.50%) Mac OS X
14 7 (2.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (1.05%) Mac OS
15 3 (1.05%) Windows 10
16 2 (0.70%) Windows Phone
17 1 (0.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (25.17%) ITIL
2 23 (8.04%) Service Delivery
3 21 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (6.64%) Service Management
5 17 (5.94%) Project Management
6 16 (5.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (5.24%) Performance Management
8 14 (4.90%) ITSM
8 14 (4.90%) Migration
8 14 (4.90%) PRINCE
9 12 (4.20%) Configuration Management
10 11 (3.85%) Patch Management
11 9 (3.15%) Asset Management
11 9 (3.15%) High Availability
11 9 (3.15%) Investment Management
11 9 (3.15%) ITIL V3
11 9 (3.15%) Open Source
11 9 (3.15%) Security Management
12 6 (2.10%) Problem Management
12 6 (2.10%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (25.52%) PowerShell
2 21 (7.34%) SQL
3 18 (6.29%) VBScript
4 13 (4.55%) VB
5 2 (0.70%) Java
5 2 (0.70%) Python
6 1 (0.35%) C#
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (14.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (11.19%) MCSE
3 30 (10.49%) Citrix Certification
4 21 (7.34%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (6.99%) CCA
6 18 (6.29%) Security Cleared
7 16 (5.59%) CCEE
7 16 (5.59%) MCP
8 13 (4.55%) SC Cleared
9 11 (3.85%) CCNA
9 11 (3.85%) MCDST
9 11 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (3.50%) CCNP
10 10 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 9 (3.15%) CCEA
11 9 (3.15%) MCSA
12 7 (2.45%) Degree
13 6 (2.10%) CCAA
14 5 (1.75%) MCITP
15 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 177 (61.89%) Active Directory
2 144 (50.35%) XenDesktop
3 87 (30.42%) Microsoft App-V
3 87 (30.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (13.64%) Hyper-V
5 36 (12.59%) vSphere
6 30 (10.49%) XenServer
7 20 (6.99%) VMware ESX
8 14 (4.90%) VMware ESXi
9 13 (4.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 10 (3.50%) BitLocker
11 7 (2.45%) Terminal Server
12 6 (2.10%) ISA Server
12 6 (2.10%) MetaFrame
13 4 (1.40%) vCloud
14 3 (1.05%) DFS Replication
14 3 (1.05%) NFS
15 2 (0.70%) NLBS
15 2 (0.70%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (36.71%) SCCM
2 30 (10.49%) SCOM
3 19 (6.64%) XenMobile
4 10 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (3.15%) CFEngine
5 9 (3.15%) vMotion
6 7 (2.45%) Backup Exec
7 6 (2.10%) EdgeSight
8 5 (1.75%) WSUS
9 4 (1.40%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.05%) HP SIM
10 3 (1.05%) MAILsweeper
10 3 (1.05%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
11 2 (0.70%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.70%) Ionix
11 2 (0.70%) Opsview
11 2 (0.70%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
11 2 (0.70%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.70%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 271 (94.76%) Citrix
2 180 (62.94%) VMware
3 142 (49.65%) Microsoft
4 45 (15.73%) HP
5 44 (15.38%) Cisco
6 38 (13.29%) AppSense
7 17 (5.94%) NetApp
8 13 (4.55%) Altiris
8 13 (4.55%) Remedy
9 11 (3.85%) Dell
9 11 (3.85%) EMC
10 9 (3.15%) BMC
10 9 (3.15%) IBM
10 9 (3.15%) Juniper
10 9 (3.15%) Oracle
11 7 (2.45%) Apple
12 6 (2.10%) CheckPoint
12 6 (2.10%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.10%) Sophos
13 5 (1.75%) Red Hat
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