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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 206 217 207
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 228 209 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.89% 0.98%
As % of the System Software category 10.44% 10.02% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 136 177
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£375 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £219 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 10
Average hourly rate £23.75 £19.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £15.50 £17.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.00 £28.50 £27.63
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £20.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -31.03%
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
2183 2085 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.26% 8.84% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1304 1155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 143 160
Average hourly rate £17.99 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 27 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp across the London region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 July 2015. 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 -8 78 £363 +20.83% 12
Chessington -1 5 - -
Croydon - 4 £463 -
Docklands, London -4 3 £450 -10.00%
Mayfair - 2 £329 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £336 -
Twickenham -2 1 £300 +87.50%
Bromley - 1 - - 1
Wembley - 1 - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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.

1 380 (96.45%) Citrix
2 322 (81.73%) Windows
3 251 (63.71%) VMware
4 203 (51.52%) Active Directory
5 161 (40.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 160 (40.61%) Microsoft
7 134 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
8 132 (33.50%) Finance
9 126 (31.98%) Windows Server 2012
10 117 (29.70%) XenDesktop
11 114 (28.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 98 (24.87%) vSphere
13 86 (21.83%) SCCM
14 81 (20.56%) PowerShell
15 79 (20.05%) ITIL
16 77 (19.54%) MS Exchange
17 76 (19.29%) Cisco
18 75 (19.04%) Windows 7
19 72 (18.27%) NetScaler
19 72 (18.27%) SAN
20 71 (18.02%) Microsoft App-V
21 62 (15.74%) MS Excel
22 59 (14.97%) DNS
22 59 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
23 53 (13.45%) HP
23 53 (13.45%) Citrix Certification
24 51 (12.94%) SQL Server
25 46 (11.68%) WAN
25 46 (11.68%) DHCP
26 44 (11.17%) NetApp

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 77 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 59 (14.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (8.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 26 (6.60%) SharePoint
5 23 (5.84%) Lync
6 21 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (4.06%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (2.54%) IIS
10 8 (2.03%) OpenStack
11 6 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
13 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.76%) OpenEdge
14 1 (0.25%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.25%) JBoss
14 1 (0.25%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.25%) WorkSite
14 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 62 (15.74%) MS Excel
2 39 (9.90%) MS Office
3 3 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (0.76%) JDE OneWorld
1 3 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.51%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.09%) Office 365
2 16 (4.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.51%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
5 1 (0.25%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 72 (18.27%) SAN
1 72 (18.27%) NetScaler
2 59 (14.97%) DNS
3 46 (11.68%) WAN
3 46 (11.68%) DHCP
4 40 (10.15%) LAN
4 40 (10.15%) Firewall
5 36 (9.14%) TCP/IP
6 23 (5.84%) VPN
7 20 (5.08%) VLAN
7 20 (5.08%) NAS
8 17 (4.31%) MPLS
9 11 (2.79%) Network Security
10 9 (2.28%) SSL
11 8 (2.03%) VoIP
11 8 (2.03%) Ethernet
11 8 (2.03%) SNMP
11 8 (2.03%) Unified Communications
12 7 (1.78%) Internet
13 6 (1.52%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (12.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.25%) EDMS
6 1 (0.25%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 14 (3.55%) MSI
2 6 (1.52%) TeamCity
3 5 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.27%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.25%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.25%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 132 (33.50%) Finance
2 42 (10.66%) Banking
3 18 (4.57%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.79%) Publishing
5 5 (1.27%) Law
6 4 (1.02%) Advertising
7 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Back Office
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (15.99%) Citrix Engineer
2 42 (10.66%) Architect
3 38 (9.64%) Consultant
4 35 (8.88%) Analyst
5 33 (8.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (7.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (6.35%) Administrator
7 25 (6.35%) Infrastructure Architect
7 25 (6.35%) Citrix Consultant
8 24 (6.09%) Wintel Engineer
9 17 (4.31%) Support Engineer
10 16 (4.06%) Systems Administrator
10 16 (4.06%) Systems Engineer
11 15 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 13 (3.30%) Support Analyst
12 13 (3.30%) Desktop Support
13 12 (3.05%) Citrix Architect
14 11 (2.79%) Applications Packager
14 11 (2.79%) Server Engineer
15 10 (2.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.57%) Application Packaging
2 11 (2.79%) Middleware
3 5 (1.27%) X-Windows
4 4 (1.02%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.51%) .NET
5 2 (0.51%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.25%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.25%) Web Services
6 1 (0.25%) EDI
6 1 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.66%) Clustering
2 31 (7.87%) Blackberry
3 26 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.60%) Data Centre
4 20 (5.08%) Thin Client
4 20 (5.08%) Fat Client
5 14 (3.55%) PKI
5 14 (3.55%) FlexPod
6 12 (3.05%) Performance Metrics
6 12 (3.05%) Replication
7 7 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.27%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.02%) User Experience
9 4 (1.02%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.02%) BYOD
10 3 (0.76%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.51%) CMDB
11 2 (0.51%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.51%) SecurID
11 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 322 (81.73%) Windows
2 161 (40.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 126 (31.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 114 (28.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 75 (19.04%) Windows 7
6 30 (7.61%) Linux
7 17 (4.31%) Android
8 16 (4.06%) Windows 8
9 11 (2.79%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (2.79%) Windows XP
10 8 (2.03%) UNIX
10 8 (2.03%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.78%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.27%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000
13 3 (0.76%) AIX
14 1 (0.25%) Solaris
14 1 (0.25%) VMS
14 1 (0.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.05%) ITIL
2 39 (9.90%) Migration
3 23 (5.84%) Project Management
4 15 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (3.55%) ITSM
6 10 (2.54%) Service Delivery
6 10 (2.54%) Problem Management
7 9 (2.28%) BCP
7 9 (2.28%) Server Building
8 8 (2.03%) Change Management
8 8 (2.03%) Business Continuity
8 8 (2.03%) Performance Management
8 8 (2.03%) Software Distribution
8 8 (2.03%) Analytics
9 7 (1.78%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (1.78%) ITIL V3
9 7 (1.78%) Incident Management
9 7 (1.78%) Service Management
9 7 (1.78%) Server Hardening
10 6 (1.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (20.56%) PowerShell
2 31 (7.87%) SQL
3 19 (4.82%) VBScript
4 7 (1.78%) VB
4 7 (1.78%) C#
5 6 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (0.25%) Python
6 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (13.45%) Citrix Certification
2 42 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 35 (8.88%) MCSE
4 34 (8.63%) CCA
5 16 (4.06%) Security Cleared
6 15 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 14 (3.55%) MCITP
7 14 (3.55%) CCEE
7 14 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (3.55%) MCP
8 13 (3.30%) CCEA
9 12 (3.05%) CCNA
10 11 (2.79%) SC Cleared
11 8 (2.03%) CCIA
12 7 (1.78%) MCSA
13 5 (1.27%) MCTS
14 4 (1.02%) CCNP
14 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.76%) PMP
15 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.03%) SLA
2 6 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.27%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 203 (51.52%) Active Directory
2 134 (34.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (29.70%) XenDesktop
4 98 (24.87%) vSphere
5 71 (18.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 29 (7.36%) VMware ESX
7 26 (6.60%) Hyper-V
8 22 (5.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 21 (5.33%) XenServer
10 20 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (2.28%) Xen
12 7 (1.78%) VMware Server
12 7 (1.78%) DFS Replication
13 6 (1.52%) vCloud
13 6 (1.52%) UAG
13 6 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 5 (1.27%) NLBS
15 4 (1.02%) MetaFrame
15 4 (1.02%) Terminal Server
15 4 (1.02%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 86 (21.83%) SCCM
2 25 (6.35%) SCOM
3 22 (5.58%) EdgeSight
4 16 (4.06%) HP SIM
5 14 (3.55%) XenMobile
6 9 (2.28%) Tivoli
7 7 (1.78%) BMC PATROL
7 7 (1.78%) Backup Exec
7 7 (1.78%) WSUS
8 6 (1.52%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.76%) SCDPM
10 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.51%) Puppet
11 2 (0.51%) vMotion
11 2 (0.51%) MIMEsweeper
11 2 (0.51%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 380 (96.45%) Citrix
2 251 (63.71%) VMware
3 160 (40.61%) Microsoft
4 76 (19.29%) Cisco
5 53 (13.45%) HP
6 44 (11.17%) NetApp
7 36 (9.14%) AppSense
8 24 (6.09%) IBM
9 22 (5.58%) Oracle
10 19 (4.82%) Dell
10 19 (4.82%) Juniper
11 17 (4.31%) EMC
12 16 (4.06%) Apple
12 16 (4.06%) CheckPoint
13 11 (2.79%) Wyse
14 10 (2.54%) BMC
15 9 (2.28%) Remedy
16 8 (2.03%) Reuters
16 8 (2.03%) Veeam
16 8 (2.03%) ServiceNow
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