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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Citrix XenApp
Rank 222 223 213
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 194 209 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.86% 0.89% 0.93%
As % of the System Software category 9.45% 10.64% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 148 140
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £303 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.47% -12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 6 9
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £17.60 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £28.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.82 £19.38 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -48.33%
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
2053 1965 1676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.08% 8.41% 7.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1392 1244 994
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 152 148
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -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 28 May 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 28 May 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 28 May 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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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 +4 61 £368 +13.07% 16
Docklands, London -5 2 £450 -28.00% 1
Hounslow - 2 £313 -
Chessington +1 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £450 -
Twickenham - 1 - - 1
Wembley - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £363 -
Bromley - 1 - - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 324 (95.86%) Citrix
2 278 (82.25%) Windows
3 226 (66.86%) VMware
4 163 (48.22%) Active Directory
5 155 (45.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 154 (45.56%) Microsoft
7 137 (40.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 120 (35.50%) XenDesktop
9 104 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 101 (29.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 100 (29.59%) Finance
12 94 (27.81%) vSphere
13 81 (23.96%) SAN
14 77 (22.78%) SCCM
15 76 (22.49%) PowerShell
16 75 (22.19%) NetScaler
17 73 (21.60%) Windows 7
17 73 (21.60%) ITIL
18 68 (20.12%) MS Exchange
19 66 (19.53%) Cisco
20 62 (18.34%) DNS
21 57 (16.86%) Microsoft App-V
22 54 (15.98%) HP
23 46 (13.61%) MS Excel
23 46 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
24 45 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
25 43 (12.72%) Migration
25 43 (12.72%) NetApp
26 42 (12.43%) DHCP
27 41 (12.13%) TCP/IP

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 68 (20.12%) MS Exchange
2 46 (13.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.99%) SharePoint
4 19 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2003
5 18 (5.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (5.03%) IIS
7 16 (4.73%) OpenStack
7 16 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 12 (3.55%) Lync
10 4 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.89%) OpenEdge
12 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
13 1 (0.30%) WorkSite
13 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.30%) JBoss
13 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 46 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.99%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.89%) JDE OneWorld
3 2 (0.59%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 22 (6.51%) Office 365
2 14 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (23.96%) SAN
2 75 (22.19%) NetScaler
3 62 (18.34%) DNS
4 42 (12.43%) DHCP
5 41 (12.13%) TCP/IP
6 38 (11.24%) WAN
7 35 (10.36%) LAN
7 35 (10.36%) Firewall
8 25 (7.40%) NAS
9 22 (6.51%) VPN
10 15 (4.44%) MPLS
11 10 (2.96%) VoIP
11 10 (2.96%) Network Security
12 9 (2.66%) SSL
13 8 (2.37%) Internet
13 8 (2.37%) VLAN
14 7 (2.07%) Unified Communications
14 7 (2.07%) Ethernet
15 6 (1.78%) FTP
15 6 (1.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.18%) MySQL
4 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.30%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.30%) EDMS
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (3.85%) MSI
2 3 (0.89%) TeamCity
3 2 (0.59%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.30%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.30%) Fiddler
4 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.30%) AdminStudio
General
1 100 (29.59%) Finance
2 26 (7.69%) Banking
3 13 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 12 (3.55%) Publishing
5 5 (1.48%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.18%) Legal
6 4 (1.18%) Back Office
7 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.59%) Law
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
8 1 (0.30%) Advertising
8 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (13.31%) Citrix Engineer
2 44 (13.02%) Analyst
3 39 (11.54%) Architect
4 35 (10.36%) Consultant
5 31 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 26 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
7 24 (7.10%) Infrastructure Architect
8 20 (5.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (5.92%) Citrix Consultant
9 19 (5.62%) Administrator
9 19 (5.62%) Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.73%) Wintel Analyst
11 14 (4.14%) Support Analyst
12 12 (3.55%) Systems Administrator
12 12 (3.55%) Citrix Analyst
13 11 (3.25%) Citrix Architect
13 11 (3.25%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (3.25%) Citrix Specialist
13 11 (3.25%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.21%) Middleware
2 20 (5.92%) Application Packaging
3 4 (1.18%) .NET
4 2 (0.59%) Web Services
4 2 (0.59%) HTML
4 2 (0.59%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.59%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.30%) REST
5 1 (0.30%) CSS3
5 1 (0.30%) Play Framework
5 1 (0.30%) JSON
5 1 (0.30%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.30%) Django
5 1 (0.30%) HTML5
5 1 (0.30%) Ajax
5 1 (0.30%) XMPP
5 1 (0.30%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.54%) Clustering
2 24 (7.10%) Blackberry
2 24 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.51%) Replication
4 16 (4.73%) Thin Client
4 16 (4.73%) Fat Client
5 15 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.14%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.07%) Performance Metrics
8 5 (1.48%) BYOD
8 5 (1.48%) PKI
8 5 (1.48%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.18%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.59%) CMDB
10 2 (0.59%) User Experience
10 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 278 (82.25%) Windows
2 155 (45.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 104 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 101 (29.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 73 (21.60%) Windows 7
6 25 (7.40%) Linux
7 17 (5.03%) Windows 8
8 13 (3.85%) Windows XP
9 10 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (2.66%) Android
10 9 (2.66%) UNIX
11 5 (1.48%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (1.18%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.89%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.59%) AIX
14 2 (0.59%) CentOS
14 2 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.60%) ITIL
2 43 (12.72%) Migration
3 26 (7.69%) Project Management
4 21 (6.21%) ITSM
5 17 (5.03%) Incident Management
6 15 (4.44%) Low Latency
7 14 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (2.96%) Change Management
9 10 (2.96%) Server Building
10 9 (2.66%) Problem Management
11 8 (2.37%) Configuration Management
12 7 (2.07%) Infrastructure Management
12 7 (2.07%) Service Delivery
13 6 (1.78%) BCP
13 6 (1.78%) Performance Management
13 6 (1.78%) Server Hardening
13 6 (1.78%) WAN Optimisation
13 6 (1.78%) ITIL V3
14 5 (1.48%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 76 (22.49%) PowerShell
2 31 (9.17%) SQL
3 28 (8.28%) VBScript
4 17 (5.03%) C#
5 4 (1.18%) VB
6 1 (0.30%) Ruby
6 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 45 (13.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (11.83%) Citrix Certification
3 36 (10.65%) MCSE
4 26 (7.69%) CCA
5 18 (5.33%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.33%) MCITP
6 14 (4.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 13 (3.85%) SC Cleared
8 12 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (2.96%) CCNA
9 10 (2.96%) MCSA
10 9 (2.66%) CCEE
10 9 (2.66%) CCEA
11 7 (2.07%) CCIA
12 6 (1.78%) CCNP
12 6 (1.78%) MCP
12 6 (1.78%) MCTS
13 5 (1.48%) CISSP
14 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.18%) CCAA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (1.18%) SLA
2 4 (1.18%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 163 (48.22%) Active Directory
2 137 (40.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 120 (35.50%) XenDesktop
4 94 (27.81%) vSphere
5 57 (16.86%) Microsoft App-V
6 35 (10.36%) Hyper-V
7 22 (6.51%) VMware ESXi
8 21 (6.21%) VMware ESX
9 19 (5.62%) XenServer
10 18 (5.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 15 (4.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 9 (2.66%) Xen
12 9 (2.66%) Terminal Services
13 8 (2.37%) UAG
14 7 (2.07%) vCloud
14 7 (2.07%) VMware Server
15 5 (1.48%) DFS Replication
15 5 (1.48%) NFS
16 4 (1.18%) NLBS
17 2 (0.59%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 77 (22.78%) SCCM
2 36 (10.65%) SCOM
3 29 (8.58%) EdgeSight
4 19 (5.62%) HP SIM
5 16 (4.73%) SCVMM
6 13 (3.85%) XenMobile
7 9 (2.66%) WSUS
8 6 (1.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 6 (1.78%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.48%) AppDNA
9 5 (1.48%) Tivoli
10 4 (1.18%) Puppet
11 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.89%) vMotion
11 3 (0.89%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.89%) Nessus
11 3 (0.89%) MIMEsweeper
11 3 (0.89%) MAILsweeper
12 2 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 324 (95.86%) Citrix
2 226 (66.86%) VMware
3 154 (45.56%) Microsoft
4 66 (19.53%) Cisco
5 54 (15.98%) HP
6 43 (12.72%) NetApp
7 34 (10.06%) AppSense
8 30 (8.88%) IBM
9 27 (7.99%) Dell
10 20 (5.92%) Juniper
11 18 (5.33%) EMC
12 17 (5.03%) ServiceNow
13 16 (4.73%) CheckPoint
14 15 (4.44%) Veritas
15 13 (3.85%) Veeam
16 12 (3.55%) Oracle
16 12 (3.55%) CA
16 12 (3.55%) Nimsoft
17 8 (2.37%) Altiris
18 7 (2.07%) Remedy
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