The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 213 187 235
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +48
Contract jobs citing XenApp 221 234 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.08% 0.72%
As % of the System Software category 11.50% 13.80% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 165 141
Average daily rate £394 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.62% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Average hourly rate £17.32 £21.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.52% +31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £18.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £36.00 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1922 1696 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.94% 7.85% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1040 1212
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 151 166
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.95 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
XenApp
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 76 £390 -2.50% 12
Croydon -7 6 £475 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £365 -
Bromley - 1 £350 -
Hammersmith - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Twickenham - - - - 2
Uxbridge - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Ilford - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 452 (93.39%) Citrix
2 341 (70.45%) Windows
3 235 (48.55%) Active Directory
4 226 (46.69%) VMware
5 208 (42.98%) XenDesktop
6 206 (42.56%) Microsoft
7 152 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 140 (28.93%) Windows 7
9 130 (26.86%) VMware Infrastructure
10 119 (24.59%) MS Exchange
11 117 (24.17%) SCCM
12 114 (23.55%) Microsoft App-V
13 109 (22.52%) Finance
14 95 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
15 89 (18.39%) Migration
16 86 (17.77%) AppSense
17 80 (16.53%) SAN
18 78 (16.12%) Cisco
19 75 (15.50%) SQL Server
20 74 (15.29%) HP
21 71 (14.67%) NetScaler
22 69 (14.26%) ITIL
23 68 (14.05%) SQL
23 68 (14.05%) Windows XP
23 68 (14.05%) vSphere
24 66 (13.64%) TCP/IP
25 64 (13.22%) Firewall
25 64 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2010
26 60 (12.40%) Blackberry
27 55 (11.36%) Linux

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 119 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 64 (13.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (10.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 39 (8.06%) SharePoint
5 35 (7.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 30 (6.20%) IIS
7 29 (5.99%) Lync
8 12 (2.48%) IBM Notes
9 10 (2.07%) WebSphere
10 8 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 8 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2000
14 2 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 2 (0.41%) CloudStack
14 2 (0.41%) WorkSite
15 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.21%) OpenStack
Applications
1 49 (10.12%) MS Office
2 41 (8.47%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.03%) Agresso
2 5 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.41%) Khalix
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.41%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.21%) PaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.21%) IaaS
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 80 (16.53%) SAN
2 71 (14.67%) NetScaler
3 66 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 64 (13.22%) Firewall
5 52 (10.74%) DNS
6 44 (9.09%) DHCP
7 22 (4.55%) LAN
7 22 (4.55%) VPN
8 21 (4.34%) WAN
9 18 (3.72%) NAS
10 14 (2.89%) iSCSI
11 12 (2.48%) Internet
12 11 (2.27%) VLAN
13 6 (1.24%) LDAP
13 6 (1.24%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.03%) Unified Communications
14 5 (1.03%) DMZ
14 5 (1.03%) VoIP
15 3 (0.62%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (15.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (3.10%) Oracle Exadata
5 6 (1.24%) MySQL
5 6 (1.24%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.41%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 27 (5.58%) MSI
2 8 (1.65%) InstallShield
3 6 (1.24%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.41%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 109 (22.52%) Finance
2 50 (10.33%) Banking
3 24 (4.96%) Law
4 18 (3.72%) Legal
5 10 (2.07%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.86%) Publishing
7 7 (1.45%) Retail
7 7 (1.45%) Investment Banking
8 6 (1.24%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.03%) Back Office
10 3 (0.62%) Advertising
11 2 (0.41%) Front Office
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
12 1 (0.21%) French Language
Job Titles
1 71 (14.67%) Architect
2 67 (13.84%) Analyst
3 58 (11.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 58 (11.98%) Citrix Engineer
4 40 (8.26%) Applications Packager
5 34 (7.02%) Consultant
5 34 (7.02%) Infrastructure Architect
6 30 (6.20%) Support Analyst
7 29 (5.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 23 (4.75%) Solutions Architect
9 22 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
10 21 (4.34%) Citrix Consultant
11 20 (4.13%) Desktop Support
11 20 (4.13%) Citrix Specialist
12 18 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (3.31%) Support Engineer
14 15 (3.10%) Administrator
15 12 (2.48%) Senior Citrix Engineer
15 12 (2.48%) Citrix Support
16 10 (2.07%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.33%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.24%) .NET
3 5 (1.03%) Middleware
4 4 (0.83%) Web Services
4 4 (0.83%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (0.62%) Software Packaging
5 3 (0.62%) OAuth
5 3 (0.62%) OAuth2
5 3 (0.62%) SAML
5 3 (0.62%) WSH
6 2 (0.41%) LAMP
6 2 (0.41%) ODBC
7 1 (0.21%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.40%) Blackberry
2 53 (10.95%) Fat Client
2 53 (10.95%) Thin Client
3 44 (9.09%) Clustering
4 12 (2.48%) iPhone
5 10 (2.07%) Replication
5 10 (2.07%) Client/Server
5 10 (2.07%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.45%) PKI
6 7 (1.45%) iPad
7 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.24%) CMDB
8 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.03%) Smartcard
9 2 (0.41%) Handset
9 2 (0.41%) NHS
9 2 (0.41%) FlexPod
9 2 (0.41%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.21%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 341 (70.45%) Windows
2 152 (31.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 140 (28.93%) Windows 7
4 95 (19.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 68 (14.05%) Windows XP
6 55 (11.36%) Linux
7 50 (10.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (4.34%) Windows 8
9 19 (3.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.27%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (1.45%) UNIX
13 6 (1.24%) Apple iOS
14 5 (1.03%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.03%) SUSE
15 4 (0.83%) Solaris
16 3 (0.62%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.41%) AIX
17 2 (0.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (18.39%) Migration
2 69 (14.26%) ITIL
3 34 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
3 34 (7.02%) Change Management
4 28 (5.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 27 (5.58%) Load Balancing
6 22 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
7 21 (4.34%) Project Management
8 20 (4.13%) Problem Management
9 17 (3.51%) Service Management
10 14 (2.89%) Business Continuity
10 14 (2.89%) Service Delivery
11 11 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (2.27%) Risk Management
12 10 (2.07%) Requirements Management
12 10 (2.07%) Data Management
13 9 (1.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (1.86%) Workflow
14 8 (1.65%) CRM
14 8 (1.65%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 68 (14.05%) SQL
2 55 (11.36%) PowerShell
3 24 (4.96%) VBScript
4 12 (2.48%) C
5 11 (2.27%) VB
6 6 (1.24%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.83%) Java
8 3 (0.62%) Python
8 3 (0.62%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.41%) C#
10 1 (0.21%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (10.12%) Citrix Certification
2 47 (9.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 44 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 42 (8.68%) SC Cleared
5 35 (7.23%) MCSE
6 32 (6.61%) CCA
7 21 (4.34%) MCP
8 20 (4.13%) CCEA
9 18 (3.72%) MCITP
9 18 (3.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (3.51%) MCSA
11 16 (3.31%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (3.31%) CCEE
12 13 (2.69%) CCNA
13 8 (1.65%) CCAA
14 6 (1.24%) Degree
15 5 (1.03%) BC Cleared
15 5 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
16 3 (0.62%) RHCE
16 3 (0.62%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.10%) SLA
2 6 (1.24%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.24%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 235 (48.55%) Active Directory
2 208 (42.98%) XenDesktop
3 130 (26.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 114 (23.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 68 (14.05%) vSphere
6 46 (9.50%) XenServer
7 42 (8.68%) Hyper-V
8 30 (6.20%) VMware ESX
9 24 (4.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 17 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
11 13 (2.69%) UAG
12 12 (2.48%) IAG
13 11 (2.27%) Oracle RAC
13 11 (2.27%) Xen
14 7 (1.45%) MetaFrame
15 5 (1.03%) NFS
16 4 (0.83%) VMware Server
17 3 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 3 (0.62%) Terminal Services
18 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 117 (24.17%) SCCM
2 55 (11.36%) SCOM
3 26 (5.37%) AppDNA
4 15 (3.10%) Backup Exec
5 12 (2.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 11 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
7 10 (2.07%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 10 (2.07%) SCOrch
8 9 (1.86%) SCVMM
9 8 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
10 6 (1.24%) WSUS
11 5 (1.03%) WMI
11 5 (1.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.83%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.62%) BladeLogic
13 3 (0.62%) Data Guard
13 3 (0.62%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.41%) MIMEsweeper
14 2 (0.41%) MAILsweeper
14 2 (0.41%) SCSM
Vendors
1 452 (93.39%) Citrix
2 226 (46.69%) VMware
3 206 (42.56%) Microsoft
4 86 (17.77%) AppSense
5 78 (16.12%) Cisco
6 74 (15.29%) HP
7 53 (10.95%) NetApp
8 44 (9.09%) EMC
9 30 (6.20%) Oracle
10 22 (4.55%) Symantec
11 20 (4.13%) Juniper
12 19 (3.93%) Wyse
13 17 (3.51%) Altiris
13 17 (3.51%) Apple
14 16 (3.31%) Red Hat
14 16 (3.31%) McAfee
15 15 (3.10%) BMC
16 14 (2.89%) Dell
17 13 (2.69%) Remedy
18 12 (2.48%) Lotus
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