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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 212 173 179
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +6
Contract jobs citing XenApp 230 314 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.94% 1.24% 1.11%
As % of the System Software category 10.77% 14.07% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 202 168
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£388 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £275 £333
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 17
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% +2.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £31.28 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-31.26% +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
2135 2231 1863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.69% 8.83% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1374 1105
Average daily rate £393 £370 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% -0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 135 151
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.90 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £30.90 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.78 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 31 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 31 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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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 +11 74 £384 +13.70% 16
Docklands, London - 3 £500 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Bromley - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - - 2
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 419 (94.37%) Citrix
2 349 (78.60%) Windows
3 252 (56.76%) Active Directory
4 238 (53.60%) VMware
5 207 (46.62%) Microsoft
6 186 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 143 (32.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 135 (30.41%) SCCM
9 130 (29.28%) XenDesktop
10 119 (26.80%) Windows 7
10 119 (26.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 107 (24.10%) Finance
12 101 (22.75%) Microsoft App-V
12 101 (22.75%) MS Exchange
13 97 (21.85%) SAN
14 85 (19.14%) NetScaler
15 77 (17.34%) HP
16 74 (16.67%) DNS
17 68 (15.32%) Banking
17 68 (15.32%) vSphere
17 68 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
18 63 (14.19%) Cisco
19 61 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
20 57 (12.84%) Citrix Certification
20 57 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
21 54 (12.16%) PowerShell
22 53 (11.94%) NetApp
23 52 (11.71%) Hyper-V
24 50 (11.26%) DHCP
24 50 (11.26%) AppSense

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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
1 101 (22.75%) MS Exchange
2 68 (15.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 35 (7.88%) SharePoint
4 30 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 25 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
6 22 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (3.60%) Lync
7 16 (3.60%) IIS
8 9 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.13%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.90%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.68%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.45%) Apache
13 2 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
14 1 (0.23%) JBoss
14 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 45 (10.14%) MS Office
2 35 (7.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.23%) Oracle 11i
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 97 (21.85%) SAN
2 85 (19.14%) NetScaler
3 74 (16.67%) DNS
4 50 (11.26%) DHCP
5 46 (10.36%) Firewall
6 33 (7.43%) TCP/IP
7 32 (7.21%) WAN
8 27 (6.08%) LAN
9 21 (4.73%) MPLS
10 17 (3.83%) VPN
10 17 (3.83%) iSCSI
10 17 (3.83%) Fibre Channel
11 14 (3.15%) DSL
11 14 (3.15%) BIG-IP
11 14 (3.15%) Network Security
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 46 (10.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.90%) MySQL
4 3 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.68%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.68%) MS Access
4 3 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.45%) Data Mining
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
1 107 (24.10%) Finance
2 68 (15.32%) Banking
3 9 (2.03%) Law
3 9 (2.03%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.80%) Publishing
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 73 (16.44%) Analyst
2 55 (12.39%) Citrix Engineer
3 53 (11.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 43 (9.68%) Architect
5 41 (9.23%) Consultant
6 39 (8.78%) Support Analyst
7 31 (6.98%) Administrator
8 28 (6.31%) Citrix Consultant
9 21 (4.73%) Desktop Engineer
10 20 (4.50%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 18 (4.05%) Systems Administrator
11 18 (4.05%) Desktop Support
12 17 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
13 15 (3.38%) Wintel Engineer
14 14 (3.15%) Citrix Support
15 13 (2.93%) Applications Packager
16 12 (2.70%) Server Support
17 11 (2.48%) Systems Engineer
17 11 (2.48%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (7.21%) 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%) Blackberry
2 40 (9.01%) Thin Client
2 40 (9.01%) Fat Client
3 34 (7.66%) Clustering
4 21 (4.73%) Replication
5 17 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (2.03%) SecurID
7 6 (1.35%) PKI
8 5 (1.13%) Celerra
8 5 (1.13%) CLARiiON
8 5 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.13%) EqualLogic
9 4 (0.90%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.68%) Streaming Video
10 3 (0.68%) FlexPod
11 2 (0.45%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.45%) iPhone
11 2 (0.45%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.45%) CESG
11 2 (0.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 349 (78.60%) Windows
2 186 (41.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 119 (26.80%) Windows 7
3 119 (26.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 61 (13.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 42 (9.46%) Windows XP
6 33 (7.43%) Linux
7 23 (5.18%) UNIX
8 12 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.25%) Windows 8
10 7 (1.58%) Windows 2000
11 6 (1.35%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.13%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.45%) CentOS
14 2 (0.45%) Android
14 2 (0.45%) AIX
14 2 (0.45%) Solaris
15 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (9.23%) ITIL
2 37 (8.33%) Migration
3 22 (4.95%) Service Management
4 21 (4.73%) Problem Management
5 17 (3.83%) Incident Management
6 15 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (3.38%) Performance Management
7 11 (2.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (2.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (2.25%) Business Continuity
8 10 (2.25%) TOGAF
9 9 (2.03%) Load Balancing
9 9 (2.03%) Change Management
9 9 (2.03%) ITSM
10 8 (1.80%) BCP
10 8 (1.80%) Configuration Management
10 8 (1.80%) Asset Management
10 8 (1.80%) Time Management
10 8 (1.80%) Software Deployment
11 7 (1.58%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.16%) PowerShell
2 45 (10.14%) 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 57 (12.84%) Citrix Certification
1 57 (12.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (8.33%) MCSE
3 35 (7.88%) CCA
4 23 (5.18%) CCEA
4 23 (5.18%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.95%) CCNA
5 22 (4.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 21 (4.73%) CCEE
7 20 (4.50%) MCITP
8 13 (2.93%) MCSA
9 11 (2.48%) MCP
9 11 (2.48%) MCTS
10 8 (1.80%) Security Cleared
11 6 (1.35%) Degree
11 6 (1.35%) SC Cleared
11 6 (1.35%) VCP5
11 6 (1.35%) RHCE
12 5 (1.13%) RHCT
12 5 (1.13%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.25%) SLA
2 5 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 252 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 143 (32.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (29.28%) XenDesktop
4 101 (22.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 68 (15.32%) vSphere
6 52 (11.71%) Hyper-V
7 50 (11.26%) VMware ESX
8 47 (10.59%) XenServer
9 37 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 23 (5.18%) Xen
11 19 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
12 17 (3.83%) Terminal Services
13 13 (2.93%) NLBS
13 13 (2.93%) NFS
14 12 (2.70%) UAG
15 9 (2.03%) VMware Server
16 6 (1.35%) MetaFrame
17 5 (1.13%) Firmware
18 4 (0.90%) vCloud
19 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 135 (30.41%) SCCM
2 33 (7.43%) SCOM
3 27 (6.08%) Backup Exec
4 24 (5.41%) EdgeSight
5 18 (4.05%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 16 (3.60%) WSUS
6 16 (3.60%) HP SIM
7 13 (2.93%) MAILsweeper
7 13 (2.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 12 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
8 12 (2.70%) MIMEsweeper
9 8 (1.80%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.80%) XenMobile
10 7 (1.58%) Control-M
11 6 (1.35%) NetBackup
11 6 (1.35%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.90%) WMI
12 4 (0.90%) SCOrch
13 3 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.68%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 419 (94.37%) Citrix
2 238 (53.60%) VMware
3 207 (46.62%) Microsoft
4 77 (17.34%) HP
5 63 (14.19%) Cisco
6 53 (11.94%) NetApp
7 50 (11.26%) AppSense
8 34 (7.66%) Wyse
9 28 (6.31%) IBM
10 27 (6.08%) EMC
10 27 (6.08%) CheckPoint
11 23 (5.18%) Symantec
12 19 (4.28%) Altiris
13 16 (3.60%) Veeam
14 15 (3.38%) 3PAR
14 15 (3.38%) F5
14 15 (3.38%) Juniper
15 13 (2.93%) Apple
16 12 (2.70%) BMC
17 10 (2.25%) Oracle
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