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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 311 259 233
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -26
Contract jobs citing XenApp 121 171 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.76% 0.92%
As % of the System Software category 5.16% 8.44% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 130 156
Average daily rate £365 £425 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £243 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
-10.57% +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +29.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £19.91 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+15.53% -20.37%
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
2344 2027 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.18% 9.04% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1664 1351 1209
Average daily rate £440 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.39% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 153 147
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +18 24 £425 +15.64% 12
Southall - 2 £200 -
Canary Wharf +4 1 - - 1
Croydon -14 1 £355 -18.85%
Enfield - 1 £160 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £300 -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £150 -
Bromley - 1 £200 - 1
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 223 (93.70%) Citrix
2 186 (78.15%) Windows
3 152 (63.87%) VMware
4 142 (59.66%) Active Directory
5 124 (52.10%) Microsoft
6 121 (50.84%) Windows Server
7 113 (47.48%) XenDesktop
8 106 (44.54%) SCCM
9 89 (37.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 76 (31.93%) ITIL
11 75 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
12 73 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (30.25%) Finance
14 63 (26.47%) NetScaler
15 61 (25.63%) MS Exchange
16 59 (24.79%) PowerShell
17 55 (23.11%) Windows 7
18 54 (22.69%) Microsoft App-V
19 51 (21.43%) HP
20 48 (20.17%) DNS
21 42 (17.65%) Hyper-V
22 41 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2010
22 41 (17.23%) SAN
23 40 (16.81%) Cisco
23 40 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
24 39 (16.39%) MS Office
24 39 (16.39%) SCOM
25 38 (15.97%) SQL Server
26 35 (14.71%) MCSE
26 35 (14.71%) MS Excel

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 61 (25.63%) MS Exchange
2 41 (17.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (7.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (7.14%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (3.78%) Skype for Business
7 8 (3.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 7 (2.94%) IIS
9 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.84%) OpenStack
Applications
1 39 (16.39%) MS Office
2 35 (14.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.68%) MS Project
4 2 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (12.18%) Office 365
2 14 (5.88%) SaaS
3 12 (5.04%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (3.78%) IaaS
4 9 (3.78%) PaaS
5 7 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (2.10%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.84%) GitHub
8 1 (0.42%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.42%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 63 (26.47%) NetScaler
2 48 (20.17%) DNS
3 41 (17.23%) SAN
4 35 (14.71%) Firewall
5 26 (10.92%) DHCP
6 24 (10.08%) TCP/IP
7 15 (6.30%) Internet
7 15 (6.30%) WAN
8 14 (5.88%) LAN
9 11 (4.62%) VLAN
10 8 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (3.36%) VPN
11 7 (2.94%) Ethernet
12 6 (2.52%) Network Security
13 5 (2.10%) SSL
13 5 (2.10%) VoIP
14 4 (1.68%) Extranet
14 4 (1.68%) Wireless
14 4 (1.68%) Wireshark
15 3 (1.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.84%) MySQL
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.42%) GIS
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.42%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.42%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (1.68%) MSI
2 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.42%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.42%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 72 (30.25%) Finance
2 14 (5.88%) Legal
3 13 (5.46%) Banking
4 12 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 7 (2.94%) Back Office
6 6 (2.52%) Advertising
6 6 (2.52%) Publishing
7 4 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Games
8 3 (1.26%) Law
8 3 (1.26%) Retail
8 3 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) French Language
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
9 1 (0.42%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 42 (17.65%) Citrix Engineer
2 41 (17.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 35 (14.71%) Analyst
4 22 (9.24%) Support Analyst
5 20 (8.40%) Administrator
5 20 (8.40%) Citrix Support
6 19 (7.98%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (6.72%) Architect
7 16 (6.72%) Infrastructure Support
7 16 (6.72%) Server Engineer
8 15 (6.30%) Desktop Support
9 14 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 14 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
10 13 (5.46%) Citrix Architect
10 13 (5.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 12 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.04%) Citrix Analyst
11 12 (5.04%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (5.04%) Windows Engineer
12 10 (4.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.26%) .NET
1 3 (1.26%) SAML
2 2 (0.84%) Middleware
3 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.42%) Web Services
3 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.56%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.30%) Data Centre
3 14 (5.88%) Hedge funds
4 12 (5.04%) Management Information System
5 11 (4.62%) Fat Client
5 11 (4.62%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.94%) PKI
8 6 (2.52%) EMC VNX
8 6 (2.52%) User Experience
9 5 (2.10%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.68%) Clustering
10 4 (1.68%) Device Driver
10 4 (1.68%) Social Media
11 3 (1.26%) Derivative
11 3 (1.26%) Equities
11 3 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.84%) iPhone
12 2 (0.84%) Replication
12 2 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 186 (78.15%) Windows
2 121 (50.84%) Windows Server
3 89 (37.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 73 (30.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 55 (23.11%) Windows 7
6 35 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (12.61%) Linux
8 19 (7.98%) Windows 8
9 17 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 8 (3.36%) Windows 10
11 6 (2.52%) Windows Phone
12 5 (2.10%) Android
12 5 (2.10%) Windows XP
13 4 (1.68%) Unix
14 3 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.84%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.84%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.42%) VMS
16 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (31.93%) ITIL
2 23 (9.66%) Project Management
3 21 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 19 (7.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 19 (7.98%) Service Management
5 16 (6.72%) Configuration Management
5 16 (6.72%) Migration
6 14 (5.88%) PRINCE
7 13 (5.46%) ITSM
8 10 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (3.78%) Asset Management
9 9 (3.78%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 9 (3.78%) High Availability
9 9 (3.78%) Open Source
9 9 (3.78%) Problem Management
10 8 (3.36%) Application Packaging
10 8 (3.36%) Data Management
10 8 (3.36%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (3.36%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 59 (24.79%) PowerShell
2 22 (9.24%) SQL
3 15 (6.30%) VBScript
4 11 (4.62%) VB
5 3 (1.26%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.84%) C#
7 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (16.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (14.71%) MCSE
3 20 (8.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (6.30%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (6.30%) MCP
5 12 (5.04%) MCDST
5 12 (5.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 11 (4.62%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (4.62%) MCSA
7 10 (4.20%) CCA
7 10 (4.20%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.36%) CCEE
9 7 (2.94%) SC Cleared
10 6 (2.52%) CCEA
10 6 (2.52%) CCNA
10 6 (2.52%) Degree
11 5 (2.10%) CCNP
12 3 (1.26%) CCAA
13 2 (0.84%) CTC Cleared
13 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.62%) SLA
2 4 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 142 (59.66%) Active Directory
2 113 (47.48%) XenDesktop
3 75 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 54 (22.69%) Microsoft App-V
5 42 (17.65%) Hyper-V
6 27 (11.34%) vSphere
7 25 (10.50%) XenServer
8 15 (6.30%) VMware ESX
9 8 (3.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 7 (2.94%) BitLocker
10 7 (2.94%) Terminal Services
11 6 (2.52%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (2.10%) ISA Server
12 5 (2.10%) Terminal Server
12 5 (2.10%) UAG
13 4 (1.68%) MetaFrame
14 1 (0.42%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.42%) Xsan
Systems Management
1 106 (44.54%) SCCM
2 39 (16.39%) SCOM
3 12 (5.04%) XenMobile
4 11 (4.62%) Backup Exec
5 10 (4.20%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.78%) CFEngine
7 8 (3.36%) AppDNA
7 8 (3.36%) HP SIM
8 7 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (2.94%) IBM BigFix
8 7 (2.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 4 (1.68%) Nessus
9 4 (1.68%) Nmap
9 4 (1.68%) SCOrch
9 4 (1.68%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
10 3 (1.26%) BMC PATROL
10 3 (1.26%) Control-M
10 3 (1.26%) EdgeSight
10 3 (1.26%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (1.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 223 (93.70%) Citrix
2 152 (63.87%) VMware
3 124 (52.10%) Microsoft
4 51 (21.43%) HP
5 40 (16.81%) Cisco
6 24 (10.08%) AppSense
7 20 (8.40%) Symantec
8 18 (7.56%) NetApp
9 12 (5.04%) Altiris
10 11 (4.62%) Dell
11 10 (4.20%) Dell Compellent
11 10 (4.20%) EMC
11 10 (4.20%) IBM
12 7 (2.94%) Apple
12 7 (2.94%) Remedy
13 6 (2.52%) BMC
14 5 (2.10%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.10%) Sophos
15 4 (1.68%) Forcepoint
15 4 (1.68%) Juniper
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