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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Citrix XenApp
Rank 207 182 212
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +30
Contract jobs citing XenApp 247 296 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.00% 1.19% 0.89%
As % of the System Software category 10.87% 13.69% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 195 144
Average daily rate
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£375 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £202 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £335
% change year-on-year
- -10.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 9
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
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
2272 2162 1950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.22% 8.70% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1336 1145
Average daily rate £387 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.93% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 146 169
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.10 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%

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 2 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 2 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 +28 86 £363 +3.57% 30
Docklands, London +16 1 £400 -3.03% 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - - 1
Bromley - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Wembley - - - -
XenApp
England

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 439 (96.06%) Citrix
2 360 (78.77%) Windows
3 250 (54.70%) Active Directory
4 238 (52.08%) VMware
5 219 (47.92%) Microsoft
6 192 (42.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 144 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
7 144 (31.51%) SCCM
8 125 (27.35%) Windows 7
9 119 (26.04%) XenDesktop
9 119 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 107 (23.41%) Microsoft App-V
11 102 (22.32%) Finance
12 99 (21.66%) SAN
12 99 (21.66%) MS Exchange
13 82 (17.94%) NetScaler
14 78 (17.07%) HP
14 78 (17.07%) Banking
15 74 (16.19%) DNS
16 72 (15.75%) Cisco
17 66 (14.44%) Citrix Certification
17 66 (14.44%) vSphere
17 66 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
18 64 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
19 57 (12.47%) XenServer
20 54 (11.82%) Hyper-V
21 53 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
22 50 (10.94%) DHCP
22 50 (10.94%) Firewall
23 49 (10.72%) VMware ESX

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 99 (21.66%) MS Exchange
2 66 (14.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (8.10%) SharePoint
4 30 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 28 (6.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 20 (4.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (3.28%) IIS
8 13 (2.84%) Lync
9 9 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (1.31%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (1.31%) WebSphere
11 5 (1.09%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.66%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.44%) Apache
13 2 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.22%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.22%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 42 (9.19%) MS Office
2 32 (7.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.66%) MS Project
4 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.44%) ReMetrica
3 1 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.84%) Office 365
2 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.66%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.22%) IaaS
4 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (21.66%) SAN
2 82 (17.94%) NetScaler
3 74 (16.19%) DNS
4 50 (10.94%) DHCP
4 50 (10.94%) Firewall
5 34 (7.44%) TCP/IP
6 33 (7.22%) WAN
7 27 (5.91%) LAN
8 18 (3.94%) MPLS
9 17 (3.72%) Fibre Channel
9 17 (3.72%) iSCSI
10 14 (3.06%) VPN
10 14 (3.06%) DSL
11 13 (2.84%) BIG-IP
12 12 (2.63%) VLAN
12 12 (2.63%) Network Security
13 11 (2.41%) Wireless
14 9 (1.97%) VoIP
15 8 (1.75%) Unified Communications
16 7 (1.53%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.09%) MySQL
4 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.44%) MS Access
5 2 (0.44%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.22%) Big Data
6 1 (0.22%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 30 (6.56%) MSI
2 6 (1.31%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.44%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 102 (22.32%) Finance
2 78 (17.07%) Banking
3 10 (2.19%) Publishing
4 9 (1.97%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.75%) Law
5 8 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.09%) Retail
6 5 (1.09%) Legal
7 3 (0.66%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.66%) Advertising
8 2 (0.44%) Front Office
8 2 (0.44%) Back Office
8 2 (0.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Marketing
9 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.22%) German Language
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 66 (14.44%) Analyst
2 63 (13.79%) Citrix Engineer
3 53 (11.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 49 (10.72%) Architect
5 38 (8.32%) Consultant
6 36 (7.88%) Administrator
7 34 (7.44%) Support Analyst
8 24 (5.25%) Citrix Consultant
9 23 (5.03%) Wintel Engineer
10 21 (4.60%) Desktop Engineer
11 19 (4.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 18 (3.94%) Systems Administrator
13 17 (3.72%) Citrix Administrator
13 17 (3.72%) Desktop Support
13 17 (3.72%) Support Engineer
13 17 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
14 16 (3.50%) Applications Packager
14 16 (3.50%) Infrastructure Architect
14 16 (3.50%) Citrix Support
15 12 (2.63%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (7.44%) Application Packaging
2 3 (0.66%) COM
2 3 (0.66%) LAMP
3 2 (0.44%) Middleware
4 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.22%) Web Services
4 1 (0.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.97%) Thin Client
1 41 (8.97%) Fat Client
2 36 (7.88%) Clustering
3 35 (7.66%) Blackberry
4 22 (4.81%) Replication
5 18 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (1.75%) PKI
7 5 (1.09%) SecurID
7 5 (1.09%) Celerra
7 5 (1.09%) EqualLogic
7 5 (1.09%) CLARiiON
7 5 (1.09%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.88%) FlexPod
9 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.66%) Streaming Video
10 2 (0.44%) CESG
10 2 (0.44%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.44%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.22%) CMDB
11 1 (0.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 360 (78.77%) Windows
2 192 (42.01%) Windows Server 2008
3 125 (27.35%) Windows 7
4 119 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 64 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 42 (9.19%) Windows XP
7 31 (6.78%) Linux
8 20 (4.38%) UNIX
9 12 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.97%) Windows 8
11 7 (1.53%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.31%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.09%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.66%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.44%) Solaris
16 1 (0.22%) Android
16 1 (0.22%) CentOS
16 1 (0.22%) AIX
16 1 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (9.85%) Migration
2 38 (8.32%) ITIL
3 21 (4.60%) Service Management
4 18 (3.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (3.94%) Incident Management
5 17 (3.72%) Problem Management
6 14 (3.06%) Performance Management
7 11 (2.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (2.41%) Business Continuity
8 10 (2.19%) BCP
9 9 (1.97%) Load Balancing
9 9 (1.97%) ITSM
10 8 (1.75%) Change Management
10 8 (1.75%) Project Management
10 8 (1.75%) Configuration Management
10 8 (1.75%) TOGAF
11 7 (1.53%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (1.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (1.53%) Business Continuity Planning
12 6 (1.31%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (10.28%) SQL
2 46 (10.07%) PowerShell
3 17 (3.72%) VBScript
4 15 (3.28%) VB
5 5 (1.09%) C#
5 5 (1.09%) Perl
6 3 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.22%) Java
7 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (14.44%) Citrix Certification
2 53 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 37 (8.10%) CCA
4 34 (7.44%) MCSE
5 29 (6.35%) CCEA
6 28 (6.13%) CCEE
7 23 (5.03%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 22 (4.81%) MCITP
8 22 (4.81%) CCNA
9 16 (3.50%) MCP
10 12 (2.63%) MCSA
11 9 (1.97%) MCTS
12 6 (1.31%) RHCE
12 6 (1.31%) Security Cleared
12 6 (1.31%) Degree
13 5 (1.09%) RHCT
13 5 (1.09%) VCP4
13 5 (1.09%) VCP5
14 4 (0.88%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.41%) SLA
2 5 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 250 (54.70%) Active Directory
2 144 (31.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (26.04%) XenDesktop
4 107 (23.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 66 (14.44%) vSphere
6 57 (12.47%) XenServer
7 54 (11.82%) Hyper-V
8 49 (10.72%) VMware ESX
9 33 (7.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 23 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
11 21 (4.60%) Xen
12 16 (3.50%) Terminal Services
13 13 (2.84%) NLBS
13 13 (2.84%) NFS
14 12 (2.63%) UAG
15 9 (1.97%) VMware Server
16 5 (1.09%) MetaFrame
17 3 (0.66%) Firmware
18 2 (0.44%) vCloud
18 2 (0.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 144 (31.51%) SCCM
2 31 (6.78%) SCOM
3 28 (6.13%) Backup Exec
4 18 (3.94%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 15 (3.28%) HP SIM
6 13 (2.84%) WSUS
6 13 (2.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 13 (2.84%) MAILsweeper
7 12 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
7 12 (2.63%) MIMEsweeper
8 8 (1.75%) Tivoli
8 8 (1.75%) XenMobile
9 7 (1.53%) Control-M
10 6 (1.31%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.88%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.88%) WMI
12 3 (0.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
12 3 (0.66%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 439 (96.06%) Citrix
2 238 (52.08%) VMware
3 219 (47.92%) Microsoft
4 78 (17.07%) HP
5 72 (15.75%) Cisco
6 48 (10.50%) NetApp
7 42 (9.19%) AppSense
8 36 (7.88%) Wyse
9 32 (7.00%) EMC
10 30 (6.56%) IBM
11 26 (5.69%) CheckPoint
12 23 (5.03%) Symantec
13 15 (3.28%) 3PAR
14 14 (3.06%) Juniper
15 13 (2.84%) Veeam
16 12 (2.63%) Altiris
16 12 (2.63%) Apple
16 12 (2.63%) BMC
16 12 (2.63%) F5
17 10 (2.19%) Oracle
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