The table below looks at the statistics for XenApp skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XenApp over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 331 365 308
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -57
Contract jobs citing XenApp 301 308 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the System Software category 4.76% 5.54% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 194 267
Median daily rate £335 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 26
Median hourly rate £16.29 £36.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.40% +58.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £17.10 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £150.25 £39.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.25 £31.56 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-61.17% +37.19%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6317 5562 5728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 10.11% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3924 3239 3158
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
- +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 617 716
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.78
% change year-on-year
- -4.64%

XenApp
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

XenApp Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

XenApp
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XenApp within the UK.

XenApp Daily Rate Trend in the UK

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

XenApp Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

XenApp
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XenApp within the UK.

XenApp Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

XenApp
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XenApp within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

XenApp Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

XenApp
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 283 £330 -10.20% 57
London -51 94 £388 +3.33% 18
South East +32 62 £338 +12.87% 9
North East +8 37 £213 -
Tyne and Wear - 31 £214 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 31 £214 -
Hampshire +30 27 £325 +13.04% 3
East of England 0 22 £363 -9.37% 4
North West -2 22 £350 -5.40% 5
Yorkshire +32 15 £300 -25.00% 8
South West +8 14 £325 -27.77% 5
City of London -28 14 £406 -3.27% 5
Scotland -2 13 £325 +47.72% 1
Manchester +4 12 £300 -20.00% 3
Bedfordshire +5 11 £375 -16.66%
Berkshire +10 10 £470 +41.35%
West Midlands -14 10 £250 -28.05% 4
West Yorkshire +28 9 £230 -42.50% 7
Edinburgh +14 9 £388 -20.75%
Oxfordshire -6 9 £350 +27.27%
Havant - 9 £250 -
Leeds +25 7 £230 - 6
Kent +10 7 £325 -23.52%
East Midlands +7 7 £375 +10.29% 4
Birmingham 0 7 £250 -21.87% 1
Surrey +21 6 £300 -20.00%
Bristol +10 6 £325 - 3
Tunbridge Wells - 6 £325 -
Liverpool +11 5 £350 -22.22%
Gloucestershire +6 5 - -

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for XenApp.

1 591 (93.07%) Citrix
2 498 (78.43%) Windows
3 403 (63.46%) Active Directory
4 376 (59.21%) VMware
5 350 (55.12%) Microsoft
6 309 (48.66%) Windows Server
7 289 (45.51%) Windows Server 2008
8 259 (40.79%) XenDesktop
9 226 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 218 (34.33%) SCCM
11 204 (32.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 184 (28.98%) DNS
13 178 (28.03%) DHCP
14 170 (26.77%) Windows 7
15 168 (26.46%) Microsoft App-V
16 151 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
17 146 (22.99%) ITIL
18 135 (21.26%) MS Exchange
19 133 (20.94%) PowerShell
20 124 (19.53%) HP
21 120 (18.90%) AppSense
22 116 (18.27%) SQL Server
23 114 (17.95%) Security Cleared
24 104 (16.38%) NetScaler
25 96 (15.12%) Cisco
26 94 (14.80%) Hyper-V
26 94 (14.80%) Skype for Business
27 93 (14.65%) SAN
28 92 (14.49%) Windows 10
29 88 (13.86%) SC Cleared

XenApp
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 135 (21.26%) MS Exchange
2 94 (14.80%) Skype for Business
3 82 (12.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (6.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 40 (6.30%) IIS
5 31 (4.88%) SharePoint
6 26 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (3.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 11 (1.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.31%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.31%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.16%) Apache
12 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.16%) Confluence
12 1 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 78 (12.28%) MS Office
2 76 (11.97%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.47%) MS Project
5 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 75 (11.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (10.71%) Office 365
3 48 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (1.89%) PaaS
5 10 (1.57%) IaaS
6 9 (1.42%) CloudFront
6 9 (1.42%) G Suite
7 8 (1.26%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (1.10%) SaaS
9 6 (0.94%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.31%) Data Lake Analytics
10 2 (0.31%) IBM PureFlex
11 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.16%) HP Helion
11 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
11 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 184 (28.98%) DNS
2 178 (28.03%) DHCP
3 104 (16.38%) NetScaler
4 93 (14.65%) SAN
5 65 (10.24%) Firewall
6 61 (9.61%) WAN
7 55 (8.66%) LAN
8 52 (8.19%) TCP/IP
9 33 (5.20%) VLAN
10 27 (4.25%) Skype
11 25 (3.94%) VPN
12 23 (3.62%) iSCSI
13 20 (3.15%) Internet
14 19 (2.99%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (2.36%) MPLS
16 13 (2.05%) VoIP
17 12 (1.89%) NAS
17 12 (1.89%) Wireless
18 11 (1.73%) 3G
18 11 (1.73%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (18.27%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (3.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
5 7 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.47%) DB2
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (0.31%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.31%) HDInsight
7 2 (0.31%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.31%) MySQL
7 2 (0.31%) Power BI
7 2 (0.31%) SQLPlus
8 1 (0.16%) MS Access
8 1 (0.16%) QlikView
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 22 (3.46%) MSI
2 5 (0.79%) JIRA
3 4 (0.63%) eggPlant
3 4 (0.63%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.31%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.31%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.31%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.16%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 81 (12.76%) Finance
2 24 (3.78%) Banking
3 13 (2.05%) Publishing
4 12 (1.89%) Law
5 10 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.26%) Legal
6 8 (1.26%) Local Government
7 7 (1.10%) Back Office
7 7 (1.10%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.63%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.47%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.47%) Retail
11 2 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.31%) Front Office
11 2 (0.31%) Games
11 2 (0.31%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Electronics
12 1 (0.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 91 (14.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 85 (13.39%) Support Engineer
4 80 (12.60%) Analyst
5 74 (11.65%) Architect
6 58 (9.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 56 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support
8 45 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
9 42 (6.61%) VMware Engineer
10 35 (5.51%) 2nd Line Support
11 34 (5.35%) Desktop Support
11 34 (5.35%) Server Engineer
12 32 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 32 (5.04%) Consultant
12 32 (5.04%) Support Analyst
13 28 (4.41%) Desktop Engineer
14 27 (4.25%) Citrix Support
15 24 (3.78%) Applications Engineer
15 24 (3.78%) Wintel Engineer
16 23 (3.62%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (4.09%) Web Services
2 3 (0.47%) .NET
2 3 (0.47%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.31%) SAML
3 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.16%) HTML
4 1 (0.16%) Middleware
4 1 (0.16%) REST
4 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.16%) XMPP
4 1 (0.16%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (8.98%) Data Centre
2 47 (7.40%) Fat Client
2 47 (7.40%) Thin Client
3 34 (5.35%) Clustering
4 28 (4.41%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.31%) Blackberry
7 20 (3.15%) Replication
8 19 (2.99%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
9 12 (1.89%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.57%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.57%) iPhone
10 10 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
11 9 (1.42%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.26%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.94%) PKI
14 5 (0.79%) EMC VNX
14 5 (0.79%) iSeries
14 5 (0.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 498 (78.43%) Windows
2 309 (48.66%) Windows Server
3 289 (45.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 204 (32.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 170 (26.77%) Windows 7
6 151 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 92 (14.49%) Windows 10
8 67 (10.55%) Linux
9 51 (8.03%) Windows 8
10 22 (3.46%) Windows XP
11 17 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 17 (2.68%) Unix
12 16 (2.52%) Mac OS X
13 13 (2.05%) Android
13 13 (2.05%) Solaris
14 11 (1.73%) Apple iOS
15 9 (1.42%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.94%) Windows Vista
17 5 (0.79%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (22.99%) ITIL
2 63 (9.92%) Migration
3 48 (7.56%) Software Delivery
4 36 (5.67%) Application Packaging
5 33 (5.20%) Infrastructure Management
5 33 (5.20%) Service Delivery
6 31 (4.88%) Project Management
7 30 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 28 (4.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (3.62%) Application Virtualisation
9 23 (3.62%) TOGAF
10 21 (3.31%) Problem Management
11 20 (3.15%) Business Continuity
11 20 (3.15%) Incident Management
11 20 (3.15%) Patch Management
11 20 (3.15%) Software Distribution
12 18 (2.83%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (2.83%) Application Discovery
12 18 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (2.36%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 133 (20.94%) PowerShell
2 83 (13.07%) SQL
3 29 (4.57%) VBScript
4 16 (2.52%) T-SQL
4 16 (2.52%) VB
5 13 (2.05%) Python
6 12 (1.89%) Bash Shell
7 5 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 5 (0.79%) VBA
8 4 (0.63%) C
9 3 (0.47%) C#
10 2 (0.31%) Java
11 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 114 (17.95%) Security Cleared
2 88 (13.86%) SC Cleared
3 54 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (7.09%) MCSE
5 29 (4.57%) Citrix Certification
6 28 (4.41%) Degree
7 24 (3.78%) BPSS Clearance
7 24 (3.78%) CCA
7 24 (3.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 16 (2.52%) MCP
9 15 (2.36%) MCITP
10 14 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (2.20%) MCSA
11 12 (1.89%) CCNA
11 12 (1.89%) DV Cleared
12 8 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.79%) CCNP
13 5 (0.79%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.79%) MCTS
14 4 (0.63%) ACMT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.46%) Disclosure Scotland
1 22 (3.46%) SLA
2 6 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.47%) QA
System Software
1 403 (63.46%) Active Directory
2 259 (40.79%) XenDesktop
3 226 (35.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 168 (26.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 94 (14.80%) Hyper-V
6 80 (12.60%) vSphere
6 80 (12.60%) XenServer
7 79 (12.44%) VMware ESX
8 26 (4.09%) Virtual Desktop
9 23 (3.62%) BitLocker
10 20 (3.15%) VMware Server
11 18 (2.83%) Xen
12 15 (2.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 15 (2.36%) Terminal Services
12 15 (2.36%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (2.20%) DFS Replication
14 10 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
15 8 (1.26%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (1.10%) ProxySG
17 6 (0.94%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 218 (34.33%) SCCM
2 56 (8.82%) SCOM
3 33 (5.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 24 (3.78%) EdgeSight
4 24 (3.78%) WSUS
5 21 (3.31%) XenMobile
6 19 (2.99%) SafeCom
7 17 (2.68%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (2.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 16 (2.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 13 (2.05%) NetBackup
9 13 (2.05%) SCVMM
10 11 (1.73%) Backup Exec
11 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Clustering
11 10 (1.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 8 (1.26%) PowerCLI
12 8 (1.26%) Simpana
13 7 (1.10%) AppDNA
14 6 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
14 6 (0.94%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 591 (93.07%) Citrix
2 376 (59.21%) VMware
3 350 (55.12%) Microsoft
4 124 (19.53%) HP
5 120 (18.90%) AppSense
6 96 (15.12%) Cisco
7 60 (9.45%) NetApp
7 60 (9.45%) Symantec
8 43 (6.77%) Dell
9 33 (5.20%) ThinPrint
10 31 (4.88%) Apple
11 26 (4.09%) EMC
12 25 (3.94%) Wyse
13 21 (3.31%) IBM
14 18 (2.83%) Oracle
14 18 (2.83%) Sophos
15 17 (2.68%) 3PAR
16 16 (2.52%) SAP
16 16 (2.52%) SolarWinds
17 15 (2.36%) Red Hat
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£180 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Thebes IT
Posted: 5 days ago