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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Citrix XenApp
Rank 279 280 255
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Contract jobs citing XenApp 447 429 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.78% 0.85%
As % of the System Software category 6.57% 7.37% 8.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 261 296
Median daily rate £313 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £310 £313
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 27
Median hourly rate £28.25 £22.83 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.74% +20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £9.10 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £46.00 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £18.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+54.09% -6.71%

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
6800 5819 5529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.60% 10.55% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 3286 3000
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 604 646
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.98 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.23% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -31 377 £301 -14.14% 77
North East +36 129 £270 +42.10% 3
Tyne and Wear +25 128 £270 +42.10% 3
Newcastle upon Tyne +25 128 £270 +42.10% 3
London -87 114 £390 +4.00% 24
South East -33 63 £413 +8.19% 12
Scotland +44 62 £330 -2.22% 2
Edinburgh - 27 £333 -
Renfrewshire - 26 £330 -
Erskine - 26 £330 -
Surrey +6 24 £434 +17.69%
City of London -13 22 £400 +14.28% 3
North West -38 19 £325 +20.37% 10
East of England +7 16 £388 +61.45% 8
South West +5 15 £300 +7.14% 4
Manchester -22 13 £345 +15.00% 4
Essex +7 11 £425 +6.25%
West Sussex -3 11 £434 -0.80% 1
Berkshire -6 9 £235 -43.03% 4
West Midlands -20 9 £325 +18.18% 8
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £430 +22.85% 1
Crawley +7 8 £475 +4.10% 1
Guildford +15 7 £273 -
Milton Keynes +11 7 £430 +10.11% 1
Glasgow +5 7 £300 -11.11% 2
Woking +2 7 - -
Bristol +8 6 £300 +7.14%
Yorkshire -2 6 £250 -16.66% 4
Hampshire -13 6 £313 -8.01% 5
East Midlands -4 5 £325 -23.52% 4

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 727 (95.16%) Citrix
2 628 (82.20%) Windows
3 521 (68.19%) Active Directory
4 431 (56.41%) VMware
5 404 (52.88%) Microsoft
6 382 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 374 (48.95%) XenDesktop
8 359 (46.99%) Windows Server 2008
9 283 (37.04%) SCCM
10 260 (34.03%) DHCP
11 255 (33.38%) DNS
12 237 (31.02%) Windows Server 2012
13 232 (30.37%) ITIL
14 228 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
15 221 (28.93%) PowerShell
16 201 (26.31%) Microsoft App-V
17 189 (24.74%) HP
18 188 (24.61%) MS Exchange
19 184 (24.08%) AppSense
20 172 (22.51%) Windows 7
21 164 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
22 154 (20.16%) Security Cleared
23 153 (20.03%) SQL Server
24 144 (18.85%) SQL
25 143 (18.72%) Finance
25 143 (18.72%) NetScaler
26 142 (18.59%) XenServer
27 131 (17.15%) SAN
28 127 (16.62%) SC Cleared
29 117 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 188 (24.61%) MS Exchange
2 117 (15.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 102 (13.35%) Skype for Business
4 56 (7.33%) SharePoint
5 51 (6.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 45 (5.89%) IIS
7 38 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (2.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.83%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.52%) Apache
11 4 (0.52%) nginx
12 3 (0.39%) Confluence
12 3 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 99 (12.96%) MS Excel
1 99 (12.96%) MS Office
2 7 (0.92%) MS Project
3 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.52%) assyst
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 79 (10.34%) Office 365
2 16 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (1.31%) PaaS
5 7 (0.92%) IaaS
5 7 (0.92%) SaaS
6 5 (0.65%) Mimecast
7 3 (0.39%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.39%) Yammer
8 2 (0.26%) CloudFront
8 2 (0.26%) GitHub
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 260 (34.03%) DHCP
2 255 (33.38%) DNS
3 143 (18.72%) NetScaler
4 131 (17.15%) SAN
5 72 (9.42%) WAN
6 71 (9.29%) LAN
7 68 (8.90%) Firewall
8 54 (7.07%) TCP/IP
9 27 (3.53%) VPN
10 23 (3.01%) Remote Desktop
11 22 (2.88%) SMS
11 22 (2.88%) VLAN
11 22 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (2.75%) 3G
12 21 (2.75%) Internet
13 18 (2.36%) iSCSI
13 18 (2.36%) VoIP
14 14 (1.83%) MPLS
15 13 (1.70%) Network Security
16 12 (1.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (20.03%) SQL Server
2 32 (4.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 20 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.65%) MySQL
5 5 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.52%) Informix
6 4 (0.52%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.39%) SAP HANA
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.26%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.13%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.13%) QlikView
9 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (3.93%) MSI
2 3 (0.39%) JIRA
3 2 (0.26%) Fiddler
3 2 (0.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.26%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.13%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.13%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 143 (18.72%) Finance
2 30 (3.93%) Banking
3 22 (2.88%) Publishing
4 19 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 17 (2.23%) Back Office
5 17 (2.23%) Legal
6 12 (1.57%) Law
7 9 (1.18%) Advertising
8 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.65%) Local Government
9 5 (0.65%) Retail
10 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.52%) Marketing
11 3 (0.39%) Games
11 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.26%) Billing
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 130 (17.02%) Citrix Engineer
2 112 (14.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 108 (14.14%) Support Engineer
4 80 (10.47%) Analyst
5 75 (9.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 69 (9.03%) 3rd Line Support
7 54 (7.07%) Server Engineer
8 52 (6.81%) Desktop Support
9 49 (6.41%) Consultant
10 46 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
11 45 (5.89%) VMware Engineer
12 44 (5.76%) Citrix Support
13 42 (5.50%) Architect
13 42 (5.50%) Desktop Engineer
14 36 (4.71%) Citrix Consultant
15 35 (4.58%) 2nd Line Support
15 35 (4.58%) Wintel Engineer
16 34 (4.45%) Infrastructure Support
17 33 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 31 (4.06%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.05%) .NET
2 7 (0.92%) HTML
3 6 (0.79%) Web Services
4 3 (0.39%) HTML5
4 3 (0.39%) LAMP
4 3 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (0.39%) Middleware
4 3 (0.39%) SAML
4 3 (0.39%) SAP Basis
5 2 (0.26%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.13%) XML
6 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.60%) Data Centre
2 68 (8.90%) Computer Science
3 55 (7.20%) Fat Client
3 55 (7.20%) Thin Client
4 41 (5.37%) Clustering
5 37 (4.84%) Management Information System
6 26 (3.40%) Blackberry
7 20 (2.62%) Replication
8 17 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (1.83%) Smartphone
10 10 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 8 (1.05%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
12 7 (0.92%) Device Driver
12 7 (0.92%) PKI
13 5 (0.65%) Hedge funds
14 4 (0.52%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.52%) EMC VNXe
14 4 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 628 (82.20%) Windows
2 382 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 359 (46.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 237 (31.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 172 (22.51%) Windows 7
6 164 (21.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (8.25%) Linux
8 52 (6.81%) Windows 8
9 43 (5.63%) Windows 10
10 30 (3.93%) Windows XP
11 25 (3.27%) Unix
12 15 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
13 13 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.05%) Android
14 8 (1.05%) Mac OS X
15 7 (0.92%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.79%) Apple iOS
16 6 (0.79%) Solaris
17 3 (0.39%) VMS
17 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (30.37%) ITIL
2 80 (10.47%) Project Management
3 76 (9.95%) Software Delivery
4 63 (8.25%) Migration
5 51 (6.68%) Service Delivery
6 41 (5.37%) Business Continuity
7 37 (4.84%) Application Packaging
8 35 (4.58%) Infrastructure Management
9 33 (4.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 32 (4.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (3.53%) Change Management
11 27 (3.53%) Problem Management
12 25 (3.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 24 (3.14%) Analytics
13 24 (3.14%) Service Management
14 21 (2.75%) PRINCE2
15 20 (2.62%) Software Distribution
16 19 (2.49%) Application Virtualisation
17 18 (2.36%) Server Virtualisation
18 15 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 221 (28.93%) PowerShell
2 144 (18.85%) SQL
3 93 (12.17%) VBScript
4 36 (4.71%) VB
5 22 (2.88%) T-SQL
6 9 (1.18%) Java
6 9 (1.18%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.05%) Python
8 7 (0.92%) C
9 6 (0.79%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.52%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.26%) C#
12 1 (0.13%) PHP
12 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 154 (20.16%) Security Cleared
2 127 (16.62%) SC Cleared
3 104 (13.61%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (9.03%) MCSE
5 67 (8.77%) Degree
6 44 (5.76%) BPSS Clearance
7 43 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 32 (4.19%) Citrix Certification
9 31 (4.06%) MCP
10 27 (3.53%) CCA
11 20 (2.62%) MCDST
12 15 (1.96%) DV Cleared
13 14 (1.83%) MCSA
14 11 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (1.18%) CCNP
15 9 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
16 8 (1.05%) CCNA
17 7 (0.92%) MCITP
17 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 5 (0.65%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.37%) Disclosure Scotland
2 40 (5.24%) SLA
3 12 (1.57%) QA
4 4 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.52%) PMBOK
System Software
1 521 (68.19%) Active Directory
2 374 (48.95%) XenDesktop
3 228 (29.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 201 (26.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 142 (18.59%) XenServer
6 110 (14.40%) Hyper-V
7 82 (10.73%) vSphere
8 81 (10.60%) VMware ESX
9 45 (5.89%) Terminal Services
10 34 (4.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 28 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (2.09%) Virtual Desktop
13 15 (1.96%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (1.83%) VMware Server
15 12 (1.57%) BitLocker
15 12 (1.57%) DFS Replication
15 12 (1.57%) UAG
16 9 (1.18%) Xen
17 7 (0.92%) ISA Server
17 7 (0.92%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 283 (37.04%) SCCM
2 86 (11.26%) SCOM
3 50 (6.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 45 (5.89%) EdgeSight
4 45 (5.89%) XenMobile
5 34 (4.45%) SafeCom
6 23 (3.01%) Backup Exec
6 23 (3.01%) Microsoft Clustering
7 22 (2.88%) SCVMM
7 22 (2.88%) WSUS
8 18 (2.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 14 (1.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 13 (1.70%) HP SIM
11 12 (1.57%) SCOrch
12 10 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
12 10 (1.31%) IBM BigFix
12 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 10 (1.31%) NetBackup
12 10 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (1.18%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 727 (95.16%) Citrix
2 431 (56.41%) VMware
3 404 (52.88%) Microsoft
4 189 (24.74%) HP
5 184 (24.08%) AppSense
6 93 (12.17%) Cisco
7 61 (7.98%) Symantec
8 60 (7.85%) NetApp
9 58 (7.59%) ThinPrint
10 40 (5.24%) Dell
11 35 (4.58%) SAP
12 30 (3.93%) Wyse
13 28 (3.66%) EMC
14 27 (3.53%) Oracle
15 23 (3.01%) IBM
16 20 (2.62%) Apple
16 20 (2.62%) Sophos
17 14 (1.83%) Red Hat
18 13 (1.70%) SolarWinds
19 12 (1.57%) Altiris
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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London
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