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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
UK
Rank 365 392 317
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -75
Contract jobs citing XenApp 239 256 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.50% 0.65%
As % of the System Software category 4.63% 4.83% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 181 223
Median daily rate £350 £330 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 14
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.03 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.20% +28.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £32.03 £23.50
% change year-on-year
- +36.28%

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
5164 5302 5204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.35% 10.35% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3258 3168 2886
Median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 474 572
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

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 28 February 2017.

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -5 201 £350 +7.69% 69
London -17 78 £400 +6.66% 23
South East +1 41 £348 +12.09% 13
Scotland +24 24 £381 +1.66% 1
East Midlands +27 22 £353 -
Edinburgh +27 19 £395 -9.71%
Derbyshire +15 19 £365 -
City of London -17 19 £375 -10.71% 5
East of England -4 15 £300 -7.69% 4
South West -7 14 £313 +38.88% 3
Hampshire +3 13 £313 +4.25% 3
Derby +9 12 £363 -
Bristol +4 12 £311 +32.44% 1
Surrey +2 12 £350 -12.50% 3
North East - 12 £220 - 2
Essex +3 11 £300 -4.00% 1
North West +18 9 £300 - 17
Manchester +16 8 £300 -33.33% 8
Tyne and Wear - 8 £215 - 2
Colchester - 8 £300 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £215 - 2
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £425 +80.85% 1
West Midlands -2 6 £313 -3.84% 1
County Antrim - 6 £326 -
Northern Ireland - 6 £326 -
Channel Islands - 6 - -
Jersey - 6 - -
Dorking - 6 - -
Belfast - 6 £326 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £425 -

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 502 (95.26%) Citrix
2 403 (76.47%) Windows
3 300 (56.93%) Active Directory
4 299 (56.74%) VMware
5 261 (49.53%) Microsoft
6 228 (43.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 218 (41.37%) XenDesktop
8 211 (40.04%) Windows Server
9 187 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
10 180 (34.16%) SCCM
11 163 (30.93%) Windows Server 2012
12 157 (29.79%) Windows 7
13 153 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
14 134 (25.43%) DNS
15 114 (21.63%) AppSense
16 109 (20.68%) DHCP
17 102 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
18 97 (18.41%) MS Exchange
18 97 (18.41%) Finance
18 97 (18.41%) PowerShell
19 96 (18.22%) Windows 10
20 88 (16.70%) ITIL
21 84 (15.94%) HP
22 80 (15.18%) Security Cleared
23 76 (14.42%) Cisco
24 73 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
25 72 (13.66%) NetScaler
26 71 (13.47%) SQL Server
27 70 (13.28%) VMware ESX
28 69 (13.09%) MS Office

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 97 (18.41%) MS Exchange
2 73 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (12.90%) Skype for Business
4 36 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 26 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2007
6 25 (4.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (3.98%) IIS
8 12 (2.28%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.76%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.57%) Office Communications Server
12 2 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.38%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.19%) CMS
13 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (13.09%) MS Office
2 53 (10.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.82%) Office 365
2 51 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.52%) G Suite
4 8 (1.52%) IaaS
5 5 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (0.95%) PaaS
5 5 (0.95%) SaaS
6 3 (0.57%) Akamai
6 3 (0.57%) CloudFront
6 3 (0.57%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.38%) IBM PureFlex
7 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.19%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 134 (25.43%) DNS
2 109 (20.68%) DHCP
3 72 (13.66%) NetScaler
4 51 (9.68%) SAN
5 46 (8.73%) Firewall
6 33 (6.26%) TCP/IP
7 30 (5.69%) VPN
7 30 (5.69%) WAN
8 29 (5.50%) LAN
9 26 (4.93%) Internet
10 20 (3.80%) Skype
11 13 (2.47%) VLAN
12 12 (2.28%) Wireless
13 11 (2.09%) iSCSI
14 10 (1.90%) VoIP
14 10 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (1.71%) SSL
16 8 (1.52%) Remote Desktop
17 7 (1.33%) 3G
18 5 (0.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 24 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.52%) DB2
6 7 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.19%) MS Access
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (2.28%) MSI
2 4 (0.76%) eggPlant
2 4 (0.76%) HP UFT
2 4 (0.76%) JIRA
3 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.38%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 97 (18.41%) Finance
2 20 (3.80%) Banking
3 9 (1.71%) Law
4 8 (1.52%) Publishing
4 8 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.33%) Local Government
5 7 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.95%) Games
7 4 (0.76%) Back Office
7 4 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Electronics
8 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.19%) Front Office
9 1 (0.19%) Retail
9 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (16.51%) Analyst
2 73 (13.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (12.71%) Support Engineer
4 66 (12.52%) Citrix Engineer
5 48 (9.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 45 (8.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 44 (8.35%) Architect
8 39 (7.40%) Consultant
9 38 (7.21%) Windows Engineer
10 35 (6.64%) Support Analyst
11 34 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
12 28 (5.31%) Citrix Consultant
12 28 (5.31%) Citrix Support
12 28 (5.31%) Desktop Support
13 25 (4.74%) Citrix Analyst
14 24 (4.55%) VMware Engineer
15 23 (4.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 23 (4.36%) Desktop Engineer
15 23 (4.36%) Senior Analyst
16 21 (3.98%) Citrix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (3.98%) Web Services
2 6 (1.14%) SAML
2 6 (1.14%) XMPP
3 3 (0.57%) .NET
3 3 (0.57%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.38%) REST
4 2 (0.38%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.19%) HTML
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (11.20%) Data Centre
1 59 (11.20%) Fat Client
1 59 (11.20%) Thin Client
2 30 (5.69%) Clustering
3 24 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.23%) Blackberry
4 17 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (2.28%) Hybrid Cloud
6 11 (2.09%) iSeries
7 10 (1.90%) Computer Science
8 9 (1.71%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.52%) AS400
9 8 (1.52%) iPhone
9 8 (1.52%) PKI
10 7 (1.33%) Cloud Native
10 7 (1.33%) EMC VNX
11 6 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (1.14%) Hedge funds
11 6 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.95%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 403 (76.47%) Windows
2 228 (43.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 211 (40.04%) Windows Server
4 163 (30.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 157 (29.79%) Windows 7
6 102 (19.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 96 (18.22%) Windows 10
8 47 (8.92%) Linux
9 39 (7.40%) Windows 8
10 11 (2.09%) Android
10 11 (2.09%) Unix
11 10 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.71%) Apple iOS
13 8 (1.52%) Ubuntu
13 8 (1.52%) Windows XP
14 7 (1.33%) Windows Vista
15 6 (1.14%) Solaris
16 4 (0.76%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (16.70%) ITIL
2 52 (9.87%) Migration
3 33 (6.26%) Application Packaging
4 27 (5.12%) Incident Management
5 25 (4.74%) Software Delivery
6 22 (4.17%) Problem Management
6 22 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 19 (3.61%) Application Virtualisation
7 19 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (3.61%) Infrastructure Management
7 19 (3.61%) Service Delivery
8 18 (3.42%) Service Management
9 17 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (3.04%) Change Management
11 15 (2.85%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (2.66%) Customer Requirements
13 13 (2.47%) Application Discovery
13 13 (2.47%) Patch Management
13 13 (2.47%) Performance Management
13 13 (2.47%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 97 (18.41%) PowerShell
2 58 (11.01%) SQL
3 16 (3.04%) VBScript
4 12 (2.28%) C
5 8 (1.52%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.52%) Python
6 7 (1.33%) VB
7 4 (0.76%) C#
8 3 (0.57%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.57%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.57%) VBA
9 1 (0.19%) Java
9 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 80 (15.18%) Security Cleared
2 59 (11.20%) SC Cleared
3 34 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (4.74%) Citrix Certification
5 24 (4.55%) MCSE
6 17 (3.23%) CCA
7 16 (3.04%) MCP
8 14 (2.66%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (2.28%) CCNA
9 12 (2.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (2.09%) Degree
11 10 (1.90%) BPSS Clearance
12 8 (1.52%) MCITP
13 7 (1.33%) MCDST
14 6 (1.14%) DV Cleared
15 5 (0.95%) CCNP
15 5 (0.95%) ISTQB
15 5 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
17 2 (0.38%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.04%) SLA
2 11 (2.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.38%) QA
4 1 (0.19%) PMBOK
System Software
1 300 (56.93%) Active Directory
2 218 (41.37%) XenDesktop
3 187 (35.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 153 (29.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 70 (13.28%) VMware ESX
6 67 (12.71%) vSphere
7 60 (11.39%) Hyper-V
8 41 (7.78%) XenServer
9 37 (7.02%) Virtual Desktop
10 22 (4.17%) BitLocker
11 16 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
12 12 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (1.90%) Terminal Server
13 10 (1.90%) VMware Server
14 9 (1.71%) ProxySG
14 9 (1.71%) Terminal Services
14 9 (1.71%) Xen
15 8 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 7 (1.33%) Firmware
16 7 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 180 (34.16%) SCCM
2 40 (7.59%) SCOM
3 23 (4.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 19 (3.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 18 (3.42%) WSUS
6 15 (2.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 14 (2.66%) EdgeSight
7 14 (2.66%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (2.47%) AppDNA
8 13 (2.47%) XenMobile
9 9 (1.71%) SCVMM
10 8 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.52%) Tivoli
11 7 (1.33%) Backup Exec
11 7 (1.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 6 (1.14%) SafeCom
12 6 (1.14%) SCOrch
13 5 (0.95%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
14 4 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 502 (95.26%) Citrix
2 299 (56.74%) VMware
3 261 (49.53%) Microsoft
4 114 (21.63%) AppSense
5 84 (15.94%) HP
6 76 (14.42%) Cisco
7 56 (10.63%) Symantec
8 42 (7.97%) Wyse
9 34 (6.45%) NetApp
10 28 (5.31%) Dell
11 26 (4.93%) IBM
12 23 (4.36%) Apple
13 22 (4.17%) ThinPrint
14 18 (3.42%) EMC
15 15 (2.85%) CA
16 14 (2.66%) 3PAR
17 13 (2.47%) CheckPoint
18 12 (2.28%) Remedy
19 11 (2.09%) CommVault
19 11 (2.09%) Google
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
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Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £115 - £130 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
83Zero
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: From £200 to £260 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago