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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Citrix XenApp
UK
Rank 346 397 307
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -90
Contract jobs citing XenApp 258 233 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the System Software category 4.75% 4.58% 6.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 145 219
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 17
Median hourly rate £22.00 £28.03 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.50% +7.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £19.25 £17.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £124.97 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.90%

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
5436 5086 5155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.20% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3397 3038 2833
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 392 492 600
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.54 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £42.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.27% -

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 16 January 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
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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 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 +27 228 £330 -2.94% 67
London -44 81 £400 +6.66% 26
South East +23 50 £341 +13.75% 9
Scotland +32 25 £388 +26.53% 3
North East +4 24 £213 - 3
Edinburgh +34 21 £395 -
Hampshire +22 21 £313 +5.39% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 18 £214 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 18 £214 - 2
East of England +4 16 £350 - 3
South West +25 15 £319 +13.83% 4
North West +23 15 £300 +12.14% 7
City of London -21 14 £425 +6.25% 9
Yorkshire +20 12 £300 -25.00% 6
West Midlands -3 11 £263 -17.96% 4
Surrey +18 10 £350 -8.49% 3
Bristol +10 10 £313 +9.64% 2
West Yorkshire +18 8 £334 -16.56% 5
Manchester +14 8 £300 +1.69% 5
Birmingham +5 8 £250 -21.87% 1
Oxfordshire +2 8 £375 +36.36%
Havant - 8 £250 -
Leeds - 7 £230 - 4
Dorking - 6 - -
Bedfordshire +5 5 £375 -16.66%
Cambridgeshire +4 5 £338 -
Liverpool - 5 £350 -
Merseyside - 5 £350 -
East Midlands +10 4 - - 5
Oxford +2 4 £400 +45.45%

XenApp
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 494 (92.16%) Citrix
2 416 (77.61%) Windows
3 329 (61.38%) Active Directory
4 320 (59.70%) VMware
5 284 (52.99%) Microsoft
6 242 (45.15%) Windows Server
7 240 (44.78%) Windows Server 2008
8 211 (39.37%) XenDesktop
9 198 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 180 (33.58%) SCCM
10 180 (33.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 163 (30.41%) Windows 7
12 156 (29.10%) DNS
13 147 (27.43%) Microsoft App-V
14 141 (26.31%) DHCP
15 127 (23.69%) Windows Server 2003
16 103 (19.22%) MS Exchange
17 102 (19.03%) ITIL
18 100 (18.66%) PowerShell
19 98 (18.28%) AppSense
20 95 (17.72%) HP
21 90 (16.79%) Windows 10
22 86 (16.04%) Finance
23 85 (15.86%) SQL Server
24 84 (15.67%) Cisco
24 84 (15.67%) NetScaler
25 80 (14.93%) Security Cleared
26 73 (13.62%) Skype for Business
27 72 (13.43%) VMware ESX
27 72 (13.43%) Hyper-V

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
1 103 (19.22%) MS Exchange
2 73 (13.62%) Skype for Business
3 71 (13.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 28 (5.22%) IIS
6 25 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2007
7 21 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (2.80%) SharePoint
9 14 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.37%) IBM Domino
11 2 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.19%) CMS
12 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 71 (13.25%) MS Office
2 60 (11.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.37%) MS Project
3 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 62 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 61 (11.38%) Office 365
3 44 (8.21%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.31%) Akamai
4 7 (1.31%) CloudFront
4 7 (1.31%) G Suite
4 7 (1.31%) IaaS
4 7 (1.31%) PaaS
5 6 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.12%) SaaS
6 3 (0.56%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.37%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.37%) IBM PureFlex
7 2 (0.37%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 156 (29.10%) DNS
2 141 (26.31%) DHCP
3 84 (15.67%) NetScaler
4 67 (12.50%) SAN
5 55 (10.26%) Firewall
6 40 (7.46%) WAN
7 39 (7.28%) TCP/IP
8 38 (7.09%) LAN
9 27 (5.04%) VPN
10 26 (4.85%) Internet
11 25 (4.66%) Skype
12 19 (3.54%) VLAN
13 15 (2.80%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (2.43%) iSCSI
14 13 (2.43%) VoIP
14 13 (2.43%) Wireless
15 12 (2.24%) NAS
16 10 (1.87%) Remote Desktop
17 8 (1.49%) MPLS
18 7 (1.31%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (15.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (1.49%) DB2
6 7 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (0.75%) 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 14 (2.61%) MSI
2 4 (0.75%) eggPlant
2 4 (0.75%) HP UFT
2 4 (0.75%) JIRA
3 2 (0.37%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.37%) WinDbg
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.19%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.19%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 86 (16.04%) Finance
2 20 (3.73%) Banking
3 14 (2.61%) Publishing
4 9 (1.68%) Law
5 7 (1.31%) Local Government
5 7 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.12%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.93%) Legal
7 5 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.75%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.56%) Back Office
9 3 (0.56%) Retail
10 2 (0.37%) Advertising
10 2 (0.37%) Front Office
10 2 (0.37%) Games
10 2 (0.37%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.19%) Electronics
11 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (15.49%) Analyst
2 80 (14.93%) Citrix Engineer
3 79 (14.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 68 (12.69%) Support Engineer
5 61 (11.38%) Architect
6 52 (9.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 50 (9.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 38 (7.09%) Windows Engineer
9 30 (5.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 30 (5.60%) Support Analyst
10 29 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
10 29 (5.41%) Citrix Support
10 29 (5.41%) Desktop Support
11 27 (5.04%) Consultant
11 27 (5.04%) VMware Engineer
12 22 (4.10%) Applications Engineer
12 22 (4.10%) Desktop Engineer
13 20 (3.73%) Citrix Analyst
13 20 (3.73%) Infrastructure Architect
13 20 (3.73%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.66%) Web Services
2 3 (0.56%) Software Packaging
2 3 (0.56%) XMPP
2 3 (0.56%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.37%) .NET
3 2 (0.37%) SAML
4 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.19%) HTML
4 1 (0.19%) Middleware
4 1 (0.19%) REST
4 1 (0.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.19%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.07%) Fat Client
1 54 (10.07%) Thin Client
2 48 (8.96%) Data Centre
3 26 (4.85%) Clustering
4 20 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (3.54%) Blackberry
6 14 (2.61%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (2.43%) Smartphone
8 11 (2.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 11 (2.05%) iPhone
8 11 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.87%) iSeries
10 9 (1.68%) Computer Science
11 8 (1.49%) AS400
12 6 (1.12%) Cloud Native
12 6 (1.12%) PKI
12 6 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.93%) EMC VNX
13 5 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
13 5 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 416 (77.61%) Windows
2 242 (45.15%) Windows Server
3 240 (44.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 180 (33.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 163 (30.41%) Windows 7
6 127 (23.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 90 (16.79%) Windows 10
8 51 (9.51%) Linux
9 44 (8.21%) Windows 8
10 14 (2.61%) Unix
11 13 (2.43%) Solaris
12 11 (2.05%) Windows XP
13 10 (1.87%) Android
13 10 (1.87%) Mac OS X
13 10 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.49%) Apple iOS
15 7 (1.31%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.93%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.75%) Windows Vista
18 3 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.03%) ITIL
2 57 (10.63%) Migration
3 36 (6.72%) Application Packaging
4 28 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 26 (4.85%) Incident Management
6 25 (4.66%) Service Delivery
6 25 (4.66%) Software Delivery
7 23 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (4.29%) Problem Management
8 22 (4.10%) Application Virtualisation
8 22 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (4.10%) TOGAF
9 17 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (3.17%) Application Discovery
9 17 (3.17%) Change Management
9 17 (3.17%) Infrastructure Management
10 16 (2.99%) Project Management
11 14 (2.61%) Patch Management
11 14 (2.61%) Service Management
12 12 (2.24%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (18.66%) PowerShell
2 58 (10.82%) SQL
3 13 (2.43%) VBScript
4 8 (1.49%) VB
5 7 (1.31%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.31%) Python
6 5 (0.93%) C
6 5 (0.93%) VBA
7 4 (0.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.56%) C#
8 3 (0.56%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.37%) Java
10 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 80 (14.93%) Security Cleared
2 60 (11.19%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (5.60%) MCSE
5 21 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
6 16 (2.99%) CCA
7 15 (2.80%) MCITP
8 14 (2.61%) MCP
8 14 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 11 (2.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 11 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.87%) Degree
11 9 (1.68%) CCNA
12 8 (1.49%) MCSA
13 7 (1.31%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.93%) CCNP
14 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
15 4 (0.75%) DBS Check
15 4 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 3 (0.56%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.54%) SLA
2 12 (2.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (1.12%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 329 (61.38%) Active Directory
2 211 (39.37%) XenDesktop
3 198 (36.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 147 (27.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 72 (13.43%) Hyper-V
5 72 (13.43%) VMware ESX
6 69 (12.87%) vSphere
7 47 (8.77%) XenServer
8 34 (6.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 20 (3.73%) BitLocker
10 13 (2.43%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
11 11 (2.05%) VMware Server
12 10 (1.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 9 (1.68%) ProxySG
14 8 (1.49%) Terminal Services
14 8 (1.49%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (1.49%) Xen
15 7 (1.31%) VMware Workstation
16 5 (0.93%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 180 (33.58%) SCCM
2 37 (6.90%) SCOM
3 18 (3.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 17 (3.17%) WSUS
5 16 (2.99%) EdgeSight
5 16 (2.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 16 (2.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (2.43%) XenMobile
7 11 (2.05%) SafeCom
8 9 (1.68%) AppDNA
8 9 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (1.49%) Tivoli
10 7 (1.31%) Backup Exec
10 7 (1.31%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (1.12%) SCOrch
11 6 (1.12%) SCVMM
11 6 (1.12%) Simpana
12 5 (0.93%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.93%) PowerCLI
12 5 (0.93%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 494 (92.16%) Citrix
2 320 (59.70%) VMware
3 284 (52.99%) Microsoft
4 98 (18.28%) AppSense
5 95 (17.72%) HP
6 84 (15.67%) Cisco
7 44 (8.21%) Symantec
8 39 (7.28%) Wyse
9 38 (7.09%) NetApp
10 34 (6.34%) Dell
11 26 (4.85%) ThinPrint
12 25 (4.66%) IBM
13 22 (4.10%) Apple
14 17 (3.17%) 3PAR
15 15 (2.80%) CA
16 14 (2.61%) Veeam
17 13 (2.43%) CheckPoint
17 13 (2.43%) EMC
18 12 (2.24%) Mitel
18 12 (2.24%) Oracle
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
LA International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Elliot
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Jersey, Channel Isles
onezeero.
Rate: £29000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago