Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for XenApp skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited XenApp over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Citrix XenApp
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 123 189
Rank change year-on-year -33 +66 +28
Contract jobs citing XenApp 15 14 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.58% 0.78%
As % of the System Software category 3.08% 3.79% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 46
10th Percentile £363 £255 £356
25th Percentile £506 £282 £446
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £513 £425 £500
Median % change year-on-year +20.59% -15.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £564 £488 £538
90th Percentile £583 £558 £559
Central London median daily rate £513 £391 £500
% change year-on-year +30.99% -21.75% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £26.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £26.50

XenApp is in the System Software category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 487 369 1,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.28% 15.36% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 298 933
10th Percentile £375 £255 £213
25th Percentile £450 £414 £415
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £500 £525
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £595
90th Percentile £713 £650 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 22
Median hourly rate £23.00 £13.08 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year +75.91% -37.74% +9.09%
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £13.44 £21.00
% change year-on-year +48.81% -36.00% +5.00%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XenApp as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in the City of London

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing XenApp in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for XenApp in the City of London

XenApp
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing XenApp in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for XenApp in the City of London

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing XenApp in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for XenApp in the City of London

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XenApp within the City of London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £385 -
XenApp
Central London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing XenApp also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 14 (93.33%) XenDesktop
3 13 (86.67%) Windows
4 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
4 11 (73.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
6 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (53.33%) Finance
7 8 (53.33%) VMware
8 7 (46.67%) Migration
8 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2016
9 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
10 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (33.33%) SCCM
10 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (33.33%) ITIL
10 5 (33.33%) MCSE
10 5 (33.33%) Azure
10 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
10 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
10 5 (33.33%) Architecture Roadmap
10 5 (33.33%) Project Delivery
10 5 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
11 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
11 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
11 4 (26.67%) High Availability

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) Mimecast
4 2 (13.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (13.33%) IaaS
5 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) DHCP
1 4 (26.67%) NetScaler
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) HTTP
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
4 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
4 1 (6.67%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Law
3 3 (20.00%) Legal
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.67%) Banking
5 1 (6.67%) Billing
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (6.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Architect
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Azure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
3 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
3 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix
3 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Migration
2 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (33.33%) Architecture Roadmap
3 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Project Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) High Availability
5 2 (13.33%) Document Management
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Antivirus Management
6 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
6 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.67%) Security Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) MCSE
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) Master's Degree
3 1 (6.67%) MCITP
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) XenDesktop
2 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) BitLocker
5 1 (6.67%) NFS
5 1 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (26.67%) SCOM
3 1 (6.67%) Ansible
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Citrix
2 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
6 2 (13.33%) iManage
6 2 (13.33%) Intapp
6 2 (13.33%) Symantec
7 1 (6.67%) CommVault
7 1 (6.67%) EMC
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 1 (6.67%) NetApp