Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 207 177
Rank change year-on-year +5 -30 -4
Contract jobs citing XenApp 39 33 96
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.55% 0.49% 1.06%
As % of the System Software category 4.53% 4.59% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 27 77
City of London median daily rate £331 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £176 £332 £213
90th Percentile £525 £488 £543
Central London median daily rate £331 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -22.06% +6.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £34.90
Central London median hourly rate - - £28.30

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 861 719 897
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.04% 10.78% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 561 678
City of London median daily rate £498 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.56% +5.88% +13.56%
10th Percentile £212 £200 £213
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 36
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +10.77%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.25 £12.85
90th Percentile £27.33 £55.00 £30.15
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.99
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.61% +12.44%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing XenApp in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in the City of London

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the City of London

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 39 (100.00%) Citrix
2 29 (74.36%) Windows
3 28 (71.79%) Windows Server
4 25 (64.10%) VMware
5 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
6 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
6 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (38.46%) Office 365
7 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
8 14 (35.90%) SCCM
9 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 12 (30.77%) NetScaler
10 10 (25.64%) XenDesktop
10 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (25.64%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) Finance
11 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
11 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (17.95%) AppSense
12 7 (17.95%) Firewall
12 7 (17.95%) WAN
12 7 (17.95%) Cisco
12 7 (17.95%) LAN
12 7 (17.95%) DNS
13 6 (15.38%) DHCP
13 6 (15.38%) CRM
13 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 6 (15.38%) XenServer
13 6 (15.38%) Veeam

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 6 (15.38%) Skype for Business
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (38.46%) Office 365
2 12 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (15.38%) IaaS
3 6 (15.38%) PaaS
4 4 (10.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (10.26%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.77%) NetScaler
2 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 7 (17.95%) Firewall
2 7 (17.95%) LAN
2 7 (17.95%) WAN
3 6 (15.38%) DHCP
3 6 (15.38%) Skype
4 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.69%) Telnet
6 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.56%) BGP
7 1 (2.56%) LDAP
7 1 (2.56%) SAN
7 1 (2.56%) VLAN
7 1 (2.56%) VoIP
7 1 (2.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MSI
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
2 5 (12.82%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
3 4 (10.26%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.13%) Clustering
2 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.56%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.56%) EMC VNXe
3 1 (2.56%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 28 (71.79%) Windows Server
3 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
6 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.56%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) CRM
1 6 (15.38%) DevOps
2 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
2 4 (10.26%) Migration
2 4 (10.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
4 2 (5.13%) Change Management
4 2 (5.13%) E-Discovery
4 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL
4 2 (5.13%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.13%) People Management
4 2 (5.13%) Presales
4 2 (5.13%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (5.13%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) PowerShell
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) CCA
2 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (2.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) NCSA
2 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.56%) VCP5
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) PMO
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (56.41%) Active Directory
2 20 (51.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 10 (25.64%) XenDesktop
4 9 (23.08%) Hyper-V
5 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 6 (15.38%) XenServer
6 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (5.13%) DFS Replication
7 2 (5.13%) Terminal Services
7 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (5.13%) Xen
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) SCCM
2 4 (10.26%) SCOM
3 3 (7.69%) SCOrch
3 3 (7.69%) XenMobile
4 2 (5.13%) Puppet
5 1 (2.56%) PowerCLI
5 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Citrix
2 25 (64.10%) VMware
3 20 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 7 (17.95%) AppSense
4 7 (17.95%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) Veeam
6 5 (12.82%) CheckPoint
7 3 (7.69%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.13%) Altiris
8 2 (5.13%) HP
8 2 (5.13%) Intel
8 2 (5.13%) Juniper
8 2 (5.13%) NetApp
8 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 1 (2.56%) EMC
9 1 (2.56%) IBM
9 1 (2.56%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.56%) Oracle