Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 158 208 209
Rank change year-on-year +50 +1 -10
Contract jobs citing XenApp 32 43 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.69% 0.63% 0.67%
As % of the System Software category 4.82% 3.44% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 40 44
City of London median daily rate £425 £388 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +8.77% -16.18%
10th Percentile £357 £201 £176
90th Percentile £500 £526 £530
Central London median daily rate £410 £388 £354
% change year-on-year +5.81% +9.54% -16.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £19.75 - -
Central London median hourly rate £19.75 - -

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 664 1,249 914
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.26% 18.43% 12.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 954 728
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £192 £158 £263
90th Percentile £653 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 26
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +4.76% -29.48%
10th Percentile £12.42 £12.30 £10.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £24.34 £26.63
Central London median hourly rate £19.33 £18.76 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.01% +17.25% -27.41%

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

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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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020, 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 32 (100.00%) Citrix
2 26 (81.25%) Windows
3 25 (78.13%) XenDesktop
4 24 (75.00%) VMware
5 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
6 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (50.00%) NetScaler
9 15 (46.88%) ITIL
10 13 (40.63%) Finance
10 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
10 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
11 12 (37.50%) Windows 10
11 12 (37.50%) Office 365
12 11 (34.38%) SCCM
13 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 9 (28.13%) Symantec
14 9 (28.13%) McAfee
14 9 (28.13%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (28.13%) Ivanti
15 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (25.00%) XenMobile
15 8 (25.00%) Service Management
16 7 (21.88%) DNS
16 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
16 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
17 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
17 6 (18.75%) DHCP

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 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (37.50%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) OneDrive
3 1 (3.13%) AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 7 (21.88%) DNS
3 6 (18.75%) DHCP
4 5 (15.63%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
5 2 (6.25%) Network Security
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.13%) Skype
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) VPLS
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MSI
2 4 (12.50%) InstallShield
2 4 (12.50%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 3 (9.38%) Banking
4 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) IT Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Citrix Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Exchange Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Virtualisation Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows 10
4 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (25.00%) Service Management
4 5 (15.63%) ITIL V3
4 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 4 (12.50%) E-Discovery
5 4 (12.50%) ITSM
5 4 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.25%) CRM
7 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 1 (3.13%) Change Control
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.13%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) VBScript
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) Citrix Certification
2 6 (18.75%) MCSE
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (15.63%) MCSA
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
4 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (9.38%) CCA
6 1 (3.13%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) XenDesktop
2 21 (65.63%) Active Directory
3 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (28.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (21.88%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (12.50%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 4 (12.50%) DFS Replication
6 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 4 (12.50%) Xen
7 3 (9.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (6.25%) vSphere
9 1 (3.13%) Firmware
9 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) SCCM
2 8 (25.00%) XenMobile
3 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.50%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (12.50%) Perfmon
3 4 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Citrix
2 24 (75.00%) VMware
3 20 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Ivanti
4 9 (28.13%) McAfee
4 9 (28.13%) Symantec
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) Altiris
6 4 (12.50%) Lumension
7 3 (9.38%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco
8 1 (3.13%) Dell
8 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
8 1 (3.13%) NVIDIA
8 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds