Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 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
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 166 211 220
Rank change year-on-year +45 +9 -9
Contract jobs citing XenApp 52 50 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.92% 0.71% 0.50%
As % of the System Software category 5.74% 4.08% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 33
City of London median daily rate £475 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +4.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £358 £213 £148
90th Percentile £550 £475 £533
Central London median daily rate £450 £390 £370
% change year-on-year +15.38% +5.41% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 - -

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 906 1,225 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.96% 17.28% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 969 683
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £209 £158 £200
90th Percentile £656 £650 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £525 £480
% change year-on-year -4.76% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 36 24
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +16.67% -28.26%
10th Percentile £12.76 £13.66 £10.33
90th Percentile £31.50 £25.50 £26.98
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.30% +16.67% -13.16%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019, 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 52 (100.00%) Citrix
2 43 (82.69%) Windows
3 42 (80.77%) XenDesktop
4 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
5 34 (65.38%) Microsoft
6 23 (44.23%) Banking
7 22 (42.31%) VMware
7 22 (42.31%) Windows Server
8 17 (32.69%) SCCM
9 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 14 (26.92%) ITIL
10 14 (26.92%) Finance
11 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (23.08%) Office 365
12 12 (23.08%) NetScaler
13 11 (21.15%) Virtual Environments
13 11 (21.15%) Windows 10
14 10 (19.23%) German Language
14 10 (19.23%) Russian Language
14 10 (19.23%) Ivanti
15 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
15 9 (17.31%) Mobile Device Management
16 8 (15.38%) Service Management
16 8 (15.38%) DNS
17 7 (13.46%) Citrix Certification
17 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
17 7 (13.46%) DHCP
17 7 (13.46%) MCSE

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 16 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (23.08%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Azure
3 2 (3.85%) AWS
4 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.92%) GCP
4 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) NetScaler
2 8 (15.38%) DNS
3 7 (13.46%) DHCP
4 4 (7.69%) SAN
5 3 (5.77%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
6 2 (3.85%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.92%) Firewall
7 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.92%) Network Security
7 1 (1.92%) Skype
7 1 (1.92%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MSI
2 4 (7.69%) InstallShield
2 4 (7.69%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (44.23%) Banking
2 14 (26.92%) Finance
3 10 (19.23%) German Language
3 10 (19.23%) Russian Language
4 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Publishing
6 1 (1.92%) Front Office
6 1 (1.92%) International Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (15.38%) Citrix Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) Administrator
3 7 (13.46%) Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) IT Support
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Wintel Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) React
1 1 (1.92%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 43 (82.69%) Windows
2 22 (42.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (21.15%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 13 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (21.15%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (17.31%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (15.38%) Service Management
6 6 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
7 4 (7.69%) E-Discovery
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.69%) ITSM
7 4 (7.69%) PRINCE
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (5.77%) CRM
8 3 (5.77%) Proactive Monitoring
9 2 (3.85%) Fintech
9 2 (3.85%) Line Management
9 2 (3.85%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.62%) VBScript
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (13.46%) MCSE
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (11.54%) MCSA
3 4 (7.69%) CCA
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.92%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (80.77%) XenDesktop
2 36 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (13.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
6 5 (9.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (9.62%) Xen
7 4 (7.69%) DFS Replication
7 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (3.85%) vSphere
9 1 (1.92%) Firmware
9 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 17 (32.69%) SCCM
2 6 (11.54%) XenMobile
3 4 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 4 (7.69%) Jamf Pro
3 4 (7.69%) Perfmon
3 4 (7.69%) SCOM
3 4 (7.69%) WSUS
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (3.85%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.92%) Istio
5 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.92%) Netcool
5 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Citrix
2 34 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 22 (42.31%) VMware
4 10 (19.23%) Ivanti
5 5 (9.62%) HP
5 5 (9.62%) McAfee
5 5 (9.62%) Symantec
6 4 (7.69%) Lumension
7 2 (3.85%) Dell
7 2 (3.85%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.92%) arcserve
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.92%) Google
8 1 (1.92%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.92%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (1.92%) Remedy
8 1 (1.92%) Sophos
8 1 (1.92%) Splunk
8 1 (1.92%) Veeam