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 3 months to 28 June 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 143 135
Rank change year-on-year -10 -8  
Contract jobs citing XenApp 13 22 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.65% 1.22%
As % of the System Software category 3.92% 6.04% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 50
Median daily rate £323 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £438 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £295 £310
% change year-on-year +8.47% -4.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -16.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £28.75 £18.66
% change year-on-year -28.69% +54.09%  

XenApp is in the system software skills category. The next 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.

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 332 364 560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.17% 10.81% 9.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 543 674
Median daily rate £463 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +26.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £635 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 62
Median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -16.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.78 £11.25 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £140.50 £22.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -28.88% +28.57%  

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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

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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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in the City of London

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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 28 June 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 31 (96.88%) Citrix
2 21 (65.63%) Windows
3 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
3 18 (56.25%) VMware
4 16 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
6 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
8 10 (31.25%) SCCM
9 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
11 7 (21.88%) Symantec
11 7 (21.88%) Office 365
11 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
12 6 (18.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 6 (18.75%) MSI
12 6 (18.75%) SAN
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
12 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
12 6 (18.75%) AppSense
12 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (18.75%) vSphere
13 5 (15.63%) VBScript
13 5 (15.63%) Dell
13 5 (15.63%) Migration

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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 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (3.13%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 4 (12.50%) WAN
4 3 (9.38%) DHCP
4 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.13%) BGP
6 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (3.13%) IPv4
6 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.13%) SSL
6 1 (3.13%) VLAN
6 1 (3.13%) VoIP
6 1 (3.13%) VPN
6 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MSI
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.13%) Publishing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.13%) CESG
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) PKI
4 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 13 (40.63%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
8 1 (3.13%) Linux
8 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Migration
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 2 (6.25%) IT Asset Management
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.25%) Statistics
4 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.13%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.13%) Application Rationalisation
5 1 (3.13%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (3.13%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Personalization
5 1 (3.13%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) VBScript
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) CCA
1 2 (6.25%) CCNA
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) MCSE
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (18.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (18.75%) vSphere
6 5 (15.63%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.13%) BitLocker
8 1 (3.13%) DFS Replication
8 1 (3.13%) ISA Server
8 1 (3.13%) Terminal Server
8 1 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 6 (18.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (12.50%) SCOM
4 3 (9.38%) SCOrch
4 3 (9.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (6.25%) SCSM
6 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
6 1 (3.13%) EdgeSight
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Citrix
2 18 (56.25%) VMware
3 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Symantec
5 6 (18.75%) AppSense
6 5 (15.63%) Dell
7 4 (12.50%) Altiris
7 4 (12.50%) EMC
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco
8 3 (9.38%) HP
8 3 (9.38%) NetApp
9 2 (6.25%) Wyse
10 1 (3.13%) Apple
10 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.13%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (3.13%) F5
10 1 (3.13%) IBM
10 1 (3.13%) MobileIron
10 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.13%) Veeam