Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 15 November 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 399 476 413
Rank change year-on-year +77 -63 -131
Contract jobs citing XenApp 240 174 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.52% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the System Software category 3.31% 3.04% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 121 137
London median daily rate £400 £339 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.99% -15.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £175 £223
90th Percentile £525 £513 £500
England median daily rate £375 £336 £336
% change year-on-year +11.52% - -7.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 13
London median hourly rate £25.00 - £16.29
England median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year -19.00% -5.66% -21.48%

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 7,256 5,722 5,535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 15.63% 12.18% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,321 4,091 3,827
London median daily rate £510 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% +5.56% +12.36%
10th Percentile £200 £185 £193
90th Percentile £656 £638 £613
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 147 145
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +24.24% -
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.30 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.31 £50.80 £49.68
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.78 £15.50
% change year-on-year -4.63% +8.24% -3.13%

XenApp
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing XenApp as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing XenApp in London over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for XenApp in London

XenApp
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Central London 0 58 £400 +18.52% 13
West London +6 11 £400 +10.34% 8
North London -4 8 £175 -42.15% 1
South London -13 8 £406 +24.85% 4
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for XenApp.

1 220 (91.67%) Citrix
2 191 (79.58%) Windows
3 128 (53.33%) XenDesktop
4 122 (50.83%) Active Directory
5 108 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 106 (44.17%) VMware
7 87 (36.25%) Windows Server
8 82 (34.17%) Windows 10
9 80 (33.33%) Finance
10 77 (32.08%) Microsoft App-V
11 72 (30.00%) SCCM
11 72 (30.00%) PowerShell
12 57 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
13 56 (23.33%) Office 365
14 51 (21.25%) Ivanti
15 50 (20.83%) Windows 7
16 48 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
17 46 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
18 43 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 42 (17.50%) DNS
20 41 (17.08%) DHCP
21 38 (15.83%) ITIL
21 38 (15.83%) NetScaler
22 33 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
23 32 (13.33%) MS Exchange
24 29 (12.08%) vSphere
25 28 (11.67%) Cisco
26 24 (10.00%) SQL Server
26 24 (10.00%) Migration
27 23 (9.58%) SQL

XenApp
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 32 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (5.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (5.42%) IIS
5 8 (3.33%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.50%) Drupal
7 4 (1.67%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.25%) CMS
8 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.83%) Apache
9 2 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Infor SunSystems
1 2 (0.83%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 56 (23.33%) Office 365
2 33 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.17%) IaaS
5 8 (3.33%) Mimecast
6 7 (2.92%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 4 (1.67%) SaaS
9 3 (1.25%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (1.25%) G Suite
9 3 (1.25%) GitHub
9 3 (1.25%) IBM Cloud
9 3 (1.25%) PaaS
9 3 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.42%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (17.50%) DNS
2 41 (17.08%) DHCP
3 38 (15.83%) NetScaler
4 17 (7.08%) VPN
5 16 (6.67%) SAN
6 14 (5.83%) Firewall
7 10 (4.17%) Skype
8 9 (3.75%) MPLS
9 8 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 8 (3.33%) VoIP
10 6 (2.50%) LAN
10 6 (2.50%) WAN
11 5 (2.08%) Internet
11 5 (2.08%) VSAN
12 4 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (1.67%) iSCSI
12 4 (1.67%) VPLS
13 3 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
13 3 (1.25%) NAS
13 3 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.67%) MySQL
4 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.25%) Blockchain
5 3 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.83%) Big Data
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (7.92%) MSI
2 13 (5.42%) AdminStudio
3 4 (1.67%) InstallShield
4 3 (1.25%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.83%) AutoIt
5 2 (0.83%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.83%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 80 (33.33%) Finance
2 17 (7.08%) Banking
3 10 (4.17%) Legal
4 5 (2.08%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.08%) Law
5 4 (1.67%) Publishing
5 4 (1.67%) Retail
5 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.25%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.83%) Billing
7 2 (0.83%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) French Language
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (26.25%) Citrix Engineer
2 43 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 29 (12.08%) Analyst
4 25 (10.42%) Architect
5 23 (9.58%) Desktop Support
6 20 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (5.83%) Applications Packager
8 13 (5.42%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (5.00%) Citrix Analyst
9 12 (5.00%) Citrix Support
9 12 (5.00%) Service Analyst
9 12 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
10 11 (4.58%) Citrix Architect
10 11 (4.58%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.17%) Citrix Specialist
12 9 (3.75%) Enterprise Architect
12 9 (3.75%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.75%) Messaging Architect
12 9 (3.75%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.75%) Web Services
2 6 (2.50%) .NET
2 6 (2.50%) LAMP
2 6 (2.50%) LDAP
3 4 (1.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.67%) OCX
4 3 (1.25%) JSON
4 3 (1.25%) SAML
4 3 (1.25%) X-Windows
5 2 (0.83%) XMPP
6 1 (0.42%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.42%) Spring
6 1 (0.42%) Swagger
6 1 (0.42%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.42%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.00%) Clustering
4 9 (3.75%) Taxonomies
5 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.25%) iPhone
6 3 (1.25%) User Experience
7 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.83%) iPad
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.42%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.42%) NHS
8 1 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 191 (79.58%) Windows
2 87 (36.25%) Windows Server
3 82 (34.17%) Windows 10
4 50 (20.83%) Windows 7
5 48 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (19.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (9.58%) Linux
8 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.92%) Unix
9 7 (2.92%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.50%) Android
11 5 (2.08%) Ubuntu
11 5 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.67%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (1.25%) Apple iOS
13 3 (1.25%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.42%) Debian
14 1 (0.42%) SUSE
14 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (17.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 38 (15.83%) ITIL
3 24 (10.00%) Migration
4 18 (7.50%) Application Virtualisation
4 18 (7.50%) Change Management
5 16 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 16 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 15 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 15 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (5.42%) SDLC
8 12 (5.00%) Application Packaging
8 12 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (4.58%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (4.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (3.75%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (3.75%) Risk Management
11 9 (3.75%) TOGAF
11 9 (3.75%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 23 (9.58%) SQL
3 17 (7.08%) VBScript
4 11 (4.58%) VB
5 10 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 8 (3.33%) Perl
7 5 (2.08%) Python
8 4 (1.67%) C#
8 4 (1.67%) Ruby
9 3 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.25%) VBA
10 1 (0.42%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (5.83%) Degree
2 12 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
3 10 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.75%) MCSE
5 7 (2.92%) CCA
6 5 (2.08%) MCSA
7 4 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.42%) CCAA
8 1 (0.42%) CCNP
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.42%) MCITP
8 1 (0.42%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.33%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) GDPR
2 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 128 (53.33%) XenDesktop
2 122 (50.83%) Active Directory
3 77 (32.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 57 (23.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (12.08%) vSphere
6 19 (7.92%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (7.50%) Hyper-V
8 16 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
9 13 (5.42%) XenServer
10 9 (3.75%) DFS Replication
10 9 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (2.50%) BitLocker
11 6 (2.50%) Xen
12 4 (1.67%) Firmware
12 4 (1.67%) Terminal Services
12 4 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (1.25%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 2 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 72 (30.00%) SCCM
2 19 (7.92%) SCOM
3 11 (4.58%) Microsoft Clustering
3 11 (4.58%) SCOrch
4 9 (3.75%) XenMobile
5 8 (3.33%) vCenter Server
6 6 (2.50%) HP SIM
7 5 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (2.08%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.08%) Nagios
7 5 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 4 (1.67%) Ansible
8 4 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (1.67%) Puppet
8 4 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (1.67%) WSUS
9 3 (1.25%) AirWatch
9 3 (1.25%) EdgeSight
9 3 (1.25%) SafeCom
Vendors
1 220 (91.67%) Citrix
2 108 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 106 (44.17%) VMware
4 51 (21.25%) Ivanti
5 28 (11.67%) Cisco
6 23 (9.58%) HP
7 16 (6.67%) Wyse
8 15 (6.25%) Apple
9 12 (5.00%) Avaya
10 11 (4.58%) Dell
11 9 (3.75%) NetApp
12 6 (2.50%) IBM
12 6 (2.50%) iManage
12 6 (2.50%) Oracle
12 6 (2.50%) Symantec
12 6 (2.50%) Veritas
13 5 (2.08%) McAfee
14 4 (1.67%) CommVault
14 4 (1.67%) MobileIron
14 4 (1.67%) ServiceNow