Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 429 414 342
Rank change year-on-year -15 -72 -57
Contract jobs citing XenApp 222 180 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.44% 0.61%
As % of the System Software category 3.73% 3.61% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 118 177
London median daily rate £330 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £153 £223 £247
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
England median daily rate £325 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 4
London median hourly rate £105.00 £16.29 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +544.57% -61.44% +92.05%
10th Percentile £102.50 £16.29 £24.13
90th Percentile £107.50 £33.75 £133.65
England median hourly rate £45.00 £16.29 £31.56
% change year-on-year +176.24% -48.38% +37.20%

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 5,955 4,983 4,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.68% 12.06% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,372 3,418 2,918
London median daily rate £500 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £191 £200 £180
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 142 197
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +26.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.30 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £16.36 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.25% +6.67% -3.23%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -4 59 £354 -15.27% 13
South London -30 12 £375 -16.67%
East London +2 8 £275 -8.33% 5
North London - 3 £155 - 2
West London -36 1 £220 -56.00% 5
XenApp
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 208 (93.69%) Citrix
2 173 (77.93%) Windows
3 117 (52.70%) Active Directory
4 107 (48.20%) VMware
5 104 (46.85%) Microsoft
6 92 (41.44%) Windows Server
7 77 (34.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 74 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 66 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 63 (28.38%) XenDesktop
11 61 (27.48%) Office 365
12 56 (25.23%) PowerShell
13 48 (21.62%) DNS
13 48 (21.62%) Windows 7
14 44 (19.82%) DHCP
14 44 (19.82%) Finance
15 41 (18.47%) SCCM
15 41 (18.47%) NetScaler
16 40 (18.02%) Windows 10
17 39 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
18 36 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
19 34 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
20 33 (14.86%) Ivanti
20 33 (14.86%) ITIL
21 31 (13.96%) MS Exchange
22 30 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
23 29 (13.06%) Linux
24 28 (12.61%) Migration
25 26 (11.71%) Hyper-V
26 25 (11.26%) Cisco

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 31 (13.96%) MS Exchange
2 19 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (4.95%) IIS
4 11 (4.95%) Skype for Business
5 10 (4.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (2.25%) Apache
7 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.80%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.90%) JBoss
10 1 (0.45%) CMS
10 1 (0.45%) Drupal
10 1 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (17.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 61 (27.48%) Office 365
2 34 (15.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.50%) IaaS
5 6 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.70%) PaaS
6 4 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.80%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 48 (21.62%) DNS
2 44 (19.82%) DHCP
3 41 (18.47%) NetScaler
4 17 (7.66%) SAN
5 16 (7.21%) LAN
6 15 (6.76%) Firewall
6 15 (6.76%) TCP/IP
6 15 (6.76%) VPN
6 15 (6.76%) WAN
7 13 (5.86%) iSCSI
8 10 (4.50%) VoIP
9 9 (4.05%) Skype
10 8 (3.60%) VLAN
11 7 (3.15%) Internet
12 6 (2.70%) MPLS
13 5 (2.25%) VSAN
14 4 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.80%) Fibre Channel
14 4 (1.80%) Telnet
15 3 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.35%) MySQL
4 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.45%) Power BI
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.50%) MSI
2 4 (1.80%) InstallShield
2 4 (1.80%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (0.90%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (19.82%) Finance
2 19 (8.56%) Banking
3 7 (3.15%) Legal
4 5 (2.25%) Law
5 4 (1.80%) Retail
6 3 (1.35%) Front Office
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 49 (22.07%) Analyst
2 33 (14.86%) Citrix Engineer
3 25 (11.26%) Service Analyst
3 25 (11.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (8.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 18 (8.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 17 (7.66%) Citrix Support
6 17 (7.66%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.86%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.41%) Citrix Analyst
8 12 (5.41%) Desktop Support
9 11 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (4.95%) Citrix Specialist
10 10 (4.50%) Applications Packager
10 10 (4.50%) Infrastructure Support
11 9 (4.05%) Applications Engineer
12 8 (3.60%) Consultant
12 8 (3.60%) Server Specialist
12 8 (3.60%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) .NET
1 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET
1 3 (1.35%) LDAP
2 2 (0.90%) Middleware
2 2 (0.90%) OCX
3 1 (0.45%) JSON
3 1 (0.45%) LAMP
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
3 1 (0.45%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.46%) Data Centre
2 12 (5.41%) Clustering
3 11 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.95%) Blackberry
4 10 (4.50%) Replication
5 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.25%) Fat Client
6 5 (2.25%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.35%) EMC VNX
7 3 (1.35%) PKI
7 3 (1.35%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.90%) Wiki
9 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.45%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.45%) NHS
9 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 173 (77.93%) Windows
2 92 (41.44%) Windows Server
3 77 (34.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (21.62%) Windows 7
6 40 (18.02%) Windows 10
7 29 (13.06%) Linux
8 20 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (5.41%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (2.70%) Apple iOS
11 6 (2.70%) Unix
11 6 (2.70%) Windows 8
12 5 (2.25%) Solaris
13 4 (1.80%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.35%) Windows XP
15 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (14.86%) ITIL
2 28 (12.61%) Migration
3 20 (9.01%) Incident Management
4 16 (7.21%) Application Packaging
5 14 (6.31%) High Availability
5 14 (6.31%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (5.41%) Application Virtualisation
6 12 (5.41%) Capacity Management
7 11 (4.95%) Problem Management
7 11 (4.95%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.05%) DevOps
9 9 (4.05%) Load Balancing
9 9 (4.05%) Service Delivery
10 8 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (3.60%) Project Management
11 7 (3.15%) CRM
11 7 (3.15%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 7 (3.15%) Server Building
11 7 (3.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (25.23%) PowerShell
2 24 (10.81%) SQL
3 13 (5.86%) VBScript
4 5 (2.25%) C
4 5 (2.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.80%) VB
6 3 (1.35%) C#
6 3 (1.35%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.45%) Perl
8 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.60%) MCSE
4 7 (3.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.70%) CCA
5 6 (2.70%) CCEA
5 6 (2.70%) Degree
6 4 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.80%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.35%) CCNA
7 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.35%) MCITP
7 3 (1.35%) MCSA
7 3 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.90%) MCP
8 2 (0.90%) PMP
9 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.45%) NCDA
9 1 (0.45%) NCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.35%) PMO
1 3 (1.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 117 (52.70%) Active Directory
2 74 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (28.38%) XenDesktop
4 36 (16.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 30 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (11.71%) Hyper-V
7 14 (6.31%) vSphere
8 10 (4.50%) DFS Replication
8 10 (4.50%) XenServer
9 9 (4.05%) NFS
10 5 (2.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.80%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (1.35%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.90%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.90%) VMware NSX
13 2 (0.90%) Xen
14 1 (0.45%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.45%) Docker
14 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (18.47%) SCCM
2 23 (10.36%) SCOM
3 9 (4.05%) vMotion
4 8 (3.60%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (2.70%) XenMobile
6 4 (1.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (1.80%) Nagios
6 4 (1.80%) vCenter Server
6 4 (1.80%) WSUS
7 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.35%) SCOrch
7 3 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.35%) ThinApp
8 2 (0.90%) AirWatch
8 2 (0.90%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.90%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.90%) HP SIM
8 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (0.90%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 208 (93.69%) Citrix
2 107 (48.20%) VMware
3 104 (46.85%) Microsoft
4 33 (14.86%) Ivanti
5 25 (11.26%) Cisco
6 19 (8.56%) HP
6 19 (8.56%) NetApp
7 17 (7.66%) Dell
8 16 (7.21%) Apple
9 13 (5.86%) IBM
10 10 (4.50%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.05%) Altiris
11 9 (4.05%) CheckPoint
12 8 (3.60%) EMC
13 7 (3.15%) CommVault
13 7 (3.15%) EqualLogic
13 7 (3.15%) Sun
14 6 (2.70%) 3PAR
14 6 (2.70%) Veeam
15 3 (1.35%) Wyse